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Top 10 Ways to Decrease Inflammation and Strengthen Immune System - YouTube

Learn how to decrease inflammation and strengthen your immune system.
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Sports dietitian Sharon Collison describes the top 10 ways to make sure your immune system is strong- vital for all athletes. @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

 
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How to Become Fat Talk Free | Operation Beautiful

How to Become Fat Talk Free | Operation Beautiful | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
What is “Fat Talk”?    Fat Talk isn’t about being overweight. In fact, Fat Talk has nothing to do with your size at all. Fat Talk is
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Fat talk is no stranger to locker rooms or  the weight room. It can happen during water breaks, team dinners, or during pre-game warm ups.  Fat talk does not discriminate by age, position, or athletic ability. Learn how to recognize this destructive language and stop it from happening in your presence @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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10 possible pitfalls of popular fad diets, especially for active athletes

10 possible pitfalls of popular fad diets, especially for active athletes | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
Fad diets have quickly taken over the booming weight loss industry with their persuasive claims. For athletes especially, these trendy weight-loss marvels hold potential dangers that can undercut your training efforts.
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I bet you can name 5 "diets" or "fad diets" right off the top of your head if asked to on the spot. It is no question these dangerous, empirically derived approaches to food intake consistently bombard our thoughts with enticing possibilities of rapid weight loss, miracle cures, and unprecedented body transformations. Not only are fad diets impractical to follow as an athlete, they also have the potential to precipitate disordered beliefs regarding food intake and the necessary role it plays in athletic performance. Before adopting the newest "trending" diet, check out these 10 possible pitfalls of following a "fad diet" as an athlete @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com
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Protect Your Athlete – Body Image Perceptions and Consequences - The Sport In Mind – Sport Psychology

Protect Your Athlete – Body Image Perceptions and Consequences - The Sport In Mind – Sport Psychology | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
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Leah Moore discusses applicable strategies to minimize defeating self-perception beliefs within athletes; fit for use by coaches, trainers, and associated athletic staff. Body image perceptions, specifically, the anxiety associated with muscle gain, weight control, attractiveness, and the body's role in performance, are all discussed within this article @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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What Is Orthorexia Nervosa? | Eating Disorders - YouTube

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How is it possible for eating healthy to actually harm your health? Well, check out this informative video on Orthorexia Nervosa; a growing behavior of concern encompassing rigid preoccupations with healthy eating @mysportdiet  #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Social media helps fuel some eating disorders

Social media helps fuel some eating disorders | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- People with anorexia and bulimia find support, validation on Facebook and other sites by sharing photos, ideas. Recovery groups counter with health-promoting messages.
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This USA Today article has done an excellent job in highlighting how "social media" may be responsible for the amplified rates of eating disorders currently present within our society. Yet, two sides to this article  exist. Enter, the positives of Facebook and Twitter use regarding this issue; insight to how "social media" has actually helped effected individuals sustain their recovery from these complex illnesses @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Yo-Yo Dieting Among Teens Can Lead to Disordered Eating

Even once the teen manages to take off the desired weight, the body is wired in such a way that it will actually try to resume the prior, heavier weight. The
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We have all heard of yo-yo dieting. Yet, think about the dietary extremes some athletes adopt intra or pre-season compared to the off-season (can even become a necessity within activities like wrestling, equestrian, or swimming). This article highlights how yo-yo dieting among teens may lead to disordered eating, while also providing invaluable and safe suggestions to consider when approaching the subject of weight loss @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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10%20Things%20Coaches%20Can%20Do%20To%20Help%20Prevent%20Eating%20Disorders%20in%20Athletes.pdf

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This is a very important document presented by the Renfrew Center, a global leader in the prevention, education, and treatment associated with eating disorders. If you are a coach or trainer, internalize this list and practically apply the information among your athletic population. List point number 10 should be reason enough to implement the preventative guidance existing above @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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How athletes can beat anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders

How athletes can beat anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
Eating disorders are an epidemic in the United States today. One population increasingly at risk for developing anorexia or bulimia is athletes.
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Athletes, take notice of this article from Kim Dennis MD, CEDS, as she does an exceptional job in highlighting the Do's and Dont's required to prevent eating disorder development @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

 
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Uphill Battle - A Student-Athlete's Struggle with Bulimia - YouTube

Megan O'Grady was a star long-distance runner for Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis. But her success on the track and the pressures that came along with it...
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This is an eye opening piece published by the NCAA regarding one student athletes battle with bulimia. If you are a coach wacthing this video clip, listen to the reaction of Shawn Thielitz, Megan's coach, when Megan came forth about her condition (3:33) and his intrest in taking his athletes lives away from the track by becoming a tremendous supportive outlet (6:12). Shawns outlook and beliefs about his athletes help provide for an enviornment apt in preventing eating disorder development  @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Athletics and eating disorders: What can parents look out for?

