Some Vegetarians May Be At Risk of Eating Disorders
- Vegetarian: Making it a healthy choice. Clinton, Sally // New Moon Network;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p6
Focuses on vegetarianism. Why the author does not want to eat meat; Observation on the reasons of other girls for deciding to be vegetarians; How parents can prevent eating disorders in their children.
- VEGETARIAN TEENS. // Good Housekeeping;Nov2010, Vol. 251 Issue 5, p107
The article presents results from a study conducted by researchers at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University which found that vegetarian teenagers are more likely to diet unhealthily.
- Prisoners of the plate. Krizmanic, Judy // Vegetarian Times;Apr95, Issue 212, p100
Focuses on vegetarianism and eating disorders that are masked through vegetarian diet. Increased number of eating disorder patients who claim that they are vegetarians; Questions that help nutrition consultants detect problems; Intervention for a person with eating disorder.
- Eating Disorders in Teenage Vegetarians: Cause for Concern? Perry, C.L.; McGuire, M.T.; Mangels, Reed // Vegetarian Journal;2002, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p25
Reports on a study done by the University of Minnesota conducted in 2002 which suggests that teenage vegetarians are more likely to have eating disorders than non-vegetarians. Percentage of students of the survey sample who were vegetarians; Reason given by the students for following a...
- Dietary Restriction: A Comparison of Vegetarians and Non-vegetarians. // Eating Disorders Review;May/Jun2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p6
The article provides information on studies which examined the link between vegetarianism and eating disorders. An estimated 1% of the U.S. population identify themselves as vegetarians. Psychologist Dr. Alix Timko and colleagues observe the link between adherence to a vegetarian diet and the...
- Unhappy Meal. // Teen Vogue;Apr2010, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p152
The article discusses the relationship between girls who become vegetarians and eating disorders. According to a study by the University of Minnesota, about 20% of current and former vegetarians develop an obsession about food intake, compared to 10% of those who never became vegetarians. It...
- The eating disordered vegetarian. Woolsey, Monika M. // Healthy Weight Journal;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p32
Discusses the incidence of vegetarianism in women with eating disorders. Psychological considerations in eating disorders; Limited food choices of people with eating disorders; Relationship between vegetarian behavior and the individual's psychopathology; Test on motivations behind vegetarian...
- Practical Suggestions for Vegetarian Athletes. Laquale, Kathleen M. // Athletic Therapy Today;Jul2006, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p59
The article recommends health practices and behavior for vegetarian athletes. Vegetarians can be categorized by the types of foods that they consume. Vegetarian diets are more common among adolescents with eating disorders than in the general adolescent population. Athletic trainers should be...
- Fork in the Road. Mallozzi, Michelle // American Fitness;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p44
Focuses on the impact of vegetarianism on an athlete's health. Association of exercise on amenorrhea and osteoporosis; Effect of vegetarianism and sports participation on eating disorders; How to handle vegetarian athletes.