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NEDA Week 2014: Thoughts on Body Dysmorphia

March 3, 2014
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NEDA week is officially over, as of yesterday, but I’m going to extend the theme for one more day (and share weekend reading tomorrow) so that I can delve into a topic that a few readers have asked me about in the last six days: body dysmorphia. (Between this and orthorexia, I’m diving into a […]

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NEDA Week 2014: Considering Orthorexia

February 28, 2014
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When I asked folks on Facebook what topics they’d like me to write about for NEDA week, the most immediate and popular response was orthorexia. It’s a topic I’m both excited and intimidated to discuss. Of all the many forms of disordered eating, orthorexia may be the one most relevant within the so-called healthy living […]

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Green Recovery: “Veganism Is Opening The Doors Anorexia Shut”

February 26, 2014
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Thanks, everyone, for all of the lovely comments on my last post. It was really lovely to begin NEDA week with such frank, open, and caring conversation. I thought it would be nice to share a new Green Recovery post this week, and I’m so excited that today’s story comes from Emma Vitz, author of […]

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2013 Vegan Holiday Recipe Round Up: 30 Appetizers, Salads, Soups, Sides, Entrees, and Desserts for Your Celebration! Plus: Weekend Reading, 12.22.13.

December 22, 2013
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As usual, I’m a little late getting this round up of recipes together, but hopefully there’s still time for my readers to make a few of these recipes for holiday gatherings, or perhaps a New Year’s dinner party! Here are some of my favorite holiday dishes, all of them vegan, some of them raw, most […]

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“A New Chapter in My Life Is On the Horizon”: Suzanne’s Green Recovery Story

November 13, 2013
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Suzanne is a frequent commenter on Choosing Raw. You may also know her through her own delightful blog, Hello, Veggy!, where she shares vegan recipes, offers DIY tips for wholesome living, and chronicles her own life. Long before we ever corresponded, I was struck by Suzanne’s thoughtful and precocious comments. Some time ago, she confided […]

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New Inquiries into Eating Disorders and Obesity

September 15, 2013
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  Last week, there was some media coverage of a new study, published in Pediatrics (the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics), that highlights the concurrence between obesity/overweight and eating disorders. The study sheds light on the fact that a significant number of young people who seek clinical treatment for eating disorders come from a […]

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Recovery Musings: Learning to Fully Embrace Health

August 14, 2013
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First of all: hi from the west coast! It’s gorgeous here, as always, and my mom and I are soaking it all up. I can’t wait to recap our adventures for you. But in the meantime, some musings today. I want to warn my readers that this post may be very triggering to some, and […]

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