NEW PODCAST EPISODE
Today we focus an entire episode to teens, tweens and adolescents. I am joined with Bracha Kopstick and we have an in-depth conversation about disordered eating in teenagers. Bracha is a Registered Dietitian located in Toronto Ontario who specializes in adolescent nutrition.
Here is what we discuss:
Start off by defining disordered eating.
Review how common is it for teens to engage in disordered eating.
Explore some unique challenges that contribute specifically to disordered eating for this population.
Talk about how normal puberty and weight gain is for teens.
Review some red flags parents may notice that could indicate disordered eating in their teenager.
Discuss some strategies parents can focus on to help their teen to provide a supportive eating environment at home.
Connect with Bracha:
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