Diets and eating disorders

Eating disorders go way beyond dieting, and yet we cannot ignore the impact dieting has on eating disorders. Most eating disorders start with a normal, society-approved diet. Most restrictive eating disorders result in initial praise for weight lost, which is a sign of success in our society. In evaluating eating disorders, we cannot ignore the diet culture in which our children live.

Yes, you really do need to stop dieting if your child has an eating disorder  Protecting our kids from diet culture and fatphobia as they recovery from an eating disorder, and what to know about dieting during recovery, an interview with Alexandra Raymond, RD-4  The cause of eating disorders, and when a diet is an eating disorder - an interview with Dr. Linda Bacon  We would like to live in a world in which kids never, ever diet. Will you join us?(video)-2

 

The war on obesity can create gateways to eating disorders – what to think about as a parent

Let’s talk to our kids about not dieting

Don’t bring talk of diets and losing weight into the family home, by Anastasia Amour