anorexia

9.3.18

This Is What it's Like to Have the World's Most Deadly Eating Disorder

For one teen, the turning point came when her heart stopped beating for half a minute.

6.14.18

People Share How They Overcame Their Eating Disorder

"I realised that my body was not – and never will be – ​a problem to be solved."

3.7.18

Are the UK's New Obesity Guidelines Dangerous for Eating Disorder Sufferers?

Public Health England's new healthy eating campaign recommends a breakfast of 400 calories, and lunch and dinner of 600 calories each.

9.28.17

Vegans Shouldn't Ignore the Existence of Eating Disorders

In the fight to dissociate from "clean eating" and spread an ethical message, vegans like myself risk forgetting that disordered eating can exist alongside veganism.

9.8.17

Why So Many South-Asian Women Have Eating Disorders

I suffered from an eating disorder throughout my teens, but I didn't realise that, as a British Indian, I was statistically the most at risk.

8.29.17

Why Eating Disorders Affect Body Odour

Some sufferers say they observe a smell like play-doh, others say it's more like ammonia.

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8.25.17

Why Are So Many Nutrition Students Struggling With Eating Disorders?

We spoke to four people involved in health education about why studying nutrition can be so unhealthy.

8.16.17

Body Positivity Hasn't Defeated the Thinspo Blog

To find out why, we spoke to a teen running one of Tumblr's most popular pro-anorexia pages.

7.23.17

Do You Ever Actually ‘Recover’ From a Mental Illness?

When someone says their cancer is in remission, we understand it's not cured. But we tend to lack that grasp of nuance when the disease is psychological.

4.25.17

Photos that Show How Our Society Can Break Women

Award-winning photojournalist Marie Hald shares some of her most powerful works and the stories behind them.

3.7.17

We Asked Men About Their Eating Disorders

I knew that I couldn’t be the only one in my peer group who’s had trouble with food.

7.16.16

I Inherited My Anorexic Mother's Fear of Food

If I ate breakfast one day, I wasn't allowed to eat until lunch the next, and then dinner the following. With swollen cheeks, I feared blood on my toothbrush. It never felt as if I got "everything" out.

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