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Sugar, Sugar…

By Rebecca Cooper

July 18, 2013 | 8:11 am

Proven to be more addictive than cocaine, a closer look at Sugar may help to explain America’s rise in obesity, diabetes and the new focus on food addiction.

A 2007 study (Lenoir,... read on

  • Secret Sufferings in Plain Sight

    By Rebecca Cooper

    June 25, 2013 | 11:07 am

    Amy Winehouse’s brother, Alex, reported to the Observer Magazine that he believes bulimia killed his sister.

    Although the family knew Amy suffered from an eating disorder since her early teens, Alex says no one talked about it. The Winehouse family is indicative of so many other... read on

  • Male Eating Disorders: A Real Thing

    By Rebecca Cooper

    May 21, 2013 | 7:43 am

    Recently, People Magazine came out with an article about Ashley Hamilton talking openly about his struggles with an eating disorder. I applaud Ashley for coming out about having an eating disorder. The shame, guilt and misunderstanding of eating disorders makes it hard for anyone... read on

  • Eating Disorders and Older Women

    By Rebecca Cooper

    March 4, 2013 | 8:54 am

    Sixty-six percent of America’s adult population is overweight. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported earlier this year that 35.7 percent of adults and 16.9 percent of children age 2 to 19 are obese.

    Marketdata Enterprises, Inc., an independent market... read on

  • 7 Reasons Why Diets Don’t Work

    By Rebecca Cooper

    January 28, 2013 | 12:47 pm

    Have you been on more than one diet? How many? Just answering that question tells you a lot. If diets worked you would not be spending your money on one diet (plan, book, program, supplement, diet foods, pill, etc.) after another. Marketdata Enterprises, Inc. (2011), an independent... read on

  • Holidays and Eating Mindfully

    By Rebecca Cooper

    November 28, 2012 | 7:45 am

    As the holidays are well upon us, you man be looking for that perfect diet. You want to look your best for the family and friends you may not have seen since last holiday season. You have to lose those ten pounds you gained since last year. So you diet and restrict as the holidays... read on

  • National Diabetes Awareness Month: Sugar isn’t such a sweet Deal!

    By Rebecca Cooper

    November 1, 2012 | 10:04 am

    As we enter November's National Diabetes Awareness Month , a closer look at Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup may help to explain America's rise in obesity, diabetes and the new focus on food addiction.

    Ironically, when the government ordered cocaine removed from all Coca-Cola... read on




Rebecca Cooper is a California licensed therapist, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and the Founder of Rebecca’s House Eating Disorder Treatment Programs™. She is the...

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