Heart Food Podcast | 023 | Terina Lopez – Eating disorders, orthorexia, self-care, mental health & healing

In this episode, Ashley is joined by her dear friend & licensed mental health counselor, Terina Lopez. Terina specializes in treating eating disorders and helping others develop self-awareness and a positive relationship with food. She is also the president of the Miami chapter of IAEDP, The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation.

Millions of people struggle with eating disorders, sometimes silently, and we hope to shed light on this often stigmatized but highly prevalent topic. We know it’s possible to fully heal & recover with the right tools & support (we are both examples!).

Please share this episode if you know someone who’d benefit from hearing it, and please reach out for support if this is something you’re going through.

We cover:

– Terina’s story
– Why do eating disorders develop?
– Warning signs 
– How to help/reach out to a loved 
– Orthorexia
– Staying mentally healthy through elimination diets or protocols 
– Terina’s balanced approach to nutrition & movement
– Living a full life
– Intuitive eating 
– Tracking, measuring, weighing, & numbers in general
– Developing self-awareness
– Resources & tools

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