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8 Tips To Restore Your Metabolism After an Eating Disorder

  “Restricting, dieting, overexercising and calorie compensating is a recipe for a metabolic slow-down. Your metabolism is not “broken” or “damaged” but what has happened is that your metabolism has adapted to the low-calorie consumption to protect you from losing too much weight. It’s what the “starvation mode” is all about. It doesn’t mean one …

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How A Healthy Body Burns Off “Excess” Calories With No Dieting Or Exercise

“But what if I do overeat? How come I won’t become overweight or obese by doing this? If I eat more I need to restrict or exercise to compensate! Otherwise, the excess calories will turn into fat and I will gain unnecessarily! Maybe these are some of the questions you may wonder about the eating …

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Intuitive Eating Instead of MinnieMaud For Eating Disorder Recovery

In my recovery I used both the MinnieMaud calorie guidelines and intuitive eating to achieve full recovery from my eating disorders (bulimia and orthorexia). I will say they both have their positive and negative aspects for recovery and different things work for different people. I have prevously talked about the MinnieMaud calorie guidelines for the …

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Why Calories In = Calories Out Theory FAILS! Eating Disorder Recovery Explained

If you have been through yo-yo dieting, crash dieting or even eating disorders you may realise that you need to let go of restriction, eat more calories, exercise less (or even stop completely), and rest more to fully recover and come out of the burned-out state. This, however, may freak you out a little, understandably. …

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[Audio] Weight Gain and Eating Enough In Recovery

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/260314624″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] This is a short eating disorder recovery support audio to keep you on track in recovery. In this audio I talk about weight gain and the fear that comes with it during recovery and how eating enough is very important to restore your body and normal hunger cues …

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Calories for Eating Disorder Recovery

This post is subjected mainly for people in eating disorder recovery. But anyone can benefit from this post no matter if you are a normal eater or if you have had ANY kinds of food problems. Also the calorie recommendations in this post apply to everybody – to people in recovery, post recovery or if you are a normal eater.

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