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Food Addiction: It's Not An Eating Disorder

By Jowita Bydlowska

The Fix Q&A with Vera Tarman about her book Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction MORE  

Professor Works To Make Orthorexia Nervosa More Widely Known

By McCarton Ackerman

Thom Dunn is raising awareness of an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. MORE  

British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

By Victoria Kim

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educate others about the disease. MORE  

25 to 35-Year-Olds Most Affected by Eating Disorders in Ireland

By John Lavitt

The new report stresses that eating disorders can affect people of any age, not just teenagers. MORE  

Is There a Biological Cause for Eating Disorders?

By Paul Gaita

A new study found that a protein made by intestinal bacteria could be the root cause of eating disorders. MORE  

Eating Disorders Can Start as Early as Grade School

By Shawn Dwyer

An alarming new study found that children as young as eight years old displayed eating disorder behaviors like making themselves vomit. MORE  

Family-Based Therapies Can Help Teens With Eating Disorders

By Shawn Dwyer

A new study showed that teens suffering from anorexia nervosa fare better when families are part of their treatment. MORE  

Dangerous Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Not Exclusive to Rail-Thin Teens

By Victoria Kim

The study showed that eating disorders are not diagnosed early enough when specialists focus exclusively on weight. MORE  

Increasing Number of CT Youth Affected By Eating Disorders

By Victoria Kim

There is growing concern over 10- and 11-year-olds being diagnosed with eating disorders. MORE  

Proposed Italian Law Targeting Pro-Ana Sites Stirs Controversy

By Paul Gaita

Despite the often tragic consequences of young girls visiting pro-ana sites, opponents say criminalizing them causes more harm than good. MORE  

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