FEATURE ARTICLES ON EATING DISORDERS

This page is dedicated to content I have written over the past few years about eating disorders. You'll find general information such as "What is Anorexia Nervosa?" and more specific information such as "How to Cope With an Eating Disorder During the Holidays."

 

If you're looking for more personal content about my own recovery from anorexia nervosa (orthorexia subtype), please head to my blog page or consider ordering my eating disorder recovery memoir from the shop (signed copy, ships from my home) or ship direct from Amazon.

Learn about anorexia symptoms, causes, diagnosis,  treatment options, and prognosis in this article featured on Verywell Health. 

Diet Plan

Find out the truth about this eating disorder, when to seek help, and more in this article featured on Everyday Health.

Exercise and Healthy Diet

Orthorexia, a.k.a. orthorexia nervosa (ON), is an all-consuming obsession with healthy eating. Find out the difference between healthy eating and having an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating in this article featured on Verywell Health.

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Binge eating disorder has become the most common type of eating disorder. Find out its symptoms, causes, treatment options, and how to cope in this article featured on Verywell Health.

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Learn about the binging and purging cycles that can accompany this eating disorder, signs to watch for, treatment options, and prognosis in the article featured on Verywell Health.

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Find out the difference between purging disorder and bulimia nervosa in the article featured on Verywell Health.

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Disordered eating exists on a spectrum. Find out how to tell the difference and when to seek support in this article featured on Everyday Health.

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How to Cope with an Eating Disorder During the Holidays

Holidays are particularly challenging for someone living with an eating disorder. Find out how to cope in this article featured on Everyday Health. 

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7 ways to cope, according to experts interviewed for this article featured on Everyday Health.

Family Dinner

Halloween — a night of fun and indulgence for many — can be a nightmare for those living with an eating disorder. Fortunately, experts say, it doesn’t have to be this way.

Halloween Macaroons

National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) Helpline 

Call (800) 931-2237 (translation services available)

Text (800) 931-2237

Contact the NEDA Helpline for support, resources, and treatment options for yourself or a loved one who is struggling with an eating disorder. Helpline volunteers are trained to help you find the support and information you need.

For Canadian readers, please contact:

The National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) Helpline

Toll-Free:  1-866-633-4220
Toronto: 1-416-340-4156

Email:  nedic@uhn.ca