What is it? The Eating Attitudes Test, or EAT-26, is the most widely used self-report measure of symptoms characteristic of eating disorders. The original test was first published almost 40 years ago and has since been used in hundreds of studies. It has had a huge impact in the field of eating disorders. What Does […]
#NEDAwareness: Supporting Someone with an Eating Disorder
A letter written by health educator, speaker, and author Lee Wolfe Blum describes perfectly what it is like to struggle with an eating disorder, and is a great way to gain insight into the mind of your loved one. “I want to share my feelings about my eating disorder with you because I want you to […]
#NEDAwareness: What is Anorexia Nervosa?
Anorexia Nervosa Definition A serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder characterized by self-starvation and excessive weight loss. About Anorexia Nervosa 90-95% are girls and women 0.5–1% of American women suffer from anorexia nervosa. One of the most common psychiatric diagnoses in young women. 5-20% of individuals struggling with anorexia nervosa will die. Has one of the highest death rates […]
Warning Signs of an Eating Disorder
Understanding eating disorders and warning signs of eating disorders can be overwhelming and sometimes hard for loved ones to recognize. We hope to shed some light on this subject to support everyone who is involved in the recovery process. Keep in mind that recovery takes a team approach of a registered dietitian, therapist and medical doctor/psychologist. […]
iLiveWelll Nutrition Meal Support Bon Appétit! Dining with others is often a supportive and enjoyable experience. It also can be an adventure, full of curiosity and surprise. The primary purpose of our weekly meal support is to help our “guests” develop a positive and enjoyable relationship with the food they prepare and eat. Our team […]