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Dieting - Eating Disorders

Dieting – Eating Disorders? What do they have in common? Dieting is a western culture obsession. More than 80% of women are unhappy with their appearance and 50% of American women are on a diet. The entertainment and marketing media constantly preaches the importance of being thin. Audiences are told that being thin and beautiful and young will bring happiness, success, money, a great job and even real love. Men and

Nutrition Eating Disorder Treatment

Nutrition Eating Disorder Treatment Call Today (888) 360-1333 Eating disorders result in psychological and medical consequences, affecting a person’s emotional and physical health. Treatment of eating disorders includes psychological counseling, medical intervention (if needed) and nutritional counseling. Many who struggle with eating disorders have educated themselves and know well food’s caloric values. To restore health, it is imperative that they learn food’s nutritional value and the importance of food’s role in

eating disorder prevention

Eating Disorder Prevention: How Can You Be Proactive? Preventing an eating disorder, like prevention of other self-destructive behaviors, begins with education. Through education and awareness, our society can eventually prevent some occurrences of an eating disorder. Programs focus on preventing disordered eating before it starts and they promote balanced health, body image, and positive self-esteem. Successful programs also educate participants on the signs and symptoms of eating disorders. Recognizing the

Emotional Eating

Food sustains life. Eating is an integral part of our social lives, our family experiences, our interaction with our community and our time alone. Our food choices often reflect our mood. If you’re celebrating, you might choose dessert. If you’re sad or tired, you might call and order pizza. If you are ambitious about health, you might choose a salad with grilled chicken breast. Our food choices are often very

How to Choose and Eating Disorder Interventionist

How to Choose and Eating Disorder Interventionist Is someone you care about struggling with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating or another eating disorder? It’s hard to know what to do or how to help someone with this sensitive issue. You may be afraid of offending them. You may feel helpless and not know what to do. Perhaps you’ve already tried talking to this person and they denied they have a problem

Emotional Eating

As far back as I can remember food has been the center of all our family events. When I say family I am using it in the old fashioned description to include your immediate family (Mom, Dad and siblings), grandparents from both sides of the family, aunts and uncles from both sides, and of course the cousins. For every birth, every death, every anniversary and wedding, every monumental accomplishment (everyone’s)

Holistic Therapy in eating disorder treatment

Holistic Therapy Holistic Therapy in Eating Disorder Treatment Call Today (888) 360-1333 Holistic Therapy in eating disorder treatment considers wellness of the whole person – mind, body and spirit. It is an integrative, multi-disciplinary approach to wellness and many treatment modalities are used. This approach is particular effective when treatment patients who have suffered physical or emotional trauma. Psychological therapy may include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). CBT is

Screening for Eating Disorders

Screening for Eating Disorders Eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating are initially diagnosed based upon symptoms and habits. Physical evidence is found through lab tests and exams, but an initial diagnosis is based upon behaviors and emotional and physical symptoms reported by the patient. Because eating disorders can be hard on the body and brain, several tests may be conducted once an initial concern is clear. A

Eating Disorder Rehab

Eating Disorder Rehab Call Today (888) 360-1333 Eating disorder rehab or seeing an eating disorder treatment provider can help. An eating disorder can disrupt many lives and make things challenging for all of those involved. Attaining professional treatment for eating disorders, like anorexia or bulimia, is crucial to the well being of an afflicted person’s mental and physical health. Without proper diagnosis and treatment, eating disorders like these can cause

Eating Disorders Substance Abuse

Eating Disorders Substance Abuse? Call Today for Help (888) 360-1333 Eating disorders and substance abuse affect millions around the world – nearly 3% of all Americans. Eating disorders were considered a young women’s issue until research showed a significant increase in the number of men suffering and much diversity in the age and race of sufferers. Though young women remain the largest demographic who struggle, eating disorders affect everyone. Recent statistics show