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Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses that severely impact the person’s health (mentally, physically, socially, … really all aspects of health!). And despite being a mental health issues, we cannot recover from an eating disorder without food

The Role of the Dietitian in Eating Disorder Care

September 25, 2023

By: Olivia Kuhlmann, RD, MPH, CDE Reviewed By: Marie-Pier Pitre D’Iorio, RD, B.Sc. Psychology  If COVID-19 taught us anything, it’s that social isolation heavily impacts the development, maintenance and relapse of eating disorders. In the wake of the pandemic, advancements in technology and more people working from home have resulted in some long-lasting and detrimental […]

The Role of Communities in Eating Disorder Treatment

September 11, 2023

Introduction: In recent years, the concept of medical fatphobia adn weight-stigma has gained attention and raised concerns about the way healthcare professionals approach patients in larger bodies. This blog post aims to shed light on the impact of medical fatphobia and provide insights into advocating for compassionate care. Inspired by a podcast conversation between Jenna […]

The Impact of Medical Fatphobia & Weight Stigma: Advocating for Weight-Inclusive Care

July 18, 2023

Eating is a simple yet very complex and nuanced behaviour. Eating is not simply a matter of being either an intuitive eater or having an eating disorder; it is a complex spectrum that we move along, influenced by our culture, our belief system, our upbringing and our experiences.

In this blog post, we will discuss the eating spectrum and ways we can support ourselves in developing a healthier relationship with food.

Intuitive Eating to Eating Disorders: Understanding the Eating Spectrum

June 22, 2023