Talking About Food with Your Child – Dr. Anna Flores

Notes from Dr, Anna Flores’s presentation “Talking About Food with Your Child” Language matters. Children are wildly impressionable and there is a strong connection between what we say about food, how we eat, and how we feed ourselves as adults, and what the young people around us are going to say about food, how they […]

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Eating Disorders?

The long-term effects of eating disorders can significantly impact your health and mental well-being, so seeking treatment as soon as possible is important. These conditions can negatively alter a person’s life, increasing their risk of serious medical complications and long-term mental health issues. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, consider contacting Sanford Behavioral […]

Family Gatherings with an Eating Disorder – Tips from Dr. Flores

Family gatherings can be challenging for those in eating disorder recovery, especially during the holidays. We sat down with Dr. Anna Flores,  Doctor of Clinical Nutrition on staff at Sanford Comprehensive Treatment for Eating Disorders (Sanford CTED). She gives us valuable tips on managing eating disorder recovery during the holidays, into the New Year, or […]

What Are the Health Risks of Bulimia Nervosa?

Coping with the repetitive cycle of binging and purging that comes with bulimia nervosa can be challenging and concerning. Moreover, this behavior can have serious health consequences and even become life-threatening. This serious eating disorder requires professional treatment and should be taken seriously. Sanford Comprehensive Treatment for Eating Disorders (Sanford CTED) offers a specialized bulimia […]

Preventing Eating Disorders – A Parent’s Guide

At Sanford Comprehensive Treatment for Eating Disorders (Sanford CTED), we work directly with pediatricians to individualize care for our clients under 18. If our young clients have not visited their pediatrician, we refer them for an assessment and recommendation. We do this to complete their lab work and request an EKG and a full physical. […]

5 Eating Disorder Warning Signs

  If you or someone you care about is struggling with an eating disorder, remember that you’re not alone. These disorders affect millions of Americans, and their consequences can be far-reaching and strongly impact loved ones and families. Fortunately, effective treatment is available for combatting this severe condition. The first step is learning to identify […]

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Are There Different Types of Eating Disorders?

  Eating disorders can be complex to understand, and different people exhibit different eating disorder symptoms. Therefore, gaining more knowledge on eating disorders is crucial to recognizing and managing eating disorder behavior for yourself or a loved one. Sanford Behavioral Health is an excellent resource for finding different types of eating disorder information.   We […]

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Why Eating Disorder Awareness Is Important

  An eating disorder can be difficult to spot but can profoundly affect a person’s physical and mental health. Knowing the types of eating disorders, getting help for yourself or someone you love, and being aware of available resources are essential for ensuring that those affected receive the proper treatment.   At Sanford Behavioral Health, […]

How to Navigate Your Eating Disorder at Family Gatherings with Dr. Anna Flores

  Family gatherings can be challenging to those in eating disorder recovery. Especially during the holidays. Today on the Anatomy of Addiction podcast, we interview Dr. Anna Flores. Dr. Flores is a Doctor of Clinical Nutrition on staff at Sanford Comprehensive Treatment for Eating Disorders. She gives us valuable tips on managing eating disorder recovery […]

8 Positive Affirmations for Eating Disorder Recovery

An eating disorder can be debilitating, making it difficult to recover and maintain healthy eating habits. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, some affirmations can help you on your journey to recovery. With affirmations for eating disorder recovery, you can focus on staying positive, maintaining a healthy mindset, and taking steps toward healing. […]

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