Specifically, children who had an emotional eating score above the median for that behaviour (i.e., had a greater propensity to eat
when bored, when in a negative mood and in a disorderly manner between meals) had at least a 0.8 kg/[m.sup.2] larger BMI, a 0.01 unit larger waist-to-height ratio, a 0.004 unit larger waist-to-hip ratio, a 3.1 cm larger waist girth, and a 2.1 cm larger hip girth compared to children who had an emotional eating score below the median.
They're backed by good science, they're specific (not just "eat
less bad fat"), they go beyond the obvious ("switch from whole milk to fat-free"), and they're doable.
"The fat is there for a reason, just eat
it in moderation.
At family dinner tables around the globe, prodding mothers have dished out the same refrain for decades: "Eat
your fish," they say.
offer a number of advantages over individuals.
The government has long been involved in what our children eat
at school and how much they exercise.
/ He eats
us; we think we eat
him, / And we do eat
him, of this we can be certain."  Bynum comments that in these verses, "eating is a central metaphor not merely because the eucharist is the place in Christian ritual in which God is most intimately received but also because to eat
and to be eaten express the interpenetration and mutual engulfing...
Anorexia nervosa: The individual is terrified of becoming fat, refusing to eat
or maintain normal body weight.
If you eat
just a small selection of produce items, you'll miss the phytochemical advantages you'd get with a wide variety.
Nadja Auermann, who "eats
like a horse" (according to Tina Gaudoin) and who lost half her body weight before becoming a supermodel (according to the 1994 Vogue article "Platinum Hit") reportedly still has high anxiety about her weight.
But the average vegetarian eats
a far healthier diet than the average omnivore.
This report provides more support for recommendations to eat
more whole grains, fruits, and vegetables--in other words, a more plant-based diet.