Mama, Take Heart

Mama, Take Heart

Robrenna Redl

Recognizing and Talking about Eating Disorders (w/ Bracha Kopstick)

March 9, 2022   ●   29 min

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Adolecent Nutritionist Bracha Kopstick is back! This time she and Robrenna sit down to discuss eating disorders and disordered eating. Since the pandemic, there have been huge increases in eating disorder diagnoises. Bracha helps us understand that eating disorders serve a purpose in our teens lives - a sense of control. They unpack this as well as a variety of topics:
1. What are eating disorders and what are the most common?
2. What are the signs and symptoms of eating disorders?
3. How social media effects eating disorders and disordered body image
4. The #1 indicator that a child will develop an eating disorder
5. How parents can help their children who are struggling with eating disorders
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Be sure to check out our other episode with Bracha (How to Talk to Your GenZ Girl about Food and Diet Culture) -
“Here are 4 key points from the Facebook whistleblower's testimony on Capitol Hill” -
How to Talk to Your Teen about Eating Disorders:
Eating Disorder Awareness Month:
Teen eating disorders: Tips to protect your teen
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