BED and The Well-Trained Clinician: Are You Helping Without Harming?

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By Marci Evans, MS, CEDRD, cPT The Need for Well-Trained Clinicians Binge eating disorder (BED) may seem new since it was just added to the official list of mental health diagnoses. But the truth is that using food to manage difficult internal experiences and emotions has been around a long time! While it’s official status […]

Aaron Flores, RDN, Response to Camp Shane Weight Loss Camps – WSAW 2016

Read Aaron’s blog post, My Response to Camp Shane Weight Loss Camps. Aaron Flores is a registered dietitian nutritionist is the owner of Balance Variety and Moderation RDN in Calabasas, California. With nearly 10 years of experience, Aaron has worked with eating disorders in a variety of settings. A large part of his career was spent working at […]

Body Image and Weight Stigma

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By Amrie DeFrates, RD Weight stigma – the discrimination against body types that fall outside of society’s ideal, is vastly important in discussing the body image – the personal perception of one’s body. Weight stigma is a culturally created concept that perpetuates assumptions, and therefore discrimination and prejudices against those who do not fit the “ideal” […]