eating disorders

  • Do You Have a ‘Body Checking’ Problem?

    Do You Have a ‘Body Checking’ Problem?

    Warning: This article discusses topics of mental health and eating disorders that some may find distressing.  Throughout the course of a day, you probably find yourself seeking feedback about your appearance more than once, whether that’s checking your weight, looking in the mirror, trying on different clothes, or snapping a selfie.

  • Focus On Your Kids’ Health, Not Their Weight

    Recently WW, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, introduced a “health coaching” app for kids called Kurbo. It’s obviously meant for weight loss, even though dieting isn’t appropriate for many kids, and can lead to disordered eating. Healthy approaches to managing kids’ weight should focus on building healthy eating and exercise habits, guidelines say,…