Much like judging others based on their skin colour, religious beliefs, gender or sexuality, judging someone on their body size and weight is equally as discriminatory. We sometimes refer to this as “weightist”. In Australia, we’ve progressed significantly toward a… Read More »Health At Every Size (HAES)
Has social media got you feeling not-so-great about your body? You’re not alone. Research shows that social media increases the release of dopamine in our brains. This makes us feel good but at the same time, also makes us feel… Read More »Tips On How To Make Your Social Media Feed More Body Positive
Thinking of trying a gluten-free diet? Well, you certainly wouldn’t be alone. There is plenty of interest in trying a gluten-free diet to manage all sorts of things from gastrointestinal symptoms to inflammation and weight gain. But does it really… Read More »Should I Go Gluten Free?
Do you think you do enough exercise? Only about one third of Australian adults meet the national exercise guideline. Boys (men) are better at meeting the guideline than girls (women), and typically we (Australian adults) get worse at meeting the… Read More »How Does Exercise Help
Bariatric surgery is a major surgery to help people to lose weight. It adjusts the digestive system to support healthy eating, which is why seeing an experienced bariatric dietitian is very important. The two main bariatric surgeries are sleeve gastrectomy… Read More »Bariatric Surgery To Help People Lose Weight
What is Orthorexia? Orthorexia is a new definition of an eating disorder that doesn’t quite fit the other eating disorder categories. It’s a form of anxiety and obsession with eating how you identify as “healthy”. That might be strictly gluten-free… Read More »Orthorexia: How To Know When Eating Healthy Has Become An Issue
Finding and connecting with a health professional who is experienced in eating disorders can be challenging. The choice of clinician can potentially impact the recovery journeys of people living with an eating disorder. A Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician (CEDC) is… Read More »What Is A Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician?