Why do I have to eat so much food in recovery?

Most often in treatment, the initial focus will be on nutritional rehabilitation, to assist in reversing the physical damage of malnutrition and to begin reversing the psychological effects of starvation. Eating enough for your body will vary depending on your individual needs, and this is where working with an Accredited Practicing Dietitian who specialises in…

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Why do I feel hungrier after eating?

You have suppressed your hunger cues for a long time, to the point where you almost forget what hunger feels like. You shake off the dizziness, the foggy brain, and the hollow feeling in your stomach. When you do eat, your stomach feels full quickly – even after a small amount of food. At the…

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The role of the ED Dietitian in Binge Eating Disorder Recovery

Not all Dietitians are created equal! Myrtle Oak Clinic dietitians invest in their knowledge, attending additional specialized eating disorder training, attend regular supervision and follow evidence-based practices. It’s ok to think: “I am not sure seeing a Dietitian will help me” This is common statement from some of our clients who experience binge eating disorder…

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Staying in Recovery

Recovery for people living with an eating disorder is a constant battle. So, when you throw in a global pandemic like Covid-19 that battle can become so much harder. Here are some things to consider to keep yourself in recovery during this time. Stay connected with your treatment team Myrtle Oak Clinic has been working…

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