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How to spot disordered eating habits—and what to do about it

Learn about disordered eating patterns and how to recognize and address symptoms.
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4 ways to start building a positive body image today

Rate this article and enter to winMany of us have felt dissatisfied with some aspect of our physical appearance. And it’s no wonder: Everywhere we look—social media, TV shows, magazines, advertisements—we’re bombarded with unattainable,...
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What’s Batman got to do with body image and eating disorders?

Rate this article and enter to winBrian’s storyI was a freshman at Penn State University. I had never heard the word bulimia. I had never heard the term eating disorder. I was bulimic, but...
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Could you help a friend with an eating disorder?

Eating disorders are serious health conditions that require medical attention, and personal and professional support. It’s estimated that in the US, 20 million women and 10 million men will have an eating disorder at...
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Ask the school counselor: How to talk to someone with an eating disorder

"How do you talk to someone who has an eating disorder?"—Jamie*, Winona, MinnesotaJamie,You may be hesitant to approach someone you care about who has an eating disorder, but showing your love and support is...
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Body acceptance 365: Be a healthier you, all year long

Rate this article and enter to winAfter devouring impressive amounts of turkey, pies, cookies, and pumpkin-flavored everything over the holidays, New Year’s resolutions can turn into a desperate drive to get back in shape...