In our globalized world, the idea of the "western toxin effect" now seems quaint. Read More
Why we disagree with the film "Fed Up." Read More
Heads up to friends and family members of someone suffering from an eating disorder. Read More
Anorexia is putting teenagers are risk for broken bones. Read More
In a high-risk profession for eating disorders, a dancer-turned cook teaches healthy cooking and eating. Read More
Dance and the child at risk for disordered eating. Read More
Your hair will get too thin if you get too thin. Read More
Will a real-size doll take the place of Barbie?
How you can start on your path to recovery. Read More
In dramatic fashion, author Lee Wolfe Blum tells her tale of illness and redemption. Read More
New apps make self-monitoring interactive and even fun for patients and provides lots of information for clinicians. Read More
Food journals solve mysteries and suggest solutions. Read More
Two 13-year-old-girls make a powerful short film about eating disorders. Read More
A common sense approach helps picky eaters with ARFID. Read More
Accepting your body and organizing your child's eating is a recipe for success. Read More
There are plenty of things to be of afraid (e.g., global warming, war, famine), but food isn't one of them. Read More
An end to those interminable fights with insurers? Let's hope so. Read More
Restricting insulin to lose weight is all to frequent among type 1 diabetes suffers, but it can kill. Read More
Can a three-session intensive treatment program be the "motivational gateway" students need to commit to getting well? Read More
Weight-based bullying is the most common form of bullying in schools. Read More
“When you talk about getting rid of childhood obesity, I think you want to get rid of me.” Read More
The Academy of Eating Disorders Tweets with the Public. Read More
Eating disorders can feel like a dictator who controls subjects' lies, threats, intimidation and increasingly severe penalties—including death. Read More
Is your relationship with food, exercise and body image an uneasy one? Dr. Jennifer Thomas and Jenni Schaefer give it a name and explain how to improve it. Read More
Marcia talks about eating disorders on video at kidsinthehouse.com. Read More
Binge Eating Disorder cracks the DSM-5, cause for celebration. Read More
Nutritionists experienced in eating disorders are not hard to find. Read More
A Photoshopped fashion model should have as much impact on our self-esteem as a National Geographic spread on tropical fish. Read More
Learn more about Recovery as a Healthy State on youtube. Read More
"This graph of ups and downs describes my recovery. I learned from every fall." Read More
Marcia Herrin, Ed.D., M.P.H., R.D., is the founder of Dartmouth College's nationally renowned nutrition programs. Currently, Dr. Herrin conducts a private practice in Lebanon, NH.
Nancy Matsumoto is a freelance journalist who has written numerous stories on health, eating disorders, and body image.
Clinical observation, news, and interviews from the forefront of the battle against eating disorders.
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