Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Is Your Definition of Healthy Eating Keeping You From Doing It?

Have you sworn off dieting but still seem to struggle with healthy eating?  It could be the way you define the term. In the Redefining Healthy Eating class I teach at Green Mountain at Fox Run, I ask women what comes to mind when I say the words “healthy eating.”  While more and more frequently […]

Does my child have an eating disorder? What role does denial play in accepting the fact?

Eating Disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Yet, regularly those of us working to bring health and hope to families impacted by these deadly illnesses hear statements like these from parents and doctors: “She/he is at a ‘normal’ weight so we don’t need to pull her/him out of college.” “He/she HAS […]

Feeding Tube Diets And The UnEthical Doctors Who Prescribe Them

There’s a new, horrifying diet being endorsed by medical professionals.  Beware! The K-E diet involves a feeding tube and restricts the patients intake to a certain number of calories. I’ve said since day one that our society is creating eating disorders, I am not sure there is another such blatant examp le of proof. I’m […]

Orthorexia: too much of a good thing

September 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Disordered Eating, Nutrition, Orthorexia

This guest post provided by Heidi_PsyD Their favorite Sunday excursion is Trader Joe’s and their pantries are stocked with Kashi products unknown to the general public. Tofu, quinoa, and organic vegetables make up the centerpiece of their diets. They are “healthy eaters.” But could they also be disordered eaters? Orthorexia is the word for an […]

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