Binge Eating Disorder
Did You Know?
Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder in the United States, affecting 3.5% of women, 2% of men, and up to 1.6% of adolescents. It is when one can not stop eating until they are uncomfortably full. It can affect any age.
Ginger Spice aka Geri Halliwell:
Geri Halliwell suffered from binge eating disorder through out childhood, and her years with the Spice Girls. Along with BED she also had bulimia at the same time. Since she was in the spotlight it was easier to be made fun of by the public. Being a mother and help from others, she was able to overcome the disorder.