eating disorder Tag

Advertising is everywhere.  It’s such a normal part of modern life than we now accept it without question.  If we want to read a newspaper article, we often have to sit through an advertisement or answer a question to be able to access the content....

I spoke at an International Women's Day event last week. It was a reasonably large event and I started by stating that 'statistically there were over 15 people currently in the room who have an eating disorder'. I talked about the secrecy surrounding eating disorders and...

As part of a ‘new corporate strategy’ Weightwatchers in the US, has announced it will be promoting free memberships to teens aged 13 - 17years old. Weightwatchers claim it will "help the development of healthy habits at a critical life stage". I would argue that...

Managing clients with eating disorders and obesity is a tough job! Its made almost fruitless without addressing the biochemical imbalances they are experiencing because of their condition. Good mental health, behavioural change and emotional reframing rely on restoring the body's ability to produce and react to...

  The sign-up numbers for gym membership increase by about 15% in the first month of the year, so your local gym will be warming up this week in order to sell, as it does every year,  the idea of obtaining the perfect body. We know that...

Many girls agree their mother has the biggest influence on their own self-image and they have adopted their mothers’ views on food and dieting. A 2009 magazine survey of 512 teenage girls with an average age of 14 found: 38% said their mother had the biggest influence...

This is just a small selection of the men and women that have joined the ACFED family.  We use the word family, because we have a personal connection with each and every person in our ACFED Approved Practitioner network.  We have met each person, and...