The Use of Supplemental Shakes in Eating Disorder Recovery

Nutritional supplements in eating disorder recovery - shakes

By Lauren Muhlheim, PsyD and Katie Grubiak, RDN Restoring nutritional health is an essential part of recovery from any eating disorder, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). The process of nutritional rehabilitation involves eating sufficient food at regular intervals, which reestablishes regular eating patterns and allows the …

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A More Diverse Eating Disorder Film

Eating Disorder film Tchaiko Omawale

In the wake of the premiere on Netflix of another eating disorder film, my friend, JD Ouellette, reminded me that the frustration over another stereotypical narrative about eating disorders could provide an opportunity. At the NEDA Conference in 2014, both JD and I (as well as many other attendees) were impressed by Tchaiko Omawale’s sharing …

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Is Your Young Adult with an Eating Disorder Ready for College?

Is My Young Adult with an Eating Disorder Ready for College?

Dr. Muhlheim is doing a live webinar for parents of high school students with eating disorders on college readiness on Saturday, Feb 25 over zoom. You can register online by clicking here. You may be wondering: is my young adult with an eating disorder ready for college? Starting college is stressful for even the most …

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Presentation at NEDA 2015 conference

Lauren and Katie presenting NEDA 2015

Katie and I had the honor of presenting in the Individual, Family, and Friends track at the National Eating Disorder Association Conference in San Diego yesterday.  The title of our talk was:  Family Based Nutrition Therapy:  Creating A Supportive Environment.  It was a chance to share the way we work to support families who are …

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Interested in Weight Loss? We CAN’T Help You. Here’s Why

Learn more about the non-diet approach at Eating Disorder Therapy LA - Health at Every Size (HAES)

Learn More About Our Non-Diet Approach At Eating Disorder Therapy LA, we treat eating disorders (including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder or OSFED) across the weight spectrum. We often get inquiries from clients interested in help for binge eating or emotional eating, with their primary goal …

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The Hidden Benefits of Full Fat Dairy by Katie Grubiak, RD

full fat dairy

Read our new post about the importance of including dairy in eating disorder recovery here.       History of the Low-Fat Movement Since the 1980s, physicians, the federal government, the food industry, and popular media have championed the low-fat approach to dieting and weight control. The idea stemmed from a few studies published in …

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Look before you leap: Binge Eating Disorder, Vyvanse, and evidence-based psychotherapies

Guest post by Elisha M. Carcieri, Ph.D.  Binge eating disorder (BED) has been making headlines with the recent announcement that the FDA has approved lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Vyvanse) for the treatment of BED. So, what is BED, how is it treated, and what does this new treatment option mean for persons with BED? What is Binge Eating …

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