#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/28: Let’s Talk Eating Disorders!


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Did you know this week is National Eating Disorders Awareness week?

An increasing amount of Latino and other minority populations deal with “disordered eating”—restrained, compulsive or binge eating and an associated loss of control—in different ways depending on their culture.

eating disorders tweetchat saludtuesLet’s use #SaludTues on Feb. 28, 2017, to tweet about #EatingDisorders, their impact on Latinos, and info, resources, and tips how to promote healthy eating patterns for all!

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Let’s Talk #EatingDisorders”
  • DATE/TIME: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludAmerica
  • CO-HOSTS: @EDCoalition

We’ll open the floor to your stories and experiences as we explore:

  • What are some signs of eating disorders?
  • How can Latinos be impacted by #EatingDisorders?
  • What is the role of mental health, stigma, and care?
  • What good resources are out there for healthy eating habits?

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that can help Latinos a healthy diet.

See our full Tweetchat schedule.

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat on Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday hosted by @SaludAmerica, the Latino health social media campaign of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health San Antonio and its Salud America! obesity prevention program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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for every Latino neighborhood, compared to 3 for every non-Latino neighborhood

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