Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Binge drinking, dieting linked in drunkorexia study

CBC News, August 13, 2012

"A Simon Fraser University study in British Columbia is warning calorie-conscious young people, worried about gaining weight from binge drinking, not to cut out food in order to save space for alcohol.
The practice of foregoing food in order to binge drink and not gain weight — known as 'drunkorexia' — surfaced several years ago, but the SFU study is the first to look at its long-term effects.
SFU researcher Daniella Sieukaran followed 227 students at Toronto's York University, all aged between 17 and 21 years old, for four months." Read More

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