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The Rise of Bigorexia: the Unachievable Quest for the Perfect Male Body

A new study from the University of Sydney examines the way that body dissatisfaction affects men.
Scott Renton
7.5.16
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Stuff

How My Diabetes Gave Me An Eating Disorder

For Type 1 diabetics, restricting insulin is like a magic bullet for weight loss. But the consequences can be devastating and deadly.
Helena Busiakiewicz
5.26.16
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FOOD

Why Picky Eating Could Be a Sign of an Eating Disorder

For children and adults with avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, or ARFID, dinnertime is a nightmare.
Gabby Bess
1.7.16
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Stuff

Trans Youth Are Significantly More Likely to Have an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are typically associated with cisgender women, but research shows that trans youth are four times more likely to suffer from them.
Claudia McNeilly
12.2.15
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FOOD

When Does 'Eating Clean' Become an Eating Disorder?

Orthorexia is defined as an obsession with healthy foods. In the age of raw food diets and Instagramming each of your meals as you #eatclean, it's becoming increasingly common—and dangerous.
Claudia McNeilly
11.4.15
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Stuff

This Is What It's Like Being Addicted to Laxatives

Laxative abuse is a common manifestation of eating disorders that we rarely talk about. But with the pills so easy to buy and become addicted to, and increasing numbers of young people using them, it's about time we started.
Salvia Plath
5.21.15
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Stuff

My Eating Disorder Had Nothing to Do with Barbie or the Media

A lot of people with an eating disorder will find the idea that it's caused by Barbies or supermodels insulting and patronising. It's a mental illness, not a bad case of vanity.
Amelia Tait
2.21.15
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FOOD

Everyone in Portland Is Gluten Intolerant

And other stories of America's bizarre relationship with food.
Peter Brown Hoffmeister
6.3.14
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Stuff

Young Diabetics Are Slimming Themselves to Death

It's an incredibly depressing trend and it's happening all over the world.
Rachel Hardwick
3.22.13
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Fashion

Crystal Renn

Crystal Renn published a memoir detailing her struggles with anorexia and her transformation from a starving, near-dead straight-size model into a healthy size-12 supermodel.
Christina Kelly
3.2.10
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Slimming Down

Anorexia's not as hard as you think, you just have to get on the train. I know because I didn't eat for ten days and I feel great. Not only that, but I lost the weight.
Casey Kitchens
3.1.06
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Thin Chicks

Not all girls that have anorexia or bulimia look like a stick figure with the faintest ghosts of tits. Some of them just look a bit skinny and act kind of squirrelly.
Dandy Crabapple
3.1.06