A survey of childcare professionals found 71 per cent believed children are becoming more anxious about their bodies at a younger age than before
Isn’t it slightly self-indulgent to make a play about how you suffered when your girlfriend had anorexia?
I took my own porridge to Paris and brought running shoes for what was meant to be a laid-back weekend break in Tenby. Now self-proclaimed 'wellness experts' are suggesting you should bring your own quinoa salad for the plane
Like a devastatingly high number of women, I suffered from an eating disorder in my teenage years. And, like many women who have grown up and are now in a position to fight against these sorts of pressures, I know that this type of advertising is potentially catastrophic
Researchers found that Instagram's crackdown on pro-anorexia content may have actually made the problem worse
On the one hand I exercise to help myself, to boost my serotonin and give myself a temporary feeling of value and capability. But on the other hand it’s become a benefactor to my eating disorder, another instrument for the illness to destroy me
"Fat on me feels like a failure. I don’t feel that way about other people."
After I was diagnosed with anorexia-not-severe-enough-to-be-sectioned and put on a waiting list for ‘talking therapy’ by my GP, there followed a period of compulsive eating. What I found in my binges was another way to express my discontent
The former child actress played Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids franchise
I would like children, but can the love and care I’d give them negate the neuroses I might also pass on?
I took a year’s supply of caffeine, in tablet form, with my breakfast, among other equally inadvisable things. And it was only when I came off the pills that I realised how much havoc they’d been wreaking on my body
Dr Bratman created the term in 1996, after his personal experience of “a phase of extreme dietary purity”, where he experienced intrusive thoughts of kale that prevented him from having good conversations with others
The number of children and teenagers seeking help for eating disorders has risen by 110 per cent in the past three years. How much does social media play a part?
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From pornography to skipping meals, too many children don't know where to turn when they need help and advice