A major point to understand about eating disorders is that they are psychological problems.
Trish Carney, director of nutrition at The Renfrew Center, says there are red flags to notice.
Anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders will be discussed this afternoon at a hearing designed to provide more information to parents and children about the problems.
You might be surprised that research has found that being underweight puts people at even higher risk of dying early than obesity.
Today marks the start of “National Eating Disorders Awareness Week”, and a University of the Sciences professor says the problem is not just limited to young women.
When talking to teens about weight loss, you should talk about “healthy eating”. Just focusing on weight loss could lead to an eating disorder.
Millions of people, mainly women, have eating disorders. But most are too guilty or embarrassed to admit it. Now, with some famous people leading the way, experts say it’s starting to change.
The attention being paid to purging disorder is relatively new, but there are women who have this condition.
The media; movies, television, print, and the internet, seem to be showing us thinner and thinner women and idealizing the images.