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
Mariafrancesca Garritano blew the whistle on the widespread problem of eating disorders in ballet in 2011
Product features infamous quote 'nothing tastes as good as skinny feels'
Baroness Bakewell sparked controversy by claiming eating disorders arise from society becoming more narcissistic
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
‘It did more damage to my mental health than my physical health’
The comments were made ahead of a parliamentary group’s investigation into the issue
Hannah Carpenter had taken thousands of pictures of herself and captioned them criticising the way she looked
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 'disease disguised as a virtue' is not yet a recognised eating disorder
The prototype allowed users to compare their size with that of famous faces such as Cheryl Cole, Kate Middleton and Adele
Live-streams of meals can attract viewers of thousands night after night - with audiences donating enough money for the host to live on
From pornography to skipping meals, too many children don't know where to turn when they need help and advice
Ellie Goulding heads up the albums chart 65 weeks after Halycon was released
Pop singer Ke$ha has checked into rehab seeking treatment for an eating disorder.
In your quest for good Christmas television you’ll probably have to search beyond the predictable big-hitters. Here's our guide.