‘disordered eating’

Remove the Labels & Heal Your Binge Eating

By Lisa Claudia Briggs

It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and many practitioners and organizations are in the midst of supporting women that struggle with their bodies and managing their eating. If you don’t know me, I can tell you that I struggled with binge eating disorder beginning when my dad was diagnosed with a terminal […] Read more »

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

By Chef Lisa

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 »

It Happened This Week – Baby Spanx, Healthy Vermont, Food Allergy Awareness

By Chef Lisa

A friend of our blog, FitBottomedGirl, wrote this week about babies on diets, baby Spanx, and disordered eating in children, which is sadly on the rise.  But she offers better ideas to develop a healthy relationship with food for your children, too. Speaking of kids, the "Pink Stinks" campaign for greater gender equality in children's toys and marketing has been gaining […] Read more »

It Happened This Week: Vitamin D, the Hormone, the Freshman 15 and Juggling for Fitness

By Marsha Hudnall

Turns out Vitamin D — the sunshine vitamin –  isn’t actually a vitamin at all.   It’s a hormone, and a pretty powerful one, too (are any of them not?).  Check out the Vitamin D Council for info and a do-it-yourself test for vitamin D levels that you can do in your own home.  If you live above the 35th parallel, […] Read more »

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