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Well + Good

‘Lifestyle Changes’ Are Often Diet Culture in Sheep’s Clothing

At face value, the term "lifestyle change" might not seem harmful, but as this Well+Good article showcases, it's nothing more than "diet culture in sheep's clothing." Eating Recovery Center Clinical Response Manager Meredith Nisbit shares her perspective and notes how the term itself implies "there's something wrong with your current lifestyle or there is a right or wrong way to live your life."
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Fox 5 Washington DC

Eating disorders and summer stressors

In this Fox 5 Washington DC segment, Dr. Steven Crawford discusses summer stressors and their impact on eating disorders.
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411 Teen: NPR

411 Teen - Eating Disorders

Dr. Elizabeth Easton had a comprehensive conversation with NPR's 411 Teen host Dr. Liz Holifield about eating disorders in teens and college-aged students.
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Prevent the Resurgence of a Seasonal Eating Disorder This Summer

In this Giddy article, Dr. Elizabeth Easton shares how summer can be a triggering time for those with eating disorders. Dr. Easton discusses how being bombarded by diet culture on social media, and the lack of structure and routine during summer months can contribute. The article highlights the pressures of diet culture; how to prepare for the summer season; and offers suggestions on how to care for your mental health.
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Experts share the summer stressors that can worsen eating disorders

Dr. Allison Chase talks to KVUE about how summer can impact college students and young adults who struggle with eating disorders. Being surrounded by diet culture (getting "beach" ready) and the lack of structure and routine can impact those who are struggling. Dr. Chase shares her insight and the "red flags" to look out for in loved ones.

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