May 3 - May 9, 2019
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SPECIALS ON PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR
'INTERNATIONAL NO DIET DAY' MONTH
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Articles & Blogs
Fearmongering in the News This Week About the O-word ‘Crisis’
by Vania Phitidis
"trying to make fat people thin by dieting, restricting foods, calories or fat/ carb grams does not work long term. Instead, it increases the likelihood of eating disorders developing – and if not that – lifelong battles with food and their bodies.”
Yes, I'm In School for Nutrition. No, I Don't Want to Hear About Your Diet.
by Christine Byrne
“the healthiest way to talk about nutrition is to talk about nutrition a lot less.”
Eloquii's #ModelThat Campaign Challenges Unconscious Weight Bias At Work
by Virgie Tovar
"Plus-size women offer unique skills, perspective, style and insights to the workplace.”
HAES® is a Cornerstone for Recovery
by Lisa Pearl
“Based upon my experience as a pediatric specialist, I want to emphasize the life-time of damage that can occur when children are told that their bodies are inadequate/unacceptable/unhealthy because of their size. The incidence of eating disordered behaviors following participation in a pediatric weight loss program is alarming.”
Is your child's target weight a gift to the eating disorder?
By Eva Musby
“you can’t beat an eating disorder if you’re attached to a weight target that has been set too low. A target is one at which the brain and the mind are healthy, not just heart rate or blood pressure."
This is a fantastic resource explaining the 2 ways recovery weight targets are set for adolescents with an eating disorder and why the one based on BMI alone is a disaster for many kids.
Essential reading for all health professionals that work with kids and parents of kids with EDs.