Why is I’m A Celebrity promoting weight loss?

By Georgina Lavan Source: Wikipedia First things first, I am not a viewer, nor a fan of the Channel Ten show “I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here”. This did require me to do a bit of research to find out what the show was about. What drove me to write this were the … Continued

Exploring the impact that restrictive eating has on the body and mind: The Minnesota starvation experiment

By Madalyn McCormack [Trigger Warning:This blog contains numbers (e.g. calories) which may be triggering for eating disorder sufferers] Source: Refinery 29  The Minnesota Starvation Experiment: During World War II, 36 men were chosen from a pool of volunteers to participate in a study of human starvation conducted by Ancel Keys and his colleagues at the University … Continued

What is the difference between Maudsley Family Based Treatment and the New Maudsley Method?

By Madalyn Oliver The Maudsley approach or Family Based Treatment (FBT) is considered to be the treatment of choice for young people with Anorexia Nervosa. However, since the development of the New Maudsley Method in 2010, there has been some confusion between the two treatment approaches. Maudsley Family Based Treatment Maudsley (FBT) is an evidence-based approach … Continued