eating disorders

Apr 29, 2019

Australian Student Miraculously Recovers From 9-Year Battle With Eating Disorders

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.

Apr 9, 2019

Jameela Jamil Criticizes Detox Tea Influencers: Here Is Why

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!

Celebrities That Have Opened Up About Battling Eating Disorders

No one needs to go through these battles alone.

Jul 2, 2018

Florence Welch Opens Up About Having An Eating Disorder In New Song

Welch is getting candid about her struggles as a teen in the new song.

Jun 26, 2018

‘Riverdale’ Star Camila Mendes Declares She’s Done With Dieting

"When did being thin become more important than being healthy?"

Feb 20, 2018

Oct 27, 2015

Eating Disorder Survivor Has Something Powerful To Say About This Sexy "Anna Rexia" Halloween Costume

“Just go as a vampire, or a zombie. Because 1/3 of us are dead.”

Apr 20, 2013

An Open Letter Amanda Bynes On Her Eating Disorder

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.

Jan 10, 2013

Like Tumblr & Pinterest, Instagram Has Pro Ana/Thinspo Problem [Candy Dish]

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?"

Mar 6, 2012

Sex in the News: Anorexia the Socially Transmitted Disease

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."

Jan 25, 2012

True or False: All Dancers Have Eating Disorders

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.

Sep 1, 2011

If Demi Lovato is "Fat," then I'm a Buffalo

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.