Eating Disorders

5 Things to Consider Before Taking a Nutrition Class

By Katrin Alyss--At the urging of both my therapist and my husband, I recently dropped a nutrition class. The main reason it was challenging for me was constantly hearing about the number of calories in the foods I was eating.

“Assisted Bulimia” Tool Negates the Seriousness of Eating Disorders

By Kaitlin Irwin--By now, you’ve probably heard of the AspireAssist, the newest weight-loss tool that is being deemed “Assisted Bulimia.”

Why is it So Hard to Discuss Body Image with Parents?

By Kaitlin Irwin--Last month’s Proud2Bme poll asked readers to answer the following question: Do you feel comfortable talking to your parents about body image concerns?

What the Wellness Industry Gets Wrong

By Ariel Beccia--A few years ago, I thought that I had found the solution to the ever-persistent question, “How should I eat?”

Stigma: The Largest Barrier to Eating Disorder Treatment

By Carla Roman--BBC recently published a piece entitled, “Fear over eating disorder care in Japan.” The title of this article says it all. Some countries do not offer proper treatment for eating disorders.

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