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With the new year here, many people vow to start a “diet” or lose weight. But when 95% of all diets fail and cause even more problems (physically and emotionally), what is someone to do? So what is normal eating if you’re not going to “diet”? Taken from Ellyn Satter’s […]Read More
So you were just diagnosed with an eating disorder or more likely… now you think you may have an eating disorder. What do you do? First things first, tell someone. It’s much easier to have someone by your side to go through it alone. If you feel comfortable, tell […]Read More
All About Eating Disorders (Taken From the NEDA website) Binge Eating Disorder Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is a type of eating disorder not otherwise specified and is characterized by recurrent binge eating without the regular use of compensatory measures to counter the binge eating. Symptoms Frequent episodes of eating “large” […]Read More
One important aspect of recovering from an eating disorder is hearing and listening to hunger and satiety cues. Anyone trapped in an eating disorder knows that your second head (the eating disorder) controls what you eat, when you eat, how you eat, etc. aka NOTHING to do with hunger and […]Read More
10 Steps to Positive Body Image, from NEDA: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org One list cannot automatically tell you how to turn negative body thoughts into positive body image, but it can introduce you to healthier ways of looking at yourself and your body. The more you practice these new thought patterns, the better […]Read More
From National Eating Disorder Association, http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/ What is Body Image? Body image is how you see yourself when you look in the mirror or when you picture yourself in your mind. It encompasses: What you believe about your own appearance (including your memories, assumptions, and generalizations). How you feel about […]Read More
I had the pleasure to attend a Eating Disorders conference on Friday given by the Maudsley Parents Organization. They are a wonderful group who believe in the family-centered approach to eating disorder treatment. http://www.maudsleyparents.org/welcome.html The Maudsley Approach The Maudsley approach can mostly be construed as an intensive outpatient treatment where […]Read More
I recently talked a dietitian, Robin Fouroutan, who will be presenting on “detox diets” at the Westchester Rockland Dietetic Association Clinical Update in December. I found her by reading her article “Defining Detox” in the Food & Nutrition Magazine by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. I HIGHLY suggest reading the entire article […]Read More
Many clients ask me how to grocery shop after they start the process of moving away from “dieting” and into intuitive eating. Since they are now trying to rely on body signals instead of their head, it can be hard to know what to get at the grocery store. A […]Read More
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