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Ways to Cope with Dieting Family and Friends During Recovery and the Holidays

A vital step to recovery from an eating disorder takes getting away from the “diet mentality” of food rules and restrictive eating behaviors.  It can be difficult at times when those we love or are close to continue to make dieting comments.  Socializing and being with those we care about is an important part of recovery as well.  The Holidays, in particular,…

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Holiday Newsletter 2017

Enjoy these Healthy Holiday Hints and more nutritious Ingredient Substitutions. Plus, try our Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte. Celebrate the Season! Newsletter Holiday 2017

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How to Open a Pomegranate

It’s Pomegranate Season! Pomegranates are rich in vitamin C, A, potassium, fiber, antioxidants and anti-inflamatories. They are great eaten fresh, or sprinkled onto salads to add a beautiful shiny red color, or can be juiced to drink or added to recipes for enhanced flavor. See how to open a pomegranate without getting stained and destroying…

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Can Medications Help Treat Eating Disorders?

Learn how medications may play a role in treating eating disorders such as Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating Disorder.  The recommended choice of “medication” is food and normal eating:  Medications used to treat eating disorders

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Things We can Control

There are many things in life we cannot control.  But there are some things we can control.  Margarita Tartakovsky, MS shares her list of things that she can control and suggests that we create our own personal list to refer to often.  Here is her list of things she can control:  Things you can Control 

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A Simple Way to Foster Self-Love

Self-love is the appreciation for what our bodies can do for us.   Emma Wright elegantly writes how self-love is a choice and not a destination.  She gives us tips on how we can be kind and forgiving to ourselves:  Simple Way to Foster Self-Love 

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Life can Wait

Lauren Muhlheim, PsyD, CEDS explains why it is important to prioritize recovery from an eating disorder:  Life can Wait  

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Family Meals, TV and Obesity

It may not be about how often we have family meals, but rather, about eating home cooked family meals and turning the TV off during the meal time to help beat the odds of obesity:  Family Meals, TV and Obesity  

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Life Expectancy in the 21st Century

Our life expectancy in the US during the 21st Century may depend on what we eat, how much we exercise, and how we spend our money:  Life Expectancy in the 21st Century

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Have your Cake and Eat it Too!

Sugar has become a cultural taboo and often labeled as “bad” for us. Labeling a food as “good” or “bad” can lead to an unhealthy relationship with food, disordered eating, or eating disorder and may lead to adverse medical outcomes.  Sugar, in moderation, can fit into a healthy diet.  The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics…

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