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Warning Signs of an Eating Disorder

Written by Serena Benali, Registered Dietitian

You may be concerned about a friend, loved one or your child that they have developed an eating disorder. Or perhaps you’re here because you feel you may have an eating disorder. You may be wondering what are the warning signs of an eating disorder? What should I be looking out for?

In this blog article, we go over the different kinds of eating disorders and what the warning signs are, what you should look out for and how to start the journey to recovery.

What Are Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders are mental health illnesses that seriously impact the life of those enduring them. They can become life threatening mental illnesses. Eating disorders are behavioural conditions that affect how someone relates to food and their body, affecting them psychologically, physically and socially.