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It Happened This Week – Anorexia’s Collateral Damage, Taco Bell’s “Meat”, and a Blueberry Scandal

By Chef Lisa on 01/28/2011

Marie Caro, mother of model Isabelle Caro, took her own life last week, reportedly due to the guilt she felt over Isabelle's death last November from complications due to anorexia.  In an article for The Observer, Barbara Ellen discusses a mother's guilt over her daughter's disease and whether parents of children with eating disorders should be held accountable for their […] Read more »

It Happened This Week – Food Trends for 2011, Resolutions and Revolutions

By Chef Lisa on 01/07/2011

Resolutions?  Nah.  We prefer revolutions, such as the one encouraged by the Health at Every Size movement.  Instead of making shallow promises to diet, why not switch perspective to that of health, well-being, and loving yourself no matter what?  Model Isabelle Caro's death due to complications from anorexia was announced this week.  She was 28.  Known for a photographic campaign against […] Read more »

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

By Laura Brooks on 02/23/2009

On A Weight Lifted, we often blog about women who struggle with body image, binge eating, emotional eating, and unhealthy dieting – all issues which relate to more serious and sometime life-threatening eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we -as a society – could prevent more people from undergoing the same difficulties? The aim of […] Read more »

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