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
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According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), compulsive exercise is not recognized as a specific eating disorder per se, but many people struggle with symptoms associated with this term. Serious health consequences can result from compulsive or over-exercising. These include: Loss of bone density Loss of menses (in women) Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S) … [Read more...] about Are you Struggling with Compulsive Exercise?
Go figure that a future eating disorder dietitian (me) grew up playing with Barbie dolls and that her daughter played with them too! I just found out that Barbie and I are the same age! She was unveiled by Mattel on March 9, 1959, which makes her 60 years old. She’s not even middle-aged anymore! For almost half a century, these dolls have come under fire by critics who argue that Barbie’s … [Read more...] about What Do You Suppose Barbie Would Look Like Today?