The Dangerous Eating Disorder Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have

Teenagers do not need to be rail thin to be practicing the dangerous eating behaviors associated with anorexia, a new study suggests.

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How Dieting in Your Teens Can Backfire

Dieting at a young age might set the stage for harmful health habits, including eating disorders, according to new research.

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Vegan Blogger’s Unusual Eating Disorder Shocks Followers

People opt for a vegan lifestyle for a variety of reasons. For Jordan Younger, the popular blogger known as The Blonde Vegan, it was for health reasons.

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Indoor Tanning in Teens May Be Linked to Disordered Eating

Teens who use indoor tanning may also try to control their weight through unhealthy methods, such as taking diet pills and vomiting, researchers say.

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Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms Because It’s a ‘Female Problem’

The widely held belief that only women experience eating disorders delays men with these conditions from getting treatment, a new British study says.

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Being Underweight Is Even Deadlier Than Being Overweight, Study Says

It’s said you can never be too rich or too thin, but new research suggests otherwise. People who are clinically underweight face an even higher risk for dying than obese individuals, the study shows.

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Can the “Love Hormone” Help Treat Anorexia?

A small, preliminary study hints that oxytocin, a hormone connected to positive feelings, could help ease obsessions with food and obesity in people with anorexia.

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5 Signs You’re Taking Your Diet Too Far

When healthy eating and weight loss are taken to extremes, they can actually worsen physical and emotional well-being. Here are five indications that your well-intentioned efforts may have morphed into detrimental patterns.

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Over-Critical Moms Linked to Daughters’ Poor Eating, Body Attitudes

Young women with critical, over-involved mothers are more likely to have disordered eating attitudes and poor social skills, according to a new study.

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Bipolar Disorder May Vary Depending on Weight, Eating Disorders

Bipolar disorder develops differently in obese people and among those who binge eat, a new study finds. Up to 4 percent of Americans have bipolar disorder, a serious mental illness that causes extreme mood swings.

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