Sacha Reeve struggled with eating disorders for nine years before she was hospitalized. Now, after months of treatment, rehab and a strong commitment to recovery, she's back to being healthy again.
Jameela Jamil speaks out against celebrity influencers who are using their social media platforms to advertise dangerous quick weight loss products to achieve unrealistic beauty standards. See how Jamil is fighting back!
Some are saying her IG story is problematic.
No one needs to go through these battles alone.
Welch is getting candid about her struggles as a teen in the new song.
"When did being thin become more important than being healthy?"
This is the opposite of empowering.
The series is powerful.
"Models are anonymous, interchangeable clothing hangers."
“Just go as a vampire, or a zombie. Because 1/3 of us are dead.”
Recently, Amanda Bynes has been featured in the press often for erratic behavior and comments, which often refer to her own eating disorder. We would like to reach out to Amanda and let her know that we feel it is important for her, as well as her fans, that she make a real effort to heal and recover from this horrible experience.
The use of thinspo and pro ana images on social blogging platforms is nothing new unfortunately. Tumblr has, in the past, made an effort to censor much of the images that feature very thin girls with taglines like, "Would you rather have a slice of pizza or a thigh gap?"
By university, most ladies probably know someone who has battled with anorexia, bulimia or some form of an eating disorder. Though it's not a gender specific disease, it is most prevalent in young women. Researchers from the London School of Economics recently did a study on eating disorders, finding them to be "socially transmitted diseases."
Eating disorders seem to have become an integral part of our culture’s idea of what it means to be a dancer. In just about every Hollywood movie about dancers, at least one of them has an eating disorder. The most recent example of this is Black Swan, in which Natalie Portman’s character is bulimic.
The "Skyscraper" singer walked the red carpet wearing a tight, body-hugging silver mini-dress with a plunging neckline. She accessorized with some metallic bangles and a pair of Louboutin pumps, and even though 99% of us would never be able to pull off a look like that if we tried, Lovato was subject to a lot of criticism that night. So what was everyone upset over? Her body.