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In this episode of the Health Peer’s Podcast series: Let’s TACO about Nutrition, we will be talking about disordered eating, including its prevalence, the eating-weight concern continuum, how to spot the signs of disordered eating, the risk factors for disordered eating, and how to support someone experiencing disordered eating.

Episode Description

This podcast was recorded via Zoom during COVID-19. Research has shown that during the pandemic, eating disorder risk and symptoms have been on the rise so we hope that this podcast is able to help support you and/or help you in supporting someone you know who may be struggling with disordered eating habits.

In this episode of the Health Peer’s Podcast series: Let’s TACO about Nutrition, we will be talking about disordered eating, including its prevalence, the eating-weight concern continuum, how to spot the signs of disordered eating, the risk factors for disordered eating, and how to support someone experiencing disordered eating.

For this podcast episode, we will be using resources and references from the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC), a non-profit group based out of the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario. All of the Health Peers had the opportunity to attend a workshop hosted by a NEDIC staff member. We are grateful for the chance to share some of what we learned and their slides with all of you.

YouTube Timestamps:

0:00 Introduction

1:41 Disordered Eating (Definition, Statistics, and Eating and Weight Concerns)

5:59 Spotting the Signs of Disordered Eating and Risk Factors

11:43 Talking to Someone Who is Showing Signs of Disordered Eating

19:13 Conclusion

Music: Sun and Prosper by Ketsa. The section used is an excerpt of the original. Found on https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ke... Sun and Prosper by Ketsa are licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Disclaimer: SFU Health & Counselling does not own this music track.


Originally published on the SFU Health and Counseling Youtube Channel on April 19th, 2021.

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