VICE Guide to Life
When You're Worried a Friend Has an Eating Disorder, It's Time to Make Some Hard Calls
Here's how to decide if you should say something.
MDMA Could Help Treat Eating Disorders
Ironic, given that people used to use it as an anorexia aid.
Ayahuasca Is Being Studied as a Treatment for Eating Disorders
"It was like my brain was reprogrammed."
Binge Eating Often Goes Hand in Hand With ADD
And one drug can actually treat both.
I Used to Weigh 64 Pounds
As most people resolve to drop pounds this year, my goals include gains.
Is There a Scientific Explanation for Food Comas?
Researchers over-fed fruit flies to understand why you pass out after Thanksgiving dinner.
Why the Holidays Are Hell for People with Binge Eating Disorders
During the Holidays, bingeing is not only tolerated, but encouraged. But for the 30 million Americans who struggle with an eating disorder the holidays are a time when stress and anxiety are at their peak.
Hormone Released During Sex Could Lead to Less Binge Eating
From making orgasms better to essentially getting us drunk without a hangover, the “cuddle hormone” has benefits that extend far beyond its evolutionary goal of mother-child bonding.
Scientists Might Have Figured Out How to Stop You From Binge Eating
New research from Johns Hopkins University has found that suppressing certain neurons in rats’ brains can make them less likely to seek sugary rewards. This could have implications for human behaviour, too.
Is Obesity a Psychological or Physical Problem?
How does someone become morbidly obese? Are people genetically predisposed to it, or is it a case of nurture over nature?
Scientists Have Figured Out Why Some Teenagers Binge Eat
New research from University College London has identified the genetic variations that may cause certain teenagers to binge eat.
My Greatest Performances in Binge Eating
My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, because the whole point of it is to eat like a hog and then lie on the floor and pretend we aren’t a country of tunnel-visioned murderers. Food fills your blood and brain, and if anybody talks to you it is...