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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As a team of Dietitians, we are often asked some common questions about nutrition, food and in particular, eating disorders. Listed below are the answers to these often asked questions about eating disorders. Before you read the list below, the fact that you are checking out this article tells us something about you. You may feel you or someone you know might have an eating disorder. The most … [Read more...] about FAQs – Frequently asked Questions about Eating Disorders
As a certified eating disorder registered dietitian, this is a question I am frequently asked: What is the Difference between Disordered Eating and an Eating Disorder? I am going to shed some light on this for you today and explain it. Picture this: You or your child decide to “get healthier” so you start increasing your intake of fruits and veggies. Sounds great! Yes, it sounds … [Read more...] about What is the Difference between Disordered Eating and an Eating Disorder?