EDSNA in the news:
- Article in Edmonton Woman Magazine featuring EDSNA, Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2016, Moyra, Sue and a parent who attended one of our support groups: http://www.edmontonwoman.com/article/Hungry-For-Change-20160601
- Sue did a presentation on eating disorders to the Pediatric Emergency Doctors at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton. Global TV did a piece on it. Click HERE to view it.
- SEPTEMBER 11, 2015: We launched in Red Deer!! What a great day!! Channel 6 NEWS did a piece: view it here.
EDSNA's Executive Director, Sue Huff, is in this news piece about social media challenges that encourage the pursuit of a dangerously thin body (left). Sue was also featured on the morning news, in a more in-depth follow up interview. (video on the right)
VUE Article about ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder).
EDSNA is mentioned, as the family featured helped to educate us about this little-known eating disorder: http://www.vueweekly.com/beyond-picky-eating/
Interviews with CBC about EDSNA's inception:
Radio Interview - about EDSNA Founder/President Moyra McAllister.
Television Interview -
Eating Disorders and Body Image In the News:
Here a few links to articles,new stories and blogs regarding eating disorders and body image.
- Why Researchers Need Our Blood in Solving the Mystery of Anorexia
- 'Love hormone’ may help treat anorexia
- A stunning letter to the editor from the mother of a five year old.
- Blog: Angels and devils | surviving anorexia
- Could Obese Teens be at a Higher Risk for Anorexia, Bulimia? Science World Report - A recent study via the Mayo Clinic suggests that obese teenagers who lose weight could be at a higher risk for anorexia nervosa, bulimia and other eating disorders.
- New genetic clue to anorexia Medical Xpress The largest DNA-sequencing study of anorexia nervosa has linked the eating disorder to variants in a gene coding for an enzyme that regulates cholesterol.
- Blog: Anorexia's Ricochets | Daydreams and Reality
Anorexia can draw out a thousand emotions for the person trapped inside the illness, a million things they can't explain to anybody, no matter how hard they try.
- Brain pacemaker offers hope for severe anorexia | CTV News
- Preteen eating disorders on the rise - CBC.ca
"In Canada, there are kids as young as seven who have been diagnosed with an eating disorder."
- Five Subtle Difference Between Diets and Anorexia
Eating disorders are not diets. We need to bust eating disorder myths and discuss how they're different from diets.
- Dove Real Beauty - Sketch Artist / How women see themselves - (2013) Adland
Women describe themselves to Gil, and later a complete stranger describes the same woman. When these ladies see the portraits of how they see themselves vs how other people see them, it's a revelation.