The stomach is a muscular sac that is important for absorbing food and preparing food for further digestion.
Binge eating relates to a pattern of disordered eating in which an individual eats large quantities of food over a short period of time. It is commonly found in bulimic patients. Binge foods are characterized by high calories, sugar and starch. In a binge eating episode, the addict consumes a greater than average amount of food in a short period of time, often in secrecy.