5 Instagram Accounts That Will Inspire You!

If you’re struggling with your body image or an eating disorder, there are plenty of times when just a little bit of inspiration would be all it takes to keep you on your plan toward recovery. When you find yourself in that situation, think Instagram. Power in Numbers There are sisters- and brothers-in-arms on social media [...]

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Learn to Prevent Eating Disorders With Strategic Science

The most effective treatment is prevention. When it comes to eating disorders, application of this common-sense approach is vigorously debated, mostly because there’s no consensus on what causes eating disorders. Enter Strategic Science The fundamental premise of strategic science is this: When scientists design a new study, they should think in terms of how their study findings [...]

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Does Your Child Have an Eating Disorder? Here are 5 Things You Need to Know

No one wants to think of their child being sick. Anytime a disease or disorder attacks our children, parents face the dread, fear and the panic that comes with it. This reaction is common for many illnesses, including eating disorders. When you watch, seemingly helpless, as your child refuses to eat what was once his [...]

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Depression & Eating Disorders: A Symbiotic Relationship

Misery loves company. We’ve all heard this particular idiom in some incarnation. The truth of the old saying holds when we look at how often depression accompanies the misery of an eating disorder or vice versa. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. (ANAD), fully half of those suffering from [...]

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5 Tips for Getting Through the 4th of July With an Eating Disorder

Recovering from an eating disorder is not an overnight event. It’s a process that takes time and will most likely have its ups and downs. It tends to transition through different phases, so having the resources you’ll need along your journey to recovery is important. Holidays Are Challenging For many coping with an eating disorder, [...]

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How to Get Through the Summer with an Eating Disorder

If most people had to choose a favorite time of year, they would choose summer. School’s out, the sunshine abounds, the sparkling cool water of the pool, the summer foods, the summer clothes – shorts, tank tops, bikinis. To those suffering from an eating disorder, all the above are like kryptonite. Summer is the time [...]

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Eating Disorders on the Rise

They are real. They are complex. They are devastating. And they are on the rise. Eating disorders were long thought to be a problem found among young, white females. There was the occasional anomaly, but for the most part, it was young, white females who suffered from this condition. Not anymore. Equal Opportunity Disorder There [...]

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Eating Disorder Recovery: Restoring a Positive Self-Image

Many eating disorders are born of a negative self-image. There can be numerous catalysts for this, but one thing is certain -- you deserve to live a life free of your eating disorder. You can begin to rebuild your confidence and see yourself in a positive light by following the recommendations laid out below. Soul [...]

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Pregnancy & Eating Disorders

The old adage about "eating for two" really does apply when you're pregnant. No, you don't need twice as many calories as before -- but the way you feed your body affects how your baby develops. That's why pregnancy and eating disorders need to be so carefully managed. If you're pregnant and struggling with an [...]

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What to Expect When Recovering from Anorexia

Recovery from anorexia nervosa isn’t just about gaining weight. Recovery is learning how to take care of yourself and how to cope with strong, painful emotions. It means coming to grips with hurtful events in your past and learning to live in a body that feels different. Recovery is all of the above. But the [...]

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