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The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorder

White, very young, and extremely thin. That is the image most conjure up when thinking of people with eating disorders. It’s just another false assumption about the meaning of fit, and the role that fat and food play in our lives. Recently researchers have been focusing their efforts on a demographic among whom eating disorders [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorder

How to approach someone you suspect has an eating disorder

You cannot force an anorexic to eat, convince a compulsive overeater to stop or keep a bulimic from purging. That doesn’t mean, though, that there’s no way to talk to someone close to you who you think may have an eating disorder. There are several approaches you can take to discuss your concerns in a [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to approach someone you suspect has an eating disorder

The New and Unimproved Eating Disorder

While many people who hear the phrase “eating disorder” picture the skeletal figure of an anorexic, but that is not an accurate depiction. The reality is eating disorders come in many forms, and manifest themselves differently in every patient. Many average weight and obese people also suffer from them. For experts who work with patients [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The New and Unimproved Eating Disorder

Is your ‘picky eater’ actually struggling with an eating disorder?

“I hate spinach.” How many parents have heard and responded to that emphatic statement with “But, you haven’t tried it!” While many kids go through periods of being “picky eaters,” you may have started to sense there may be something more serious going on with your child. You could be on to something – and [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is your ‘picky eater’ actually struggling with an eating disorder?

It’s Time To Talk About It

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week took place February 25th through March 4th and this year's theme was It's Time to Talk About It.  So let's talk about it. Signs of Common Eating Disorders Often the result of a traumatic experience or an underlying mental health issue, eating disorders affect approximately 8 million Americans of all ages, races, [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s Time To Talk About It

Are eating disorders among women of color on the rise?

Society has long believed that cultural identity shields women of color from media portrayals of eating disorders. Indeed, a study by the National Eating Disorder Association suggests minorities who are more in tune with their culture are less likely to develop negative attitudes toward eating. But as our melting pot continues to bubble, standards of beauty among minority groups are changing. And [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are eating disorders among women of color on the rise?

Eating Disorder Recovery Is Possible

There are really a lot of misconceptions out there when it comes to eating disorders. One of the most prevalent is that once you're diagnosed with an eating disorder you're stuck with that eating disorder for life. New research actually disproves this belief and sheds light on a few other misconceptions. Recovery is Actually the [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Eating Disorder Recovery Is Possible

#Fitspiration—Inspirational or Harmful?

How does a movement that is supposed to promote health actually damage women’s self-esteem and promote unhealthy behaviors? In the last decade obesity rates have soared throughout the world. In an effort to curb this epidemic there have been many attempts to inspire people to get healthy.  One of the most popular trends in this [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on #Fitspiration—Inspirational or Harmful?

Does stimulating the brain with electricity reduce bulimia?

Bulimia is a debilitating eating disorder affecting the lives of millions of females, who have higher rates of bulimia than males. Up to 4% of females will suffer from bulimia at some point in their lifetimes. Bulimia is especially debilitating because of its negative effects on sufferers' lifestyles and body images. Extreme dieting, exercise, self-induced vomiting [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Does stimulating the brain with electricity reduce bulimia?

The Importance of Taking Risks in Eating Disorder Recovery

Eating disorder recovery always involves stepping outside of your comfort zone and embracing a new, healthier lifestyle. Our culture sometimes overemphasizes staying comfortable at the expense of real change. That's especially true when it comes to the recovery process. During the first stages of treatment, you will find yourself constantly reexamining the underlying psychological issues that drive your [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Importance of Taking Risks in Eating Disorder Recovery