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Athletes and Eating Disorder Recovery

By Carly Reid, former UCLA Swimmer and Eating Disorder Advocate. It isn’t a surprise that athletes have extremely competitive tendencies.

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Valentine’s Day Food Fun

Gearing up for everything pink or red as Valentine’s Day approaches!   Here are some fun ways to celebrate ALL DAY

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Snacks

I often say that eating 3 meals and 2-3 snacks a day is good strategy for most people:  a young

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Lets Ban the Word “Fattening”

FATTENING. I hate this word. It is often used to express fear about the perceived power that a food is thought

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The Rise of Eating Disorders During a Global Pandemic: How to Develop Nourishing Nutritional Habits

  Many people are reporting the following nutritional challenges during this pandemic: Food insecurity Social isolation (no one to help

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Body Positive Parenting

Those who are diagnosed with eating disorders may have a combination of factors that create “the perfect storm” for these

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Why Athletes Should Rest

For all athletes, rest is important. Athletes looking to get better may falsely think that adding a second training session

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The “Plate-by-Plate® Approach” offers guidance for parents nourishing their child through an eating disorder

“I wish this meal-time guidance provided by Wendy and Casey had been available when I was age 11 and an

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When Exercise Turns Compulsive

Similar to eating a healthy diet, being fit and exercising regularly attracts praise and admiration in our society. All too

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Moving Beyond Brown Rice: What is Orthorexia?

By Wendy Sterling, MS, RD, CSSD  This post is an adapted excerpt from Wendy Sterling’s book in progress, “How to

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