Have you ever heard someone say, “well, he/she doesn’t LOOK like he/she has an Eating Disorder.”  My question to you is, who decided that an Eating Disorder has to look a particular way? Statistics are showing that only 1/3 of all eating disordered people are underweight.  That’s it! There are so many people who are struggling with various forms of Eating Disorders and there are no “one size fits all” when it comes to someone who is struggling with disordered eating.  Here is a list of some of the most common Eating Disorders.

ALL Eating Disorders are very serious and can be life-threatening.  Eating Disorders are not “diets” or a “phase” that someone goes through, and I can ensure you, that when one has an Eating Disorder they did not mean for it to happen, nor did they choose to have it.

You can help by listening to your loved one and seeking help in the ways of a doctor, a therapist, or a dietician who specializes in Eating Disorders.

Tools for your Toolbox:
So many families are unsure of how to help support their loved one when they find out they are struggling with an Eating Disorder or disordered eating.  Here are some tools that you can start at home now:

Optimal health and recovery for you and your loved one is always the ultimate goal.

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