‘Pregorexia’: Extreme dieting by moms-to-be
Why didn’t successful dieting and exercise lead to better cardiovascular health? We can’t speak to the puzzling role of exercise here, but based on our expertise in dieting, we think that the explanation may be very simple: The definition of “successful” dieting is flawed. Let’s look closely at the definition of successful dieting. The Institute of Medicine considers a diet successful if people lose just 5 percent of their starting weight and maintain that weight loss for a year.
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30% of pregnant women in U.S. don’t gain enough While there are no known statistics on just how many pregnant women experience pregorexia, it is estimated that about 30% of American women garcinia cambogia dr oz don’t gain enough weight during pregnancy, according to Dr. Ovidio Bermudez, the chief medical officer at the Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado. “I think you’ve got to be careful not to overdraw conclusions,” Bermudez said. He wanted to make clear that not every woman who “struggles with weight gain” during pregnancy has an eating disorder. “But I think there is a significant number for whom this is really another struggle, another manifestation of their eating disorder-related pathology.
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