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What to do when kid your gets called fat

I think when our kid comes to us and tells us “I got called fat,” our first instinct is to tell them they aren’t fat, whether they are or aren’t. The problem with this approach is that it reinforces the idea that being fat is bad. One of the best things we can do in…

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The Line Between Intermittent Fasting and Eating Disorders

Intermittent fasting, or IF, is described by its proponents as an eating pattern where you eat all your meals within a designated time frame. Rather than dictating what you can and can’t eat, IF instead tells you when you can and can’t eat.  For someone following intermittent fasting, fasting can range from a 12 to 22 hour…

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Bringing Joy Back to Movement

By: Morgan Abercromie, Intern at HNC The culture surrounding exercise oftentimes places emphasis on results, specifically physical results. Many individuals start working out to change their bodies, influenced by so many exercise programs promising thinner thighs, thinner waists, bigger glutes, and bigger arms. There is no promise of fun or enjoyment in sight for the…

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Navigating Safe Veganism and Vegetarianism While in Eating Disorder Recovery

By Morgan Abercrombie, Intern at HNC Your relationship with food is important to your overall well-being. Food is used to nourish your whole person, physically, mentally, and spiritually. One lifestyle that has gained much popularity in recent years is veganism, alongside vegetarianism. You may be considering a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle to nourish your body…

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