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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 to have on one’s weight and shape.

“This is SO

Posted in Body Positive, Eating Disorders, Parenting

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 with meals)
  • Chronic stress
  • Increased/Decreased appetite 
  • Unstructured eating
  • Missed meals
Posted in Eating Disorders

Body Positive Parenting

Those who are diagnosed with eating disorders may have a combination of factors that create “the perfect storm” for these illnesses to develop. This may include one’s individual traits like

Posted in Body Positive, Eating Disorders, Parenting

Why Athletes Should Rest

For all athletes, rest is important. Athletes looking to get better may falsely think that adding a second training session in the same day will advance their training.  According to …

Posted in Eating Disorders, Exercise, Sports Nutrition

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 eating disorder was raging and embedding in my brain. Together

Posted in Eating Disorders
Free ‘Joyful Movement’ Exercise

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