Anorexia Isn’t Just for Teenagers
Can a Microbiome Treat Eating Disorders?
Gut microbes have been studied as cause (and cure) for bacterial infections and bowel disease, but not eating disorders. New studies explore the tiny bugs’ huge potential.
MEDIA IS THE MESSAGE
Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models
Models in Israel will have to maintain a BMI of 18.5 or higher if they want to stay employed. Will policing models’ body weight have any influence on the prevalence of eating disorders?
You’re Never ‘Cured’ of Eating Disorders
Until doctors and researchers can decide what qualifies as ‘recovery’ from an eating disorder, patients continue to exist in a strange limbo.
An Artist Paints Women Eating
Many women have a complicated relationship with food, a situation artist Lee Price knows well. In her new series of work, Price explores emotional eating using herself as her subject.
A new report claims that the perfectionistic, highly competitive environment of Britain’s elite private schools is a breeding ground for teen eating disorders.
Has ‘Biggest Loser’ Gone Too Far?
Though the show’s entire premise is based on losing tons of weight in a short period of time, America was shocked when Rachel Frederickson glided on stage 155 pounds lighter.
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Miss America: Just A “Girl Next Door”
Nina Davuluri talks to The Daily Beast about tweeting racists, struggles with bulimia and that "fat as f--k" moment.