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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

Eating Disorders

What Is Disordered Eating?

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Yo-yo dieting and a pre-occupation with food are nothing new in our culture. But when does a fixation with what is consumed, calories and weight become a major health concern? When is it considered disordered?

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Understanding Eating Disorders

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One in 10 people with an eating disorder will die as a direct result of the illness. It is critical for anyone with symptoms of an eating disorder to seek professional help. Early treatment gives the greatest chance for a full recovery.

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Promoting Positive Body Image in Kids

Positive Body Image (Thumb)Whatever their size or weight, children can develop either a positive or negative view of their bodies as early as preschool. It's up to parents and other adult role models to play a pivotal role in promoting a positive body image for children.

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Orthorexia: An Obsession with Eating Pure

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Orthorexia, an unhealthy fixation on eating only healthy or "pure" foods, is an eating disorder rooted in food restriction, like anorexia nervosa. Unlike anorexia, for othorexics, the quality instead of the quantity of food is severely restricted. Experts believe orthorexia has been gaining steam in recent years, fed by the profusion of foods marketed as healthy and organic, and by the media's often conflicting dietary advice.

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Eating Disorders: Problem also Affects Boys and Men

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Eating disorders are not just a problem for girls and women. Boys and men also suffer from anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorders. The biggest difference between men and women with eating disorders is that women are more likely to seek treatment.

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Body Image and Young Women

Body Image (thumb)Young women can fall into the trap of wanting to look like super-thin models or television personalities. These unrealistic goals can lead to an unhealthy body image and low self-esteem, not to mention disordered eating behaviors.

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