Helping Students Manage Eating Disorders: SLU Expert Rabia Rahman

0 ratings

640 days ago

Video Description

"As a registered dietetian, one of Rabia Rahman's passions is working with college students who are dealing with eating disorders. This is a critical time in a young person's life, she says, and an eating disorder can change his or her whole college experience. Rahman helps students with meal planning, diet assessments, and other small steps they can take to meet their goals. Rahman is part of a wider team of experts who are available to help a student work through an eating disorder.

Eating disorders can take on many forms, including anorexia, bulemia, binge eating, or a combination of the three. If you know someone who may have an unhealthy relationship with food, it is important to seek help.

Saint Louis University ( is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of more than 13,000 students on two campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.



"Being strong is being able to get out of your eating disorder and becoming healthy, even when the voice in your head won’t let you. Ignoring this voice, is being the strongest, so don’t ever give up."


MoreSend us your Quotes

Tips & Hints

  • Eat Meals with Family or Friends

    A person who is anxious about eating will feel more comfortable doing so among other people they trust, such as family or friends. This...
  • Keep a Food Diary

    Keep a food diary of what you eat and when you eat it to help you focus on eating regularly. Also record any episodes of going without ...
  • Take Regular Exercise

    Studies have shown exercise to have a positive effect on low self-esteem and poor body image, which are widely cited as being contribut...
  • Be Patient

    Unhealthy relationships with food do not develop overnight, and it can take many months and even years to regain full control over your...
  • Eat Healthy Foods

    The types of foods we eat are important. We all like to indulge in our favourite foods every once in a while, but we should also eat as...
  • More Tips & Hints