Discovering that you or someone you may know has developed an eating disorder is difficult for anyone. While many may be aware of certain eating disorders, they know little about the intricacies of such conditions besides “someone eats too much or too little.” So many more factors are at play in an eating disorder, and […]
Explore the ways eating disorders can affect children and how interventions and treatment may look.
New App Could Encourage Eating Disorder Behaviors in Children WW, formerly Weight Watchers, has recently introduced a “healthy eating app” for children that is causing quite a controversy. While it is important to teach kids balanced eating habits while they are young, how far can you take that initiative before you are creating an unhealthy
It’s back to school time! While it is an exciting time for many, it can also bring additional stress. We often think of stress only for adults, forgetting that teens also get stressed. Sometimes it may seem like it is part of growing up, but there are some who are dealing with stressors that can
Many parents are familiar with children who are picky eaters. In fact, for babies, this is often a normal eating behavior. As children age, they start to develop their own personal food preferences. However, as children grow older an overly selective eating behavior could be a sign of deeper health concerns. Many people are not
Toledo Center offers outpatient programming for children with eating difficulties. Childhood can be full of different phases and eating changes. Although this is fairly common behavior, it can leave parents feeling troubled. Disturbances in feeding become problematic when it causes the child to become upset or worry and when he or she is not eating