Healthy-looking sufferers of "eating disorder not otherwise specified" face higher mortality rate than bulimia and anorexia

Healthy-looking sufferers of 'eating disorder not otherwise specified' face higher mortality rate than bulimia and anorexia | UPDATED: 22:27 GMT, 14 November 2012 The relatively unknown EDNOS, or 'eating disorder not otherwise specified,' affects 24million Americans; the sufferers lost in a realm between bulimia and anorexia, where their symptoms are the same, but don't fully meet the full criteria of those disorders. EDNOS, where sufferers usually look healthy while exhibiting a combination of eating disorders, such as being strict with counting calories but also purging after eating, is a deadly condition – with a mortality rate of 5.2per cent, higher than both anorexia and bulimia. Taylor, 20, who was recently diagnosed with EDNOS, told ABC News: 'It really feels like it is a second person inside of you.

Taylor Swift dons two bright hues to promote new album Red

Isn't she Swift! Taylor switches between multiple outfits as she races around New York in promotional blitz | UPDATED: 02:18 GMT, 23 October 2012 She has been counting down the days until her new studio album Red is released, getting her fans excited with creative Twitter pictures. But on the actual day of her latest musical offering being released, Taylor Swift opted to step out in more than just the bold hue of focus. After starting the day in scarlet, she slipping into a bright yellow frock, before pinning back her hair and pulling on a black cocktail dress.

Homeland or Downton Abbey? What your favourite TV series says about you

Are you hooked on Homeland or dying for more Downton What your favourite TV series says about you | UPDATED: 16:01 GMT, 1 October 2012 After months of counting down the days, Homeland is back on our screens this coming Sunday night on Channel 4. But what is it about the show that has the nation hooked Yes, there’s the intrigue — plus the dashing male lead Damian Lewis and the beautiful Claire Danes — but according to psychotherapist Dr Gary Solomon, there are deeper reasons for what makes a TV series so important to us. ‘Sitting down to watch an entertaining TV show that delves into issues relevant to your life is a non-threatening way to start getting to grips with your own problems,’ he says

"I didn"t want to be hungry": Once-obese chef drops over 200lbs by creating diet plan that wouldn"t deprive her of food she loves

'I didn't want to be hungry': Once-obese chef drops over 200lbs by creating diet plan that wouldn't deprive her of food she loves | UPDATED: 17:46 GMT, 19 July 2012 A once-morbidly obese chef has revealed how she lost 200lbs by creating a diet plan that allowed her to cut calories without feeling guilty or hungry. Barbara Feinstein, 57, from Boynton Beach, Florida, wore a dress size 28, and tipped the scales at 330lbs at her heaviest.

Tricia Penrose said her mother"s cancer diagnosis was her calorie-counting wake-up call

'I'm finally learning to love my sexy size 12-14 curves,' says Tricia Penrose as she poses nude | UPDATED: 14:52 GMT, 10 April 2012 She has gone from a size 8 to a size 16 and back again several times over the past few years as she struggled with her weight. But Tricia Penrose said her obsession with calorie-counting went out the window as soon as her mother was diagnosed with lung cancer