Binge eating

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.
Michelle Malia
9.12.18
Meducation

MDMA Could Help Treat Eating Disorders

Ironic, given that people used to use it as an anorexia aid.
Natasha Preskey
2.8.18
psychedelics

Ayahuasca Is Being Studied as a Treatment for Eating Disorders

"It was like my brain was reprogrammed."
Jesse Hicks
9.27.17
mental health

Binge Eating Often Goes Hand in Hand With ADD

And one drug can actually treat both.
Vivien Fellegi
8.30.17
Transformations

I Used to Weigh 64 Pounds

As most people resolve to drop pounds this year, my goals include gains.
Kelly Uchima
1.23.17
Holy Shit

Is There a Scientific Explanation for Food Comas?

Researchers over-fed fruit flies to understand why you pass out after Thanksgiving dinner.
Michelle Malia
11.24.16
Thanksgiving

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.
Nick Rose
11.22.16
Munchies

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.
Nick Rose
7.19.16
Health

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.
Daisy Meager
6.3.16
Stuff

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?
Amelia Tait
7.30.15
Health

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.
Phoebe Hurst
7.22.15
Stuff

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...
Blake Butler
11.20.12