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Removing the Fear of Food at Magnolia Creek

National Nutrition Month focuses on the importance of making informed food choices, and this is the perfect time to understand more about what nutrition means to a dietitian. As a Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships for Magnolia Creek, I help [...]

2021-07-20T20:44:12+00:00March 19th, 2020|

Ring in the New Year without Diet Culture

By Kayla Carson, Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships Happy New Year! There is something about a new year that just feels good. It could mean a clean slate, a new chance, 365 more days of opportunity, growth, innovation or evolution. [...]

2021-07-20T20:44:12+00:00January 7th, 2020|

Do I have an eating disorder?

At Magnolia Creek, we are often asked how to know if someone has an eating disorder. It is common to not know the signs and symptoms, and for many, a sense of shame or guilt about their eating disorder behaviors [...]

2021-07-20T20:44:13+00:00August 12th, 2019|

Is there a connection between dating apps and eating disorders?

Smartphones have propelled us into the digital age and opened the window for instant communication. Social media apps, such as Instagram, are proven to play a significant role for those susceptible to eating disordered behaviors, anxiety, and depression, but now research is showing [...]

2021-07-20T20:44:13+00:00June 25th, 2019|

Social Media’s Impact on Eating Disorders

Social media is one of the greatest communication tools and has changed the way we engage with one another. The social media platform allows us to connect and communicate with anyone, anywhere – whether we post a picture, send a [...]

2019-09-27T07:19:16+00:00May 23rd, 2019|

How do I find hope when I have an eating disorder?

May is Mental Health Month – a time to raise awareness about the importance of good mental health. Last year’s theme, 4Mind4Body, has been expanded to the next level this year and we are looking at the connection between spirituality and [...]

2019-09-27T07:19:34+00:00May 2nd, 2019|

How the Media Covers Celebrity Eating Disorders

The media influences just about every part of our lifestyle. But did you know that news of celebrity eating disorders sometimes informs people in negative ways? A recent study looked at how the media covered these stories and drew some [...]

2021-07-30T21:18:15+00:00April 7th, 2019|

Eating Disorders Among College Students

While progress is happening every day, there’s still a significant stigma surrounding mental health issues, including eating disorders. Many people don’t believe that eating disorders are real, or they significantly underestimate the effects eating disorders can have. Of course, when [...]

2019-09-27T07:24:00+00:00March 31st, 2019|

Purging Disorder Symptoms

Eating disorders have various symptoms. While much attention has been paid to anorexia nervosa and bulimia, some other disorders are less well known. Would you recognize purging disorder symptoms? If you're worried about someone close to you or even your [...]

2019-09-27T07:24:34+00:00March 22nd, 2019|