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The Harmful Effects of Diet Culture and Social Media

We’ve all come across diet culture at one point or another. Whether it’s been through interactions with friends or reading through a magazine, there are plenty of instances where people’s internal beliefs about food and body image are revealed. In the past two decades, diet culture has prevailed more than ever due to one main […]

Intuitive Eating: What Is It and How Can It Work in Eating Disorder Recovery?

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In a world consumed by fad diets, wellness superfoods, and unrealistic body standards, it’s not uncommon for many of us to fall into the harmful trap of diet culture. In many cases, being constantly exposed to destructive diet culture trends can lead to negative body image, disordered eating, and long-term eating disorders. You may be […]

Eating Disorder Recovery 101: Challenging Fear Foods

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For many people with eating disorders, it’s common to feel as though certain foods are “off limits.” Due to the negative effects of diet culture, we’ve been trained to think that certain foods are “bad” and others are “good” – this is simply not the case. Instead of thinking of food in terms of “good” […]

Best Self-Care Practices for Coping with Body Dysmorphia

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In the current age of social media, negative self-image is more prominent than ever. Even with the media consciously promoting body positivity and health-at-every-size initiatives, many are still negatively affected when it comes to body comparison and unrealistic body standards. While it’s normal to occasionally feel insecure about our bodies, it can become a problem […]