Athletics and eating disorders: What can parents look out for? | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
A new link between eating disorders and genetics has been found.
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A must read if you are the parent of a child/children participating in athletics: keep your athlete/s healthy and in the game by following the tips presented in this article @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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The Female Athlete Triad-NCAA

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Are you a female student athlete? Familiarize yourself with the female athlete triad. Click the link to learn more about the triad and make sure to view the several tips to prevent occurrence @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Eating Disorders Statistics « « National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

Eating Disorders Statistics « « National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
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A great  statistical overview of eating disorders (EDs) and their occurrence within various populations (including athletes). Get the facts on EDs. @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Intervention Strategies for Managing Athletes with Disordered Eating

Intervention Strategies for Managing Athletes with Disordered Eating | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
Female athletes with eating disorders are fairly common in sports especially in “thin-build” sports in which athletes are judged by their appearance. Identifying athletes with possible disordered eating is difficult because of the secrecy and hidden world of disordered eating. Even more challenging is successfully approaching the athlete in hopes of referral and medical intervention.
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Approaching a teammate who may have a possible eating disorder can be difficult, complex, and nerve-racking task. Read more to discover several intervention strategies, as well as, how to use The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders  mnemonic "CONFRONT" @mysportsdiet #athletesandeatingdisorders http://athletesandeatingdisorders.com

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Disordered Eating & Eating Disorder Resources

Disordered Eating & Eating Disorder Resources | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
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Professional Resources, Public Resources, and Treatment Providers: All can be found by visiting Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition's (SCAN) Disordered Eating & Eating Disorders (DEED) Resources Page @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Sports Psychology For Dummies Cheat Sheet - For Dummies

Sports Psychology For Dummies Cheat Sheet - For Dummies | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
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Utilize this "Sports Psychology Cheat Sheet" as a player or coach to unleash your/your athletes maximum performance potential. Neglecting the mental components associated with sport performance, while over emphasizing the physical, may be influential in the development of poor self-image, unrealistic body/performance expectations, and potential disordered eating behaviors @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com
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Pay attention: Signs your teammate may have an eating disorder

Pay attention: Signs your teammate may have an eating disorder | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
Anyone can suffer from an eating disorder, however, in my experience, it is more common to find girls who suffer from bulimia and anorexia on dance teams, cheerleading squads and in other sports. Sometimes these sports triggered the onset of the disorder, while other times the... - news
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Read this article from Yahoo Sports to better educate yourself on the potential warning signs your teammate  may be displaying, indicating disordered eating or an eating disorder @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com 

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The Price of Gold: Eating Disorders and the Increased Risk for Athletes

The Price of Gold: Eating Disorders and the Increased Risk for Athletes | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
Perfectionism in sports makes athletes particularly prone to eating disorders. Awareness around this increases as Olympic athletes admit to eating disorders.
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Participating in the Olympics can be considered one of the most prestigious  honors in all of sport, yet this article highlights how "achieving gold", may come at a dangerous price. Be sure to also read through to Douglas Bunnell's (vice president of The Renfrew Center Foundation) "ten warning signs of eating disorders", for practical information as a parent or coach. 

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OSFED%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

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Have you ever heard of OSFED? Download this fact sheet from the National Eating Disorders Collaboration to familiarize yourself with the physical, psychological, and behavioral signs associated with OSFED @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com 

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How To Help A Friend Who Has An Eating Disorder

How To Help A Friend Who Has An Eating Disorder | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
When you see a close friend or loved one struggling with an eating disorder, the obvious impulse is to help. But knowing the right steps to take can be difficult.

In the U.S., an estimated 20 million women and 10 million men will suffer from an ea...
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As an athlete, you may eventually come across one of your teammates exhibiting the signs and symptoms of an eating disorder. This may put you in a position to be first in line for observing disordered behavior and/or confronting your teammate about what you have seen. The article above provides a guide of action steps you can use to help your teammate come to a realization about their behaviors and foster needed assistance during their potential treatment @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Disordered Eating in Athletes - YouTube

A Certified Consultant (CC) message from the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Dana Voelker discusses what parents, coaches, and certified con...
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A useful video tutorial from the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) regarding the role  parents and coaches play in creating an environment not apt for eating disorder development among an athletic population @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Disordered Eating: How to Recognize When A Child Needs Help

Disordered Eating: How to Recognize When A Child Needs Help | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
Food is a powerful thing. It has the power to sustain life and bring people together, but it also has potential to be a centerpiece of unhealthy behavior. In
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Laurie Dunham, MS, RD, LD, a registered dietitian at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, effectively highlights four groups of behaviors parents, coaches, trainers, and even other health professionals should be aware of as indicators that a child/adolescent may be in need of help @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes http://eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Pro-Eating Disorder Websites | National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)

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As a parent, coach, trainer, or health professional dealing with athletes, a population susceptible to eating disorders, know the facts about this growing trend: Pro-Eating Disorder Websites.  This article, put forth by the National Eating Disorder Information Centre, will help you understand why preventative measures must be taken to deter the use of these destructive websites by your athlete/s @mysportsdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Family Values: How Eating as a Family Can Help Prevent Eating Disorders and Depression

Family Values: How Eating as a Family Can Help Prevent Eating Disorders and Depression | My Sports Dietitian | Scoop.it
The concept of eating together as a family seems to be outdated nowadays when even the younger members of the family find themselves overwhelmed with school and extracurricular activities.
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Although it may be hard to consistently share mealtime as family if your child/children are athletes, this article will make you consider going the extra mile to ensure family eating, as the benefits are overwhelming @mysportsdiet  #eatingdisordersandathletes eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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Male Athlete Speaks Out About His Anorexia Nervosa Experience « « National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

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For the Love of the Game: Patrick Bergstrom was told, "men cannot suffer from an eating disorder", although he battled through and successfully recovered from  Anorexia Nervosa  as a male athlete @mysportdiet #eatingdisordersandathletes eatingdisordersandathletes.com

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