Eating Disorders

What Is Disordered Eating?

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?

Eating disorders are serious illnesses. Anyone can suffer from an eating disorder. Learn more about types of eating disorders, signs and symptoms, risks and ways an RD can help.

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