Eating Disorders

"Health behaviors are important, but they are to be encouraged and supported, not to be used as shame tactics."
People recovering from disordered eating share what actually helps them through big holiday meals.
"In those days, it was virtually unheard of for men to have eating disorders ― especially bulimia."
Weight gain, disordered eating and compulsive exercise surged during the pandemic ― but men often have nowhere to talk about it.
"I finally feel free," the actor — who currently stars in her one-woman show "I'm Glad My Mom Died" — told People in a candid interview.
Here's the truth behind weight loss images and what they do and don't show you about a person's health (and your own well-being).
"Marathon running is one of the only sports where the average person is lined up with a field of professionals in the same race."
Many people don't get the treatment they need because their disorder goes unnoticed. Here's what to look for.
"We did what parents who love their children, who have resources, do. We sought out experts: behavioral pediatricians, naturopaths, herbalists, allergists."
"I finally told my husband what was going on. He was shocked ― he had no idea about the severity of my eating issues."
After the singer went viral for accusing Los Angeles froyo shop The Bigg Chill of perpetuating diet culture, the "Good Place" star weighed in on Instagram.
Well-intentioned compliments about weight changes can have a dangerous effect. Here's how.
After the singer complained about sugar-free treats at The Bigg Chill, the company responded that those items were for customers with dietary restrictions.
Parents, let's teach our children to break the cycle and stop assigning moral value to weight loss or weight gain.
Instead of fretting about weight gain in quarantine, show some self-compassion. You're living through a pandemic, after all.
For those in eating disorder recovery, having someone take a bite with you and challenge your fears can be incredibly helpful.
If you constantly check the mirror, compare yourself to past photos or focus on certain features, this mental health advice is for you.
"I’ve never tasted avocado or chicken wings or pickles or yogurt or coffee. In fact, the list of foods I’ve never eaten is far, far longer than the list of those I have."
Working out shouldn't just be about burning calories or weight loss. It's time to separate fitness and food.
More anxiety, social media and alone time during the coronavirus pandemic can take a toll on your body image.