Eating Disorders

Professional treatment is vital for any adolescent or adult diagnosed with an eating disorder. Our nutrition sessions are focused on learning how to view food as a nourishing tool and not an enemy, friend, or something to control. Activities may include:

-Setting goals and reflecting on your progress
-Learning about the science of nutrition, your body’s nutritional needs, and normal eating patterns
-Discussing self care skills to replace disordered behaviors
-Grocery shopping together
-Cooking together
-Eating meals or snacks together during a session or at a restaurant
-Practicing mindful eating skills
-Establishing realistic and balanced exercise patterns

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According to the National Eating Disorders Association, eating disorders — such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder – include extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors surrounding weight and food issues. Eating disorders are serious emotional and physical problems that can have life-threatening consequences for females and males. Below are detailed signs and symptoms of the different types of eating disorders.

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is a serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder characterized by self-starvation and excessive weight loss.

Read more about Anorexia here:

Anorexia symptoms, warning signs, and health consequences

Bulimia Nervosa 

Bulimia nervosa is a serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder characterized by a cycle of bingeing and compensatory behaviors designed to undo or compensate for the effects of binge eating.

Read more about Bulimia here:

Bulimia symptoms, warning signs, and health consequences

Binge Eating Disorder 

Binge eating disorder (BED) is an eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of eating large quantities of food (often very quickly and to the point of discomfort); a feeling of a loss of control during the binge; experiencing shame, distress or guilt afterwards; and not regularly using unhealthy compensatory measures (e.g., purging) to counter the binge eating.

Read more about Binge eating here:

Binge Eating symptoms, warning signs, and health consequences