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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Eating Disorders Don’t Have to Feel Like You’re Trapped in Quicksand

Suffering under the weight of an eating disorder can feel like your life is spent walking through quicksand, just sinking deeper no matter how much you fight against the pressure and worry. Fortunately, there are solutions to help find happiness and contentment once again. With a level of professionalism and compassion that is unparalleled in [...]

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How to Encourage a Healthy Relationship Between Your Child and Food

You don't expect your child to figure out how to develop friendships without a little guidance, so why should developing a relationship with food be any different? Helping your child build healthy food habits now is one of the most powerful and lasting gifts you can provide as a parent. Model Healthy Habits Your kids [...]

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How to Build Healthy Habits After an Eating Disorder

If you've suffered from an eating disorder, you're not alone. According to statistics, at least 30 million people across America suffer from an eating disorder, and people of all ages, ethnicities, and genders are affected. Luckily, with treatment, around 80% of people with eating disorders make at least a partial recovery, and they are able [...]

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The Deadly Truth Behind Eating Disorders & Sports

Often considered a condition only affluent white teenagers, eating disorders can occur at any stage in life. Anorexia Nervosa- A person suffering from this condition refuses to maintain the recommended body weight, has a compulsive fear of gaining weight, and an unrealistic perception of their body image. Most people with anorexia nervosa often limit the quantity [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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