Societies Normalisation of Disordered Eating

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this week's episode, Han is joined by Logan Strouther. Logan is a Specialist Support Officer at First Steps ED, where he provides integrative psychotherapy. Logan is passionate about disordered eating behaviours which have been normalised in society, and both the negative and positive impacts they can have.

We start the conversation on the topic of rumination, and how many people engaging in ED behaviours will think about these 24/7, causing thoughts around food and body to persist all the time.

We then talk about "what I can eat in a day" videos and how they can driver comparison, and may not be accessible for all. We speak about the benefits and challenges these videos propose.

Another topic we discuss is using apps to track your food intake and exercise, and Logan shares his personal experience. We discuss how behaviours c ... 

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