eating disorder Articles

What’s on the menu this week? Calories

What’s on the menu this week? Calories

Adding calories to menus is more likely to exacerbate disordered eating rather than solve the UK obesity crisis
Fasting: Health trend or dangerous relic of the past?

Fasting: Health trend or dangerous relic of the past?

Matilda Leonard investigates the dangers associated with fasting as a form of dieting.
The unattainable beauty standards of social media

The unattainable beauty standards of social media

Unattainable beauty standards are everywhere, but social media is changing exponentially increasing these pressures
‘Weight’ is such a weighted word

‘Weight’ is such a weighted word

Sophie Marriott argues that the criticism of Weight Watchers for their name change is placing too much meaning on the language of wellness and in itself weighing down notion of health and perpetuating cultures of shame.

Training is key to combatting mental health stigma

Sanjana Gupta discusses ways to improve care for those with mental health issues

Orthorexia: The healthy eating disorder

Without an end destination, being ‘fit’ can seem unattainable, and many are unaware of when to stop

My time in a psychiatric hospital

Eilís Hall describes her time in a psychiatric hospital due to an eating disorder and how it impacted her life.

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