Does a bowl full of luscious Lindt balls make you drool? Or can you learn to turn those cravings into other thoughts?
Fitspiration is a rising global movement within social media that encourages weight loss, healthy eating and exercise through inspirational fitness images and slogans.
Belly dancers are more satisfied with their bodies and have better body image than young women who don’t belly dance, new Flinders research shows.
Targeting perfectionism may be of benefit in buffering young people against the development of eating disorders.
Flinders University has honoured a group of its most eminent professors with the inaugural award of the title of “Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor”.
Eating disorders are increasingly overlooked in Australia because society is too focused on obesity prevention, Professor Tracey Wade says.
Teenage girls are spending a concerning amount of time on the Internet, potentially leading to low self-esteem and body dissatisfaction.
Two Flinders University academics, psychologist Professor Marika Tiggemann and medical bioengineer Professor Karen Reynolds, have been elected as Fellows by their respective peak academic bodies, the Australian Academy of Social Sciences and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.