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4 Good Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Diet

...small, sustainable changes towards healthy eating. Remember to make sure that you’re giving your body the right kind of fuel, which includes a daily supply of protein, carbohydrates, and fats. Also keep in mind that healthy eating means eating a balanced diet – you don’t have to stop eating foods you love, just don’t eat ‘sometimes’ foods every day. Diets Can’t Change ...

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Is The ‘Love Your Body’ Movement Contributing To Our Poor Body Image?

.... What’s emerged from these pressures is a ‘counter-movement’ of sorts. It’s a movement promotes messages like ‘Love Your Body’ and ‘Love The Skin You’re In’ to encourage women to embrace their appearance regardless of their body shape and weight. The ‘Love Your Body’ movement is everywhere – it’s used in advertising and it’s ever present on social media. On t ...

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How Can I Help My Teen Have A Positive Body Image

.... SARAH HUGHES Last year Girlfriend magazine published a survey of a thousand readers who were asked how they felt about their appearance. The results were sad to read. Does your daughter have a healthy relationship with her body? 96% of readers said they wanted to change a part of their body. Nearly 70% of readers said their bodies made them feel self-conscious. 1 in 4 readers didn’t like what they saw in the mirror Worse, a 2007 University of...

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What Teen Girls Need To Know About Dieting

...s in water weight, not fat loss – you’re not actually changing your body weight. The take home message? The more radical you are in your attempts to lose weight, the more your body will fight to keep you at your “set-point”. Eating far less than what your body needs won’t help you to lose weight. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjo ...

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4 Tips To Help You Win Back Control Of Your Eating

...picture. What do health, wellbeing, energy, and fitness mean to you? Don’t exercise to lose weight, exercise to be stronger, fitter, healthier, and happier. Likewise don’t diet to lose weight, eat healthy foods to fuel your body and treat your body well. It might sound like a small difference, but shifting your focus away from weight loss will help you to break free of your struggle with food. Dr. Emma Boles is a Clinical Psychologist who...

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4 Tips To Help You Break Free From Binge Eating

How To Put An End To The Binge Eating Cycle BY DR SARAH HUGHES Learn how to say no to your urges to binge When you’re stuck in the binge eating cycle it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and hopeless. You might manage to refrain from binge eating for a period only to revert to old patterns a few days or weeks later. Below are our top tips for getting on top of binge eating. If you have difficulty implementing these tips con ...

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4 Tips To Help You Manage Fussy Eating In Toddler’s

...’t want to eat their meal, they won’t be able to eat again until their next meal or snack time. In terms of portion sizes, try not to give your toddler too much food or they won’t ever get into the habit of eating everything on their plate. Tip #2: Encourage Good Eating Habits Introduce your child to foods with different textures, colours, and tastes from a young age. If your child is reluctant to try new things, encourage...

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Tips To Break Away From Emotional Eating

...improve their quality of life, enhance adaptive coping/functioning, and reduce suffering. Kim works with a range of presentations including drug and alcohol problems, addiction, issues relating to managing intense emotions, eating disorders and eating related difficulties, low self-esteem and identity issues, relationship difficulties, trauma, stress and coping, anxiety disorders, depression, sleep disorders, personality disorders, and complex...

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This Is Why You Need To Know Who Your Daughter Follows On Social Media

...he intent of teaching teenage girls that they’re only worthwhile if they’re skinny, but you can’t control your audience, only your words. Unintentionally, your thinspiration could be the difference between someone developing body confidence and someone developing an eating disorder. You will probably disagree with me, argue that I’m wrong, but what if I’m not wrong….what if I’m right and your words trigger an Read More

Parenting: How To Parent Teenage Girls

...ng mode to conserve power so that your battery lasts longer. When you start a diet it might look like you’re losing weight initially, but what you’re losing is water weight. You haven’t actually changed the structure of your body. Changing your body won’t help you to feel more body confident. Changing your attitude will. Stop counting calories, see food as something that gives you energy to live your life. Don’t ...

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