Calorie labeling found to impact those with eating disorders in different ways

A study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders by former RWJF Health & Society Scholar Christina Roberto, PhD, reveals that when ordering food from a menu with calorie labeling, those who suffer anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa were more likely to order significantly fewer calories, whereas those who suffer from binge eating disorder were more likely to order significantly more calories.  

Rumination Mediates the Relationship between Peer Alienation and Eating Pathology in Young Adolescent Girls

A tendency to dwell on negative events increases the risk of eating problems in young adolescent girls confirms study by Christina A. Roberto, Pop Center Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society scholar.