21 07, 2015

Eating disorder recovery – What should your teen’s goal weight be?

By |2019-10-24T20:47:29+00:00July 21st, 2015|teen, teen eating disorder|0 Comments

When it comes to teen eating disorder recovery, weight restoration is critical. As a parent, it is important to understand how target weights should be set and not to settle for “almost,” when it comes to weight restoration. [popup url="http://www.kartiniclinic.com/blog/post/health-is-a-state-not-a-weight/" height="400" width="900" scrollbars="yes" alt="popup"]Here[/popup], Julie O’Toole discusses the inadequacy of standardized targets such as [...]

13 07, 2015

Eating disorder recovery – the dangers of “negative energy balance”

By |2019-10-24T20:48:15+00:00July 13th, 2015|eating disorders, teen eating disorder|0 Comments

[popup url="http://uncexchanges.org/2014/12/01/negative-energy-balance-a-biological-trap-for-people-prone-to-anorexia-nervosa/" height="400" width="900" scrollbars="yes" alt="popup"]Here[/popup], Cynthia Bulik discusses the risks of negative energy balance (“expending more energy than you consume”) for people who are vulnerable to anorexia nervosa. For most people, negative energy balance feels physical bad. They notice irritability, shakiness, etc. People prone to AN experience this very differently – they often [...]

8 07, 2015

3 Ways to Avoid Binge Eating

By |2019-10-24T20:48:58+00:00July 8th, 2015|eating disorders, teen eating disorder|0 Comments

1. Eat regularly throughout the day – start with breakfast There is a direct connection between under eating, especially skipping breakfast, and overeating later in the day. “Many people with binge eating disorder have a complete shift in their circadian rythms, the natural rhythm that most species have and that varies within a [...]