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Researchers Find Strong Link Between Obesity, Eating Disorders

Researchers associated with the University of Western Sydney (Australia) have found a strong link between obesity and eating disorders:
"People who are overweight or have weight disorder have higher weight and shape concerns, and often engage much more commonly in extreme weight control behaviors, which then develop into more serious disordered eating and eating disorders such as binge eating..."
The best way to treat an obese individual who also struggles with disordered eating is to incorporate a combined approach of counseling, diet, and exercise. Source: The World Today

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