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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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Weight Stigma and Disordered Eating

Negative thoughts and stereotypes about weight and body shape and size can reduce self-esteem and reinforce poor eating and lifestyle habits.  Learn more about Weight Stigma   

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Refeeding Syndrome

Weight restoration and nutritional rehabilitation are the primary and essential steps to the treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa.  However, refeeding, in itself can present some danger in patients at high risk.  Learn more about Refeeding Syndrome and how it can be prevented. 

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Approaching Someone with an Eating Disorder

Mirror Mirror Eating Disorder resource shares how to approach a loved one with an eating disorder and what not to say:  Approaching Someone with an Eating Disorder

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