A new study finds eating disorders are highly correlated with problems during pregnancies.
For more than half of those afflicted, the disorder can last several decades.
After Laura Hearn left a residential treatment facility for an eating disorder, she didn't just need to reset her relationship with food: she had to learn how to exist as a sexual being in the world.
For one teen, the turning point came when her heart stopped beating for half a minute.
"I realised that my body was not – and never will be – a problem to be solved."
It can be hard to strike a balance between being helpful and being the food police.
Public Health England's new healthy eating campaign recommends a breakfast of 400 calories, and lunch and dinner of 600 calories each.
Apps like step trackers and calorie counters are meant to help users stay healthy. But for those who suffer from eating disorders, these technologies are ripe for misuse.
Just because you're terrified of gaining weight doesn't mean you don't want to be a mom.
I don't meet the clinical definition anymore, but my relationship with food is still fraught.