How to ask friends and family for support?

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How to ask friends and family for support?
Hi Fellas, Firstly, well done for thinking about bringing in the support of your friends and family. They can be such a valuable source of help for people with eating difficulties. We know that the chances of successful treatment increase when the support of loved ones is there. How... Read More

How to prevent relapses in the "worse times" that are part of life?

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How to prevent relapses in the "worse times" that are part of life?
Hi Fellas, You used a key phrase here - they are part of life! And this is where the trick is...the best way to prevent relapses is to expect that they will happen.When you are not in distress, think about and expect high-risk situations that may lead ... Read More

Does Intermittent Fasting work?

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Does Intermittent Fasting work?
Hi Fellas, Intermittent fasting (IF) is a new approach to dieting, whereby you restrict any consumption of food for a certain period of time. Intermittent fasting is not recommended for people who struggle with binge eating. This is because binge eatin... Read More

Cutting out certain food groups entirely. What's the deal?

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Cutting out certain food groups entirely. What's the deal?
Hi Fellas, One reoccuring theme is the restriction of certain food groups. Generally, the best strategy to keep healthy is to eat a variety of foods from all food groups (grains, fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy).If you struggle with binge eating, it is rec... Read More