Eating Disorders

Fitness Media: Behind the Filters

By Greg Chavez--My name is Greg and I work in the nutritional field and have actively competed as a bodybuilder for the past seven years of my life.

Subclinical Eating Disorders: The Dangers of Dieting

By Joanna Kay--About 4% percent of people will be diagnosed with bulimia in their lifetime. For anorexia, the percentage can be as low as 1%.

Bryn Mawr's BMI Backlash

By Amanda Connerton--Every day, plenty of people decide that they should lose weight. They wish to embark on a behavior changing, transformational journey with one goal in mind: weight loss. But what happens when the suggestion or idea to lose weight isn’t entirely up to you?

Thanksgiving...A Time to Feast

By Samantha Hernandez--I get extremely excited around the time of Thanksgiving, for several reasons. One: food! Two: family! Three: many awesome holidays are ahead! I absolutely love food. Thanksgiving is a tie-breaker with Christmas for my favorite holiday, just because of the food alone. There’s the turkey, the mashed potatoes, the gravy, the stuffing, the sweet potato casserole, the pumpkin pie, the list goes on. Not to mention the leftovers!

4 Ways to Embrace Freedom from ED This Holiday Season

By Annie Stewart--Oh, the joys of the holiday season. Joys? Really? For those who have once had an eating disorder or just beginning recovery or struggling to break free of ED, the holiday season is anything but joyous; in fact, it is quite the opposite.


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