Category Archives: Eating Disorders

Guest Blog: The wasted impact of healthy eating campaigns on people with eating disorders

By Sarah Louise Robertson Do campaigners, doctors and the diet food industry realise they’re possibly preaching to…

NHS Treating Record Number of Eating Disorders Patients

  Comment:  350 NHS hospital beds are taken up every day by anorexia patients: some are just…

Eating Disorders: Recognise Subtle Signs

   Comment: Eating disorders and disordered eating can show different signs and symptoms in people. Helping people who display…

Actress Jennifer Lawrence on Body Image: Stop Calling Each Other Fat

 Comment:Oscar winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, in a recent round of interviews, has made passionate and articulate…

Eating disorders: Health is more than the Absence of Dysfunction

 Comment: When it comes to eating disorders, health is more than the absence of dysfunction – it’s…

Is food addiction a medical condition?

  Comment: The BBC reported that we need to be careful when labelling over-eating with food addiction. The Institute…

Female athletes, body image and media pressure

  Comment A lesser-known fact about female athletes is that many succumb to the pressure from the media…

Diet pills health warning

  Comment: Unregulated selling of diet pills can have extreme consequences – buying fat loss and weight loss…

Anorexia: new frontiers in research and treatment

  Comment: Studies in anorexia have found a possible genetic link. A recent piece of research published in…

Comment: TED Talk on the obesity crisis

  Comment. Peter Attia is a surgeon and has treated many patients suffering from cancer, diabetes and obesity.In…