Whatever your plans are over this strained Christmas period, remember you don’t deserve to be shamed, writes Harriet Williamson.
Listening to what my body wants, not insulting it, has opened the door to looking at my fat body with a different lens, writes Victoria Welsby.
Recovering from my disordered eating habits will be a long process, but thanks to my support group I don't feel like the lonely kid in the kitchen any more, Dan Hastings writes
My history with disordered eating means that instead of resenting weight I've put on, I am embracing my 'imperfections'
Despite your best intentions, being there for someone with an eating disorder can be incredibly difficult and at times, frustrating
From the biggest roast dinner of the year to something as simple as an advent calendar, it seems like December is all about food
You don’t get to hand-pick the problems your mind suffers with and when it comes to eating disorders and disordered eating, you don’t get to dictate for yourself which elements of eating, dieting and weight you struggle with
As a Registered Nutritionist, you'd probably think I was into this. That I should be congratulating these charities for getting us to eat healthier while raising cold hard cash for a good cause and moving the dial farther than 5-a-day ever did (side note: 5-a-day team; maybe if people could raise money...no? Okay).
Dieting is bad for you and there's solid science to back that up. But when you've pretty much spent your whole life on a diet it's tough to break the habit. Learning how to recognise diet culture (in all it's subtle guises) will help.
The term 'Drunkorexia' is relatively new, but the condition is not. Drunkorexia is a combination of alcoholism and anorexia or bulimia. Usually, a person suffering from drunkorexia will deprive himself or herself of food during the day, in an attempt to keep calories under control when he or she goes drinking later.