The prevalence of eating disorders in teens has been on the rise over the past two decades. Due to the anxiety and stress unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the prevalence and severity of eating disorders is spiking even more, particularly in adolescents and young adults. If you are concerned your child or teen may be exhibiting signs of an eating disorder, finding help and intervening early is … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Eating Disorders in Teens and Adolescents
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The Thanksgiving holiday can be filled with dread when you are working on recovery from an eating disorder or letting go of diets. Living in diet culture, we are surrounded by people inadvertently judging food choices, while at the same time commenting on their own food intake and body image, especially those with eating disorders. Here are some strategies that we share with our clients and … [Read more...] about Tips to Manage the Holidays when Letting Go of Diets
I am often asked about the difference between overeating, emotional eating, and binge eating disorder. So today I wanted to share with you the differences between each and talk a little more about Binge Eating Disorder in particular, as surprisingly, this is the most common eating disorder in the United States. In this article, we will explore more about this common eating disorder that is … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between Overeating, Emotional Eating and Binge Eating Disorder?
Fatphobia, or weight stigma as it is often referred to, impacts us all, but impacts people in larger bodies the most. We are a culture that equates *fat* with ill health, and often describes fat people as lazy, unintelligent, or sloppy. This diet culture that we live in creates a fear of fat and blatant discrimination for people of size. My story is about someone who could be you, or any one … [Read more...] about A Story about the Fear of Fat for One Family
Are you calling for help when it comes to your food and body image? But struggling? Your family and friends do not always understand why you feel the way you do and eat the way you do when it comes to your nutrition. Judgement can derail us easily and have you calling MAYDAY looking for help. Searching for a way to change your habits and thoughts in the best way possible for you - not … [Read more...] about It’s May Day! Are you ready?
Intuitive eating can feel like a big leap of faith, but what happens when you start and it just feels like you’re failing over and over again? What happens when the bingeing, the main thing that the intuitive eating was supposed to cure, just won’t stop? Written by Ashley Seruya, B.A. … [Read more...] about Intuitive Eating and Deprivation: AKA Why You’re Still Bingeing