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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

Behind the curtain: Women hiding a secret eating disorder

While most people have heard of anorexia or bulimia, there are many facets of eating disorders that the public is not aware of. For example, few people are aware of another facet of common eating disorders called“chew and spit.” CHSP is relatively unknown as there has been little research on the subject. But the research [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Behind the curtain: Women hiding a secret eating disorder

Are eating disorders more common than previously thought?

Eating Disorders Are Much More Common in Older Women Than Previously Thought New evidence suggests that eating disorders are common in women ages thirty and older. Eating disorders are a serious issue in the United States. The latest research suggests that more than 30 million women and men in the U.S. suffer from some form [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are eating disorders more common than previously thought?

Congress just passed the first eating disorder legislation

Legislators and President Obama have passed a bill that prohibits health insurance providers from refusing to cover essential treatment for eating disorders. The bill even applies to residential treatment, which can cost up to $30,000 a month. Often denied coverage in the past, those suffering from eating disorders have gone to great lengths to afford [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congress just passed the first eating disorder legislation