How To Support A Student With An Eating Disorder

From The Guardians online article-

It’s normal to worry that your child isn’t eating properly at school. But if they do have an eating disorder, what should you do?

Last week my friend’s mum turned round to me and said: “I’m really worried about Ed. Just look at him, he’s so skinny. Every time he comes home he’s starving hungry. He can’t possibly be eating properly at university.”

Do You Know The Statistics? Let’s Change Them!

Do you know the statistics? Let’s change them! Check this out:

Men With Eating Disorders

Be sure to check out this article recently found on Doctors Lounge.  This article is an interesting read that highlights the importance of realizing that eating disorders have the potential to affect all people.  It is especially crucial to note that eating disorders are NOT just a disease that affects women, but can affect men as well.

Self Evaluation

1. Do you overeat until you feel sick?
2. Do you feel guilt and remorse when you eat?


Did You Know?

  • 80% of women who answered a People magazine survey responded that images of women on television and in the movies make them feel insecure.
  • Two out of five women and one out five men would trade three to five years of their life to achieve their weight goals.