I am in anorexia recovery right now. I am scared that I am going to lose control and gain too much weight because of my metabolism and not eating anything. Will my metabolism speed up and burn enough calories as I recover?Updated 22 June 2020 under Ask Us.
Thank you for asking this question. When anyone restricts food intake for an extended period of time, the body’s metabolism responds by slowing down because the body needs to conserve […]Read more »
Is it possible to still have Anorexia even though I am not underweight? I have some symptoms, but I am overweight. Should I talk to my doctor?Updated 13 April 2020 under Ask Us.
This is a great and important question! Eating disorders, such as Anorexia Nervosa, can affect anybody and do not have any specific “look”. They affect individuals of all body shapes […]Read more »
Is eating cotton balls dipped in juice going to help me lose weight? The Cotton Ball Diet is an extremely dangerous diet trend that involves dipping cotton balls in juice […]Read more »
There are many theories about what causes eating disorders and for each person the reason can be different. However, most eating disorders are caused by a combination of biological, psychological, and environmental factors and […]Read more »
No! Your body needs nutrients from ALL of the food groups. While fruit is healthy, your body also needs protein, whole grains, dairy, vegetables, and healthy fats. Fad diets usually […]Read more »
Myth: Everyone with an eating disorder is underweight. Truth: Eating disorders affect individuals across the weight spectrum. Eating disorders do not discriminate based on body-size. Myth: Eating disorders are just an extreme […]Read more »