February 2017

Trackorexia You won’t find this word in any diagnostic manuals, but the new trend of wearing an activity tracker such as a FitBit, could lead to an eating disorder. Unlike the bathroom scales, which we can leave at home, the tracker provides an opportunity to judge yourself...

It’s a question that often comes up on our health practitioner courses. How can we distinguish a child who is a fussy eater, from one that has an eating disorder? This is an important concern for parents as well as health professionals. We don’t want to ignore...

Stop negative self-talk. Do the things you say about your body make you feel better about yourself? If not, stop it now! Look for the good stuff instead. Do you have a talent? Are you a good friend? Are you witty? We all have something that makes us...