Eating disorders are serious, complex illnesses that can cause severe harm to those affected. That’s why it’s so important to be on the lookout for warning signs in the kids in your life. Common signs and symptoms of an eating disorder include:
Avoiding diet and weight talk doesn’t have to be hard. The key is to focus on simple adjustments to create safe, positive conversations around food and body.
Kids are not born thinking about carbs, clean plates, their size, or being “perfect.” They are born loving their bodies and what they can do. They love to move and they eat when they’re hungry and stop when they’re full. They are proud because they exist. It’s simple.