Tag Archives: ARFID

Effective Treatments for Adults Living with ARFID

Woman in snow considering Intuitive Eating Contributed by Staff of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Typically ARFID is considered a disorder that affects children and adolescents, but it also affects adults. Picky eating can turn into Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and can affect a person at any age or developmental level. It can lead to weight loss, nutritional deficiencies, [...]
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Recent Findings About Food Avoidance and Restriction

Woman who's getting help in eating disorder from a dietitian It is becoming increasingly popular to stop eating a particular type of food due to perceived food intolerance or allergies. Many people say that they have “cut back on” or “cut out” dairy, sugar, gluten, etc. The truth is, engaging in these behaviors without a professional diagnosis or recommendation may constitute Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder [...]
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ARFID & Eating Disorder Treatment for Youth

Girl smiling ARFID and eating disorders are more common than once believed co-occurring disorders among youth and treatment can be challenging, but manageable for families. What is ARFID Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is a disorder that affects kids and is typically described by caregivers as picking eating or highly restrictive eating. Symptoms consist of a [...]
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