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The Danger of Pride in Anorexia

Pride can be a tricky thing. It can, however, be a very positive signal that we've accomplished a goal. Feeling proud is a natural, and usually positive, emotion. But for some, it can be a driving for…

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Eating Disorder Warning Signs

Know the signs of anorexia? What about the traits that signal another eating disorder? Whether you're worried about a friend's body image or your own (and the lengths that you or they will go to to lo…

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3 Types of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders, like anorexia and bulimia, affect women, teens, and even men. Fear of weight gain, poor body image, low self-esteem, and a quest to be thin are just some of the emotional symptoms. W…

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Will Banning Underweight Models Prevent Eating Disorders?

A new law in Israel seeks to ban underweight models from catwalks and commercials, a measure that many lawmakers believe will reduce eating disorders and promote a healthy body image in a country wher…

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Israel’s Revolutionary Fashion Ban

A new Israeli law bans underweight models in ads, as the government tries to fight eating disorders. Photo Credit: Peter Duhon via Flickr. Health Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "wlQxCfMNeo…

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Are You Substituting Food for Sex?

There is an undeniable relationship between our sexuality and the food we eat. And somehow, for millions of Americans we have lost our way on our search for sexual satisfaction and pleasure somewhe…

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Why Are More Children Being Diagnosed with Eating Disorders?

The Daily Telegraph recently reported an alarming fact: children as young as five are treated for eating disorders in British hospitals. In fact, the number of British five- to nine-year-old's treated…

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Ads Aimed At Women’s Fears About Weight May Promote Eating Disorders…Duh!

Marketers and advertisers have not so subtly preyed upon the rampant insecurities of women for ages now. While some of these insecurities may have to do with having the "right" material goods, the…

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Ideal Body Types in 9 Countries

By Kate Carter, DivineCaroline Americaís on a yo-yo diet and itís ugly. It seems there isnít much of a happy medium between all-you-can-eat buffet lovers with bursting bellies and image-obsessed sc…

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