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Childhood Eating Disorders

The Youngest Casualties In The War On Obesity

Pacific Standard | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living

Like many parents, Leslie Rosen hadn't thought at all about eating disorders until the day 11-year-old Jane, her sixth-grader, stormed through the fro...

Disturbing New Children's Book 'Maggie Goes On A Diet' Encourages Young Girls To Diet

Laura Stampler | Posted 10.19.2011 | Parents
Laura Stampler

A chubby young girl with Pippi Longstocking braids stands in front of the mirror holding up a too-small pink dress and sees a different version of herself. Her mirror image is thin. It's the cover of a (disturbing) new children's book.

Eating Disorders In The Playground

Melinda Hutchings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Melinda Hutchings

From an early age children are susceptible to the messages they receive and negative messages are in danger of being absorbed into their belief system.