We live in a world out of control. In a time of chaos there is one factor that is controllable, what is consumed. A strong media focus on social “role models” in relation to weight problems and appearance increases the potential development of eating problems and notice given to every pound received in public. The following are possible signs or indicators of when to be concerned about a problem may be developing in your beloved
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Listen to what is being said. Have your loved one to talk about being fat, clothes that do not fit right or mention dieting often?
Have you noticed a change in your eating habits? Is food groups being cut from your loved diet? Is portions nonexistent? Are meals not eaten? Look for changes from normal.
There is an increased focus on training? Is there concern about weight gain when your exercise routine is missed?
Is there an increase in mood swings? Changes in social interaction? The retreat from previously enjoyed activities?
Tips and Warnings
above are flags for many dangerous behaviors.
The best method to determine the cause of the behavior is communication.
Providing support and understanding.
This information is not provided by a professional. These are just opinions that are based on experience. Please take it for what it is, and reflect as you deem necessary.