Shayne Rhoads

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How Running Helped Me Conquer My Eating Disorder

I no longer use exercise to punish my body; now I use it to accomplish my dreams.<p>The strange thing about my eating disorder is that it started when I</i> …

Anorexia Is No Longer My Best Friend

I have never found it easy to share my story about my Anorexia. I struggle with people knowing too much about me, and am always afraid of judgement. …

Food menu calorie counts dangerous for people with eating disorders, experts warn

Forcing Ontario restaurants to display calorie counts on menus may have dangerous and unhealthy consequences for people with eating disorders, say …

Nutrition

12 Simple Ways to Start Exercising Again After a Break

If the only workout you’ve done over the past few weeks is beating yourself up for being lazy, it’s time to forgive and move on. We asked weight loss …

Strangers Notice Woman At The Gym Is Too Thin And Secretly Tell Her Parents She’s Sick

Emerald Pellot graduated summa cum laude from New York University with a degree in Writing & Popular Culture. She worked as Senior Editor of College …

Why We've Become So Obsessed with Judging Others' Food Choices—and Our Own

Food shaming is so common, there's even an Inside Amy Schumer scene about it. Here, Women's Health takes a look at why food guilt is so harmful—and how you can start to break free of it.<p>I'll never forget the time that a co-worker at a former job invited me to go to our office cafeteria with her one …

Nutrition

6 Ways to Survive the Holidays with an Eating Disorder

Magnificent as they are, the holidays can be stressful for anyone. But for the 30 million women and men in America who struggle with an eating …

Congress Just Passed The First Ever Eating Disorder Legislation

<i>Update 12/13/16 at 3:30 P.M.: President Barack Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law today.</i><p>Eating disorder advocacy, prevention, and …

11 No-Bake Desserts to Make For and With Your Kids This Holiday Season

Although baking Christmas cookies should be on every family's holiday bucket list, there aren't always enough hours in the day for a mom (shocker) to spend creating and executing the perfect Christmas cookie baking station for her kids. During the most wonderful time of the year, spend less time by …

Dessert

#flipthescript 14: Adoption & Eating Disorders

Jodi Haywood returns for the third November in a row (2014 post | 2015 post) to participate in the #flipthscript movement, in which adopted people …

Anorexia Is Not A Diet

Anorexia isn’t a diet, although many people seem to think it is. Anorexia is something girls do to try and look skinny like the models in those …

Mental Health

Good Girls Drink Kale - Society's Dangerous Acceptance Of The Anorexic Mindset

One of the many reasons I struggle to eat is because of the guilt I feel about it. When I am eating I feel like I am committing a crime, my mind is …

Keep on running: train your brain

Where does fatigue come from? It doesn’t come from the body. Even when people exercise to exhaustion, studies have shown that there is fuel left in the tank – one found there was enough energy left in muscle tissue for participants to have kept going for another seven or eight minutes. The brain …

The Brain

Tips for Difficult-to-Break Habits Related to Eating Disorders

Are you having a hard time stopping dieting, purging, bingeing or excessive exercise? Have you ever thought that maybe you're not "<i>failing</i>" or …

Fitness

Make the Most Out of Cardio With These Expert-Recommended Core Exercises

Who better to tell us about creating a strong, sculpted midsection than an ab aficionado? Said expert, NYC physical therapist Dr. Karena Wu, gave us her five favorite core workouts to do <i>right</i> after cardio.<p>Cardio will burn the calories and fat, but core exercises will create abs, strength, and …

Workouts

I'd Never Been Able To Meditate. Here's What Finally Worked For Me

<i>Is it possible for literally everything to go wrong in one day?</i> I thought to myself as I angrily laced up my sneakers.<p>It was a Tuesday, and I'd slept …

The 5 best American red wines to drink this year

Only wines released or made available for prerelease tasting from March 2015 through March 2016 were considered.

6 delicious hacks every wine-lover needs to try this summer

Is there anything we love more than a nice glass of wine (or two) at the end of a long day? No, there is not. This summer, don’t just enjoy your <i>vino</i> …

Ice Cream

Is Drinking Red Wine Really Better For You?

Decantress advises a health nut with wine concerns.<p><i>Dear Decantress,<br>I'm very health-conscious when it comes to the foods I eat and wonder what wines I</i> …

The Biggest Misconceptions About Eating Disorders (From Someone Who's Had One)

I used to think I had it all together. I was getting straight As in school, had lots of close friends, and was dedicated to my cross-country team. So …

This new weight-loss device may be promising, but it reminds people of bulimia

It’s been called a "bulimia machine" that’s "stomach-churningly foul," something out "David Cronenberg’s imagination."<p>It’s also been called a potentially useful obesity treatment.<p>The provocative new device in question is the AspireAssist, designed to allow obese people who’ve failed to lose weight …

12 meatless recipes for a deliciously vegetarian 4th of July

If you’re hosting a 4th of July get-together, then odds are you’ll freak out for a moment as you wonder, “What if one of my guests is a vegetarian?” …

Healthy Eating

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor, author and Nobel Peace Prize winner who documented life inside concentration camps and later became an outspoken …

The Hidden Food Intolerance That Could Be At The Root Of Your Inflammation

<i>In this piece, functional medicine practitioner Will Cole, DC, explains how histamine intolerance could be at the root of your health issues and</i> …

How to Release Painful Memories & Emotions Stored in Your Body

<b>“The cure for the pain is in the pain.” ~Rumi</b><p>Your body keeps a physical memory of all of your experiences.<p>You have lots of memories stored in your …

Self-help

60 Vegan Summer Recipes for Barbecue, Grilling, Potlucks

Vegan Summer Recipes for Barbecue, Grill, Picnics. Grill-able Burgers, filling Salads, Drinks, desserts, July 4th cookout menu. Summer Produce …

Girls fight eating disorders together

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nestled in the middle of the southern Polish countryside, there's a small yellow house that has the look of a dollhouse. But what is occurring on the inside is much more complex.<p>Behind the front doors of this therapeutic facility in the village of Malawa, many young women are possessed by …

There’s a device that drains food out of your stomach--and the FDA approved it.

The most surprising thing about the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the obesity-control device called AspireAssist may be how little mainstream attention it attracted. Because, frankly, a weight-loss machine that lets you eat all you want and then drains the food out of your stomach is a …

The 'clean eating' holiday tips you're reading are almost identical to my rituals as an anorexic teen

Tapping on my laptop before bed a year or two ago, I ended up staring at Instagram photos of Ella Mills, a.k.a. bestselling wellness guru Deliciously …

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