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
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 […]
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 […]
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.