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  1. Eating Disorders

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    Millions of people aren’t happy with the way they look. In fact, the National Eating Disorder Information Centre estimates that up to 40% of nine year-old girls have dieted to lose weight—even when they were at a normal weight. ...

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  2. Disordered Eating

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    PDF Version Disordered eating consists of a range of thoughts and feelings about food and body image that lie between healthy/normal eating habits with body acceptance at one end and eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder) at the ot ...

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  3. Health & Wellness

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    PDF Version The key strategies to feeling and looking your best and having a positive outlook in life are to eat well, keep active, and maintain a healthy body weight. It’s not easy to eat well consistently and keep fit with a busy schedule and fast food ...

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  4. Young Men & Disordered Eating

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    PDF Version Disordered eating issues are mainly associated with girls and women, but boys and men are just as susceptible as females. While males with disordered eating issues display the same kinds of emotional, physical, and behavioral signs and symptom ...

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  5. Media Literacy

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    Have you ever looked in the mirror and not liked what you’ve seen? You are not alone. Maybe your body hasn’t actually changed, but your perception of it has. We all have days when we feel awkward or uncomfortable in our bodies and feel the pressure to mea ...

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  6. Resilience: "Bouncing Back"

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets A guide for parents and youth Author: Jessie's Legacy, a program of Family Services of the North Shore   Why is resilience important? Whether you’re 8 or 18 years old, life can be tough. Stress can come from many ...

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  7. Body Image & Self-Esteem

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    PDF Version Body image is both the mental picture that you have of your body, and how you perceive yourself when you look in a mirror. Self- esteem is how you value and respect yourself as a person—it is the “real” opinion that you have of yourself. ...

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  8. Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Mental Health

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Body image and self-esteem start in the mind, not in the mirror. They can change the way you understand your value and worth. Healthy body image and self-esteem are a big p ...

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  9. Mental Health and Nutrition

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets A common-sense guide Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Our bodies and minds are not separate. There’s a relationship between a person’s mental health and what they eat. People with poor mental h ...

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  10. Raising Kids with a Healthy Body Image

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets A guide for parents of young children Author: Jessie's Legacy, a program of Family Services of the North Shore   What influences body image in children? Body image is not just about physical appearance. It also in ...

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