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National Eating Disorder Association

If You Think Eating Disorders Only Affect The Young, Think Again

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty

Eating disorders see no age, and a group of women opened up to HuffPost Live on Friday about having struggled and recovered from eating disorders late...

How To Help A Friend Who Has An Eating Disorder

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.24.2014 | Women

When you see a close friend or loved one struggling with an eating disorder, the obvious impulse is to help. But knowing the right steps to take can b...

Why I Walk? Speak Up and Speak Out: Finding My Voice in Recovery

Kirsten Haglund | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Kirsten Haglund

I walk because the average age a girl begins to diet today 8-years-old and 42 percent of first through third grade girls want to be thinner. I walk because 30 million people in the United States, men and women, will struggle with an eating disorder in their lifetime.

Manorexic Mannequins?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Do we see pressure for men to have an "ideal body type" in other ways besides mannequins? Sure. Men are now being subjected to airbrushing in the media to give them the perfect body.

The Skinny

Scarlett Johansson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scarlett Johansson

Since dedicating myself to getting into "superhero shape," several articles regarding my weight have been brought to my attention. I'm frustrated with the irresponsibility of tabloid media who sell the public ideas about what we should look like and how we should get there.

Healthy Eating Obsession Gets Red Alert on the Today Show

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

With rising obesity rates and "healthy eating" such a focus in our culture though, little attention has been paid to date, on how much an obsession about eating can be woven into daily life.