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Are my ovaries making me eat?

Binge eating disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder you have never heard of. Studies estimate that 2-3.5% of the population suffer from this...
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A closer look at the mukbang phenomenon

Mukbang, which translates to ‘eating show’, refers to an online trend in which hosts share video recordings of themselves eating large quantities of food. Videos...
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K-Pop and Disordered Eating

K-Pop, short for Korean popular music, has a growing international following. Not only does K-Pop have a distinct sound, but it is often packaged with...
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Impact of social media on people living with eating disorders during COVID-19

The unprecedented consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have meant that majority of the population have been working from, and confined to their homes for many...
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Eating disorder health service delivery in the Māori population

A new study reveals systemic gaps in the health system make it more difficult for Maori people with eating disorders to access specialist support services....
Hijacked Without Warning – Searching for signs of impending anorexia nervosa.

Hijacked Without Warning – Searching for signs of impending anorexia nervosa.

Originally published here and written by Cynthia M. Bulik Ph.D Professor Cynthia M.Bulik, Lead Investigator of EDGI NZ Being fairly long-in-the-tooth...
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Saving lives and restoring hope – bringing eating disorders out of the Shadows

The ‘End Eating Disorders’ podcast has today (2 November 2020) launched. “There is always hope” – that’s the simple message for eating disorder sufferers at...
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Call for increased awareness of eating disorder prevalence in high-performance sport

The two peak Australian bodies, The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in partnership with the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) are this week, Monday Sept...
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Study revealing impact of COVID-19 on people living with eating disorders

Originally published here EDGI Lead Investigator, founding Director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (CEED) and Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders at...
_Eating disorders really don’t care how old you are, what gender you are, how much money you make, or what your cultural background is._ (11)

The prevalence of other conditions when living with an ED

Today’s blog is part four of a five-part series featuring new research and data presented by team EDGI NZ and our collaborators at this year’s...
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Participant stories

Jordyn

Jordyn’s Story

Jordyn, accountant & crafts enthusiast who developed anorexia nervosa after being bullied as a child, AUCKLAND. Accountant and crafts enthusiast, Jordyn, 24, has struggled with...
Dave

Dave’s story

Dave, 51, Music lover & keen hiker who has waged an ongoing battle with eating disorders since his mid-teens, CHRISTCHURCH  Animal and music lover who...
Amy

Amy’s story

Amy, 22, English Literature & Psychology student & avid writer, diagnosed with anorexia nervosa in her early teens, WELLINGTON The artificial control of anorexia was,...
Jess

Jess’ story

Jess, 27, Eating disorders recovery coach whose love of dance fuelled her recovery from anorexia nervosa, AUCKLAND Eating disorders recovery coach Jess, 27, Auckland has...
Clairebelle

Claireabelle’s story

Claireabelle, 27, Bride to be, nanny & social influencer who has experienced a trifecta of eating disorders, TIMARU Nanny and social influencer, Claireabelle, 27, Timaru,...
Claudia

Claudia’s story

University student & yoga teacher who lost her teenage years to anorexia, AUCKLAND Event management and marketing student and yoga teacher Claudia, 21, Auckland loves...
Angela

Angela’s story

Mother-to-two & writing enthusiast who lived with bulimia nervosa for more than a decade, AUCKLAND When mother-to-two and writing enthusiast, Angela, 49, Auckland was only...
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Caitlin’s story

Operations & sales manager who was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa in her late twenties, AUCKLAND Operations and sales manager for a fashion designer Caitlin, 30,...
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Fin’s story

Fin, 21, Business diploma recipient with a passion for fashion design who lived with anorexia nervosa throughout his teens, DUNEDIN   Business diploma recipient, Fin,...
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Megan’s story

‘Health navigator’ who spent eight years grappling with anorexia nervosa, CHRISTCHURCH Megan, 23, Christchurch, is a dedicated ‘health navigator’, who works with individuals to overcome...

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