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KNOW YOUR BODY IQ
The first step in overcoming an eating problem is to acknowledge that you have an eating problem. Often this is the most difficult step. An important part of this step is realizing that your eating behaviors and feelings are about more than just food.
Below are signs and symptoms to watch for, as well as resources you can turn to that can provide you with information for yourself or a friend, assist you in obtaining treatment either on or off campus, and help you decide what to do. We are here to help.
Signs and Symptoms of an Eating DisorderGeneral Warning Signs:
Significant weight loss or gain
Food aversion at social events or activities
Categorizing food into "good" or "bad" foods/ unusual eating habits
Obsessive calorie and/or fat calculation
Constant talk/worry about body size and shape
Excessive exercising, even if you are sick or exhausted (you feel like you have to exercise rather than wanting to exercise
Do you worry you have lost control over how much you eat?
Do you make yourself sick because you feel uncomfortably full?
Have you recently lost a significant amount of weight?
Do you believe yourself to be fat when others say you are too thin?
Would you say that food dominates your life?
If you have answered yes to any of these questions, it is likely that you are struggling with an eating disorder.
CAMPUS RESOURCESBaylor University Counseling Center
2nd floor McLane Student Life Center
TAKE THE ONLINE SCREENING TODAY. Regina Mastin, LD, RD
Licensed and Registered Dietician
254-710-2467 (Please call if you wish to make an appointment.)
Peer Nutrition Education Program
ANRED Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.
ANAD National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders
Eating Disorders Shared Awareness Links to various other sites as well. The Alliance For Eating Disorders Awareness Promotes healthy body image and educational information about eating disorders.