EveryBody is Unique

NEDAwareness Week activities and events bring people together in creative, engaging ways to raise awareness about the seriousness of eating disorders and the many resources available to those affected. Check out the list of events happening around the University of South Florida from Feb. 17-26.   Wed., Feb. 17- Fri., Feb. 19 Tunnel of Oppression... Continue Reading →

Five Tips for a Healthier Body!

What does “healthy” mean to you? Health has become increasingly trendy, and the average US citizen sees 5000 advertising messages a day. Unfortunately, many “health” advertisements emphasize thinness or fitness as being healthy, and it can be hard to look past media stereotypes when they’re the only thing you see. Healthy doesn’t always mean thin... Continue Reading →

Measuring Beauty by the Pounds on a Scale Can Lead to Death

Eating disorders are physical and psychological reactions towards food and weight that if not treated on time, they can have deadly consequences. According to Alison Oberne, M.A. in general psychology and faculty member of the College of Public Health at USF, eating disorders are mental health disorders in which people tend to have struggles that... Continue Reading →

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