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Parents can model a positive relationship with food.
How Parents Can Help Kids Develop a Positive Relationship With Food

In honor of National Children’s Health Day, let’s take a look at food and family. Here are tips for promoting a…

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Do No Harm: Weight Stigma in the Medical Field

Content warning for weight stigma in the medical field I had gone into her office because I had a sinus infection….

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Responsible parenting of a child with an Eating Disorder/Mental Illness

One of the first skills we have to learn as responsible parents is figuring out what our child needs so we…

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Early Eating Disorder Intervention

Eating disorders affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States and approximately 15% of these individuals seek…

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Eating Disorders in Young Children

According to statistics, eating disorders are more common in females than in males; in fact, only one in three individuals with…

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Genetic Study Pinpoints Potential Risk Factors for Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are more than about food, weight loss, and body image. Eating disorders begin as pathological behaviors that turn into…

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How Have Eating Disorders Have Changed in the Past Decade?

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are eating disorders that have dated back to the Middle Ages. These disorders were considered “wasting…

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Emotional Service Animals for Eating Disorder Therapy

In order to successfully treat eating disorders, most mental health professionals agree that a multi-modal approach is best. Long gone are…

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With Shows like The Biggest Loser, No One Wins

Not too long ago, I remember a series of memes circulating on social media that read something like this, “Would you…

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Body Mass Index Report Cards: A Path to Weight Stigma

Body Mass Index (BMI) is quickly making its way into schools to monitor the growth of young kids. But is it…

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