Tag: anorexia nervosa
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?Updated 12 August 2014 under Ask Us.
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 »
Eating Disorders: Healthy EatingUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
What is healthy eating? Healthy eating is important for both your mind and body. During the recovery process, work with your dietitian to help you learn normalized eating habits. The […]Read more »
Eating Disorders: Causes and Risk FactorsUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
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, […]Read more »
Eating Disorders: SymptomsUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
Anorexia Nervosa: Symptoms of anorexia can be hard to notice because people with this condition can be very good at hiding their eating disorder behaviors. They may take small bites, […]Read more »
Is it good to starve myself and only eat fruit while I’m dieting?Updated 16 January 2014 under Ask Us.
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 »
College Health: Mental Health IssuesUpdated 3 December 2021 under Health Guides.
How can I develop a healthy social life at college? Definitely keep in touch with friends and family from home, but make sure you develop new friendships at school. You’ll […]Read more »
Counseling and TherapyUpdated 25 February 2022 under Health Guides.
Mental health and wellness is something all humans need to take care of. After all, each of us has a brain that impacts our feelings and emotions. Sometimes we need […]Read more »
Eating Disorders: MythsUpdated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.
Myth: Everyone with an eating disorder is underweight. Truth: Eating disorders effect individuals across the weight spectrum. Eating disorders do not discriminate based on body-size. Myth: Eating disorders are just an extreme […]Read more »