ARFID: A Personal and Professional Perspective

This post was written and submitted by Kailey Adkins. Connect with Kailey on Instagram and Facebook @thedisordereddietitan or online at https://thedisordereddietitian.weebly.com/ Hello All! This post will provide some background on, as well as my personal experience with avoidant restrictive food intake disorder. “Let’s start at the beginning, a very good place to start” The Sound…

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A Dietitian’s Role in Orthorexia Recovery

“Food, no matter how pure, cannot fill the space in your soul that longs for love and spiritual experience. If you are trying to use it for this purpose, you may have gone astray on your journey.” Steven Bratman, MD Can the pursuit of healthy eating be taken to an unhealthy extreme? Conversations around orthorexia…

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Beyond Intention: Impact Matters When Talking About Weight Science

This post was written and submitted by Hannah Frazee. Hannah is a junior at the University of Iowa who is rooted in the Health at Every Size paradigm and is especially interested in studying how systemic oppression impacts health outcomes. You can connect with her on Instagram at @haesrd2be Health at Every Size (HAES) practitioners…

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Member Spotlight: Ian Cohen, RDN

“Contrary to my original assumption that eating disorders were somewhat cordoned off from the dietary mainstream, working in this field allows me to draw on my broader experience and interests in 12-step recovery and social justice on an individual level.” – Ian Cohen, RDN We are excited to introduce you to EDRDpro member Ian Cohen,…

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How feminism helped me find body peace and inspired me to fight diet culture

This post was written and submitted by Emily Taylor, RD, LDN. Emily Taylor works as an outpatient clinical dietitian in the Greater Boston, MA area. She is a generalist with interests in eating disorders, diabetes management, and IBS/GI symptom management. She is also a recent alumna of the University of Connecticut Coordinated Program in Dietetics,…

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Body Humility: The New Body Positive

The post was written and submitted by Grace Russell. Grace is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian working with clients with eating disorders in both a private practice and an inpatient hospital setting. She is very passionate about reducing the stigma of eating disorders and is currently learning how to weave body image practices into her work. In her…

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