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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5 Must-Know Facts About Eating Disorders

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, dedicated to raising awareness about anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder, and other conditions that involve preoccupations with food and weight. Think you know what an eating disorder is all about? You may not.

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British Actress’s Shocking Weight Loss: How Skinