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NUTR 200 Nutrition for Today 11/29/17 E. Kirk, PhD, RDN 1 Disordered Eating Behaviors Reading P 437, 440-446 Chapter 19 - Introduction, Determinants of Eating Behavior, Eating Challenges…, Eating Disorders Objectives for today: Define anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating disorder, female athlete triad Describe some characteristics of each of the disorders just listed Describe the health consequences of eating disorders in terms of long term clinical outcomes (bone health, anemia, immune health) Definitions Disordered eating = variety of abnormal or atypical eating behaviors used to reduce weight or maintain weight loss Eating disorder = Condition characterized by extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors surrounding body image and food Anorexia nervosa Bulimia nervosa About 13 million people in the US struggle with eating disorders. Approximately 90% are females between the ages of 15 and 35 10 to 20% of female college students to as high as 12 to 15% for females in medical and graduate schools. 4-10% of male college students Multiple factors contribute to eating behaviors and can also contribute to the development of an eating disorder:
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NUTR 200 Nutrition for Today 11/29/17 E. Kirk, PhD, RDN 2 Anorexia Nervosa 4 characteristics o Distortion of body image o Obsession with body size o Pre-occupation with dieting and thinness o Refusal to eat enough food
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