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EATING DISORDER BLOGS

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Resilience in The Year of the Pandemic

Spring of 2021 marks one year since we entered the global COVID-19 pandemic, with mask-wearing and social distancing becoming a regular...

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10 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress, Now

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992. During this time, health care professionals and health promotion experts across...

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Not One More: Recovering from My Son’s Eating Disorder

When my child was in the grips of his eating disorder, every day was filled with “not one more” wishes. Not...

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How to Be Your Own Valentine

The typical vision of Valentine’s Day is one that’s filled with chocolates, flowers, love, and romance. Gone are the days of...

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3 Ways to Tune Out New Year’s Diet Ads

The coming of a new year is highly anticipated and often brings with it soaring expectations of the all too familiar...

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6 Tips to Get through Thanksgiving

Many see Thanksgiving as a way of connecting with family by coming together and enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal. However, when...

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Intuitive Eating Practices During the Holidays

The holiday season is around the corner and it can be a difficult time to navigate when you have an eating...

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Myths and Facts about Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder (BED), an eating disorder more prevalent than anorexia and bulimia, is widely misunderstood. The lack of awareness and...

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Our Response to Weight Stigma Week 2020

Dear Community, We were thrilled when Chevese Turner and the organization she founded—Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)—joined forces with NEDA in...

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A Conversation about Atypical Anorexia

Eating disorders (ED) are mental health issues that affect all different people, no matter what race, gender, sexual orientation and body size. As we...

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