So it seems I have this habit of having an idea for a post, but then deciding everyone needs to be on the same page with some background info before I can really get into the nitty gritty of the next post (hence this entire series about hunger hormones, fasting/fed metabolism, and keto diets, etc). Today I’m planting a seed for a future post: we are going to be roughly defining the differences between normal eating, disordered eating, and eating disorders so we can discuss how to truly live a healthful fulfilling life and maintain a healthy diet, in a future post.
These topics are fragile ground and may bring up certain emotions or reactions. My only goal is to help educate. I hope you find this useful in some way and use it to check in on yourself or others, or use it to simply be a better-educated and self-protecting consumer of classic and social media.
Disclaimer: As always, this is general information. Please never replace individualized clinical care with generalized health information you read online. If you or someone you know suffers from an eating disorder, please see the National Eating Disorders Association website or text ‘NEDA’ to 741741 for 24/7 crisis support.
Now, let’s get onto the differences between normal eating, disordered eating, and eating disorders.…