Most patients with eating disorders have lost touch with their hunger and fullness cues – so, how can you use the intuitive eating approach in eating disorder recovery?
what you need to know about the Minnesota Starvation Experiment
Will you starve that they can be better fed? The Minnesota Starvation Experiment is extremely interesting and very insightful for ed recovery.
night sweats in eating disorder recovery explained
Are you in eating disorder recovery and you´re experiencing heavy night sweats lately? This is a common symptom. Let´s talk about this embarrassing symptom!
Are you really afraid of gaining weight? Fat phobic believes in eating disorders.
Do you feel like you are constantly walking on eggshells, afraid of gaining weight? Afraid to enjoy food because you fear you might gain weight from it? Afraid you will never stop gaining weight? Afraid that you will gain all the weight back? But… why are we afraid of gaining […]
4 tips for challenging fear foods
Fear foods are foods that you may feel afraid, anxious, or uncomfortable eating. The fear of a food may come from irrational thoughts about how it impacts your body or weight. People that are affected by eating disorders often feel guilty, ashamed or even disgusted by themselves for having these certain foods, so they try to avoid these foods on all costs.
Bulimia nervosa – it´s not a choice
Bulimia nervosa – often also described as a binge-purge-disorder – is in many ways similar to anorexia. People often think that bulimia nervosa is about vomiting the food in order to stay thin and not gain any weight. But that´s not all about it. Suffering from bulimia nervosa is not […]
Body checking is referred to an obsessive thought and/or behaviours about appearance in eating disorders. Body checking is part of the picture of eating disorders – especially anorexia and bulimia, but if you are not engaging in any of the following behaviours, I want you to know, that your eating […]
Do you feel trapped in the binge purge cycle?
Bingeing is not only a symptom of binge eating. Binge episodes can also occur in anorexia and especially in bulimia. Here I am going to explain why this happens and how understanding the binge purge cycle can help you to break out of it.