According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, binge eating is defined as uncontrolled compulsive eating, especially as a symptom of bulimia or binge eating disorder(BED). Individuals, who suffer from a (BED), usually, consume, abnormally large amounts of food, quickly. The condition causes sufferers to eat until they are painfully full. we live in a society that accepts encourages overindulging . Therefore, there are probably several occasions on which we eat more than we should. In order for a person to be diagnosed with a (BED), they would have to experience episodes of (“Binge Eating”). that “occur, on average, at least 2 days a week for 6 months Wonderlich et al. (2003). Binge eating is an old problem, whose frequency is on the rise thanks to our culture’s obsession with being thin, which is in direct conflict to our love of high-fat junk food.
What Causes Binge Eating Disorder
Binge-eating disorder is probably the most common illness faced by those struggling with eating disorders. Binge eating disorder probably affects 2% of all adults (Web MD, 2011…