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"Sondra Krongberg

Eating disorders are real, complex, and devastating conditions with serious health consequences. They are not a fad, phase or lifestyle choice. 30 million people suffer from eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and OSFED.

If (you or) you child s thoughts and behaviors regarding food, weight, exercise or self esteem are interfering with their spontaneity, ability to be social, functioning in school and relationships (you) they may be struggling with an eating disorder

If (you or) they have lost or gained a significant amount of weight in a short period of time. If (you or) they are spending an inordinate amount of time exercising or restricting food, if food is disappearing or being thrown in the garbage, or if they (or you) are loosing their (your) focus and sphere of aliveness, are depressed or isolating they (you) may be at risk for developing or may already be suffering from a life threatening eating disorder.

People struggling with eating disorders need to seek collaborative professional help. Treatment includes a therapist, nutritionist and physician who specialize in eating disorders. The earlier one suffering with an eating disorder seeks treatment, the greater the likelihood of physical and emotional recovery."


"The secret of health for both the body and mind is not to mourn the past, or worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly."


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