Although most Americans believe dietary supplements are safe, these products often make health claims that are unproven or downright false.
A clinical psychologist who treats young people with eating disorders gives her verdict on changes to the Australian curriculum designed to prevent these mental health conditions developing.
The demand for off-label weight loss drugs like Ozempic is concerning, because of the impact on weight stigma and the health risks of unsupervised weight loss, including developing eating disorders.
Many people with eating disorders die from suicide. Improving perception of internal body states, or interoception, can help everyone better care for their own bodies.
You likely know that the sight and smell of food can trigger cravings. But internal cues from your gut and your brain play just as important a role in the decisions you make around food.
Can psychedelics assist in recovery from eating disorders? The findings are promising, but patients and doctors need to proceed with caution until there is additional and extensive research.
Lord Byron’s drank vinegar for weight loss, with catastrophic health effects. His eating disorders were reflected across 18th century Europe.
Real-world examples suggest we need to be careful using AI for frontline work.
With our faces seemingly everywhere − from Zoom meetings to selfies − more people are developing anxieties about how they appear online.
The series should be praised for recognising that it’s not just white, middle-class girls who experience eating disorders.
Thinking about food all day, feeling guilty when you eat, not knowing when you’re actually hungry: these could be signs you need to work on your relationship with food.
Although under represented in research, about one third of people with an eating disorder are male. Netflix show Heartstopper explores this in season two.
When it comes to treating people with eating disorders, we may need to look more widely than what studies tell us work.
It’s important to establish regular and adequate eating so your body and brain are well-fuelled and you can make sensible decisions around the food you consume.
We analysed the primary care records of more than 9 million young patients across the UK.
Research shows that social media, with it endless promotion of unrealistic standards of beauty, has had a negative impact on millions of young people.
Many studies show that consistent meditation practice lowers depression, anxiety and self-criticism.
Eating disorders in teens are common and dangerous, and parents and loved ones play a crucial role in helping to both identify concerning behaviors and promote healthy ones.
Older adults find it hard to get help for eating disorders.
About a quarter of those with body dysmorphic disorder attempt suicide or struggle with ideas of suicide. Fortunately, medication and therapy have proved highly effective at treating the disorder.