What is binge eating disorder? (and why it’s going unnoticed)

When you think of someone with an eating disorder, what image comes to your mind?

If you’re like most people, you might have pictured a very frail teenage girl?  This is often the image that we think of, these are the stories we most frequently hear and whilst these stories are incredibly important there are plenty of people living with an eating disorder who do not fit this image.

So it might surprise you to know Binge Eating Disorder (BED), is more common than Anorexia Nervosa?  It’s going unnoticed by health professionals and community members alike. Continue reading What is binge eating disorder? (and why it’s going unnoticed)