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Latest book review – ‘Why Can’t I Look the Way I Want?’

Melinda Hutchings strikes again with a vital resource for the shelves of adolescents, parents, teachers and school counselors. If...

November 2
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10 things not to say to someone with an eating disorder

by Lydia Jade Turner In our last post we discussed the ease at which one might accidentally distress an eating...

November 1
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TV presenter upsets eating disorders sufferer

By Lydia Jade Turner One of the hardest things about eating disorders is that – as with any mental...

November 1
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Learning to treat patients with respect

By Lydia Jade Turner Last month, a woman in her early twenties contacted me, distressed upon witnessing the mistreatment...

October 13
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Eating disorders: The Eating Disorder Voice

Media reports on eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia nervosa often put a disproportionate amount of focus on the...

September 24
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Nutritional Labels on Fast Food Items – a step in the right direction?

The NSW government will be holding a fast food forum on August 16  in a bid to reduce the...

August 4
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Binge eating help: People who binge-eat but can't put on weight

Recently, A Current Affair interviewed BodyMatters’ Managing Director Sarah McMahon about binge eating disorder help and people who binge...

August 4
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An interview with Lydia Jade Turner and Sarah McMahon from BodyMatters Australasia

This interview was conducted by author & social commentator Melinda Tankard Reist and was first published on her blog...

July 10
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The Biggest Bully: TV show a loser for weight loss

by Lydia Jade Turner This article was first published on Online Opinion. The time to expose the dangers of...

July 10

Gastric banding and the ‘obesity’ industry

By Sarah McMahon I am shocked that a research article published on last Wednesday by the Journal of the American...

July 10