It’s clear that the fashion industry plays a major role in conveying distorted messages of ideal body type to the masses. Recognizing the connection between the issues of age and body image, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) have released new health guidelines for runway models. Read more about the updated guidelines.
Monthly Archives: January 2012
As the fight to combat childhood obesity enters full swing, many parents are left wondering if school-related programs promote questionable eating behaviors and physical activities in their children. Science Daily explores this issue, and, citing a recent poll, finds that even the most well-intentioned efforts to decrease childhood obesity could create a most unintentioned outcome. *The article below, in its entirety, … Read More
As an eating disorder therapist at McCallum Place, Travis Stewart has been intrigued by the idea that we live in a country that simultaneously has more available food than any other country, yet is obsessed with being thin. Read about some powerful insights into how other cultures view food, diet and hunger.
That’s right, we don’t even know you and already we are jumping to conclusions. But before you dismiss this post, please read on. Individuals with eating disorders have often experienced many different treatments across different levels of care, which may lead to feelings of hopelessness and self-blame. Thoughts such as “I’m never going to get … Read More
(KTVI – FOX2now.com) St. Louis Model Karlie Kloss is the current “it” girl in the fashion world. The 19 year old beauty is in magazines and on runways all over the world. But she is also making headlines for a particular photo. The black and white image of Karlie in which her hip bones are … Read More
Kimberli McCallum, MD, CEDS (certified eating disorders specialist) has been recognized by her peers as being among one of “America’s Top Doctors®.” The list, researched and published by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., features highly regarded doctors who are considered the best in their area of specialty. Dr. McCallum is the founder of McCallum Place Residential … Read More