Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a serious condition. Learn about the different types of eating disorders, their symptoms, effects and more.

5 Common Statements an Eating Recovery Psychologist Says We All Need to Avoid

Dr. Allison Chase, PhD, CEDS-S, is a clinical director of eating recovery who says minding your language about food, exercise, and your body can be a powerful way to influence others, including young people, in their own development of a loving self-image.

How I Conquered Anorexia and Depression—and Learned to Love My Body (and Life)

It took years of hard work and the right treatment, but here's how I was able to recover from

6 Things Parents Say that May Trigger Disordered Eating in Kids

Talking to kids about food and weight can be tricky for many parents. Avoid these common phrases that may trigger...

How I’m Managing My Eating Disorder During Coronavirus

Registered dietitian, Alana Kessler, shares how managing her eating disorder, bulimia, adds an extra level of difficulty to coronavirus...

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Clean Eating and Eating Disorders: What Therapists Need You to Know

Therapists reveal how clean eating can become an unhealthy obsession and potentially lead to eating disorders. Here are their tips...

7 Eating Disorder Symptoms That Have Nothing to Do With Weight

People tend to think of body shape first when they think of eating disorders—but experts say there are numerous...

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8 Silent Signs of Body Dysmorphic Disorder

This disorder can cause anxiety, shame, and depression. The bright side is that it's treatable.

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This Is What It’s Really Like to Have Binge Eating Disorder

For Jennifer, food was more than a way to fuel her body; it was tied to her identity. Her struggles...

11 Silent Signs You Could Have an Eating Disorder

An American dies every single hour from an eating disorder-related illness. Knowing these early warning signs could just save a...

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7 Ways Your Body Reacts to a Food Binge

Here's how compulsive eating can wreak havoc on insulin, blood sugar, and brain health, and when to get help for...