Diet Culture

January is possibly the most challenging month for anyone suffering from an eating disorder. It can not only reinforce behaviours that you’ve been working so hard to change but can drive a depriving and punishing mentality with regards to food and exercise.

Coping With An Eating Disorder In January

Eating disorder sufferer pouring coffee in January.

Eating Disorders

January 3, 2022

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As we enter a new year, the traditions around setting resolutions and January diets can be full of difficulties for those suffering or at risk of an eating disorder. Today we hear from a sufferer who shares her recovery experience and some inspiring insights on how to approach this year differently.

Recovery And New Year’s Resolutions

Eating disorder recovery warrior setting new year's resolutions in her journal for 2022.

Recovery Stories

December 30, 2021

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Diet culture can be tough to navigate when in recovery from an eating disorder. This week two of our recovery warriors have chosen to share their letters to diet culture with us all. As well as being thought-provoking and impactful, these are letters that deserve to be shared and celebrated.

Dear Diet Culture: Eating Disorder Recovery

Eating disorder survivor writing a recovery letter to diet culture

Diet Culture

October 14, 2021

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Orthorexia nervosa is a type of eating disorder that involves an obsession with healthy eating. The condition was defined in 1997 by Dr. Steven Bratman, MD, who runs a website dedicated to the disorder. It is not currently recognised as a standalone eating disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, however it is widely recognised by eating disorder clinicians.

Orthorexia: An Unhealthy Obsession With Healthy Eating

Eating Disorder Counseling In the UK For Orthorexia in Women.

Eating Disorders

August 23, 2021

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Many people think that it is simply about being on a diet, however diet culture is a belief system that worships thinness and values a socially constructed ideal of beauty over health and well-being. This is why diet culture has become so dangerous and is strongly implicated in the rise of eating disorders and body image issues.

What Is Diet Culture?

Read this blog from Natural Food Therapy which answers why diet culture is toxic and how we can combat diet culture. anti diet culture club | diet culture drop out | intuitive eating resources #makepeacewithfood

Diet Culture

July 7, 2021

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When you’re armed with knowledge, change truly can take root. Our free resource library provides valuable information about eating disorders and the recovery process so you can start making progress in your own time. The library gives you instant access to all of our resources in one place, including printable workbooks, digital resources, and new materials as they are added.

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