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NEDA Awareness Week: How to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder

This week is the National Eating Disorder Association's (NEDA) Awareness Week - a week dedicated to building awareness of eating disorders. In honor of this year's theme, "Let's Get Real," I thought I'd address a real question I get asked often when someone realizes a loved one may be struggling with an eating disorder. That question is, "How do I help or talk to someone who I suspect is struggling with an eating disorder?" 

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Thinking about starting a diet? First, check-the-facts: Diets don't work

We are heading into the new year and that means that our media is inundated with diet and weight loss recommendations, tips, and success stories all meant to help you create the “new, thinner, happier, and all-around better version of you.” What the media doesn’t tell you is that diets don’t work in the long-term; in fact, they can lead to weight gain and disordered eating.  

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