Can You Stop at One Oreo? It Depends How Your Brain Is Wired, Elements’ Dr. Pamela Peeke Tells ABC News

Oreo cookies are as addictive as morphine and cocaine? No surprise there, Dr. Pamela Peeke, senior science advisor to Promises Behavioral Health, tells ABC News on Nightline. Dr. Peeke, a physician, nutrition and fitness expert, scientist and “New York Times” best-selling author, says the new study by researchers at Connecticut College “adds yet another piece…

Promises Behavioral Health Partners With Internationally Renowned Nutrition, Fitness Expert Dr. Pamela Peeke

Oct. 16, 2013 – Health expert, physician, scientist and “New York Times” best-selling author Dr. Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, partners with Promises Behavioral Health as its senior science advisor. Promises Behavioral Health welcomes nutrition and fitness expert, physician, scientist and “New York Times” best-selling author Dr. Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, as its senior science advisor. In this role,…

Past Weight Loss an Overlooked Factor in Disordered Eating

Researchers who study anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders commonly focus their attention on psychological aspects of these illnesses, including  one’s thought processes, belief structures and emotional changes. This focus makes sense, since these factors heavily determine the development of disordered eating behaviors. However, according to the results of a study published in August 2013…