Posts Tagged ‘Disordered Eating’

The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 137: Difficulty Gaining Weight – It’s More Painful Than You Think

Chloe developed anorexia at age 14, and though she was able to pull herself out of the the restrictive behaviors, she never fully dealt with the feelings of unworthiness and unlovability that were underlying the eating disorder. Before long, anxiety and obsessive thoughts about food and body grew into orthorexia (fixation on a healthy or […]

3 Steps for Healing from Disordered Eating

It’s incredible to consider that, despite the amazing advancements we have made in our understanding of nutrition, fitness and wellness in the last hundred or so years, so many struggle with their relationship with food and body. When we go in and do the math and crunch the hard numbers, over 1 million men in […]

Top 5 Causes of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are complex psycho-physiologic challenges that require much more than simple determination and a strong will to conquer. One of every fifty children in the United States will deal with them at some point in their lives. And while eating disorders are generally seen as a form of mental illness, here at the Institute […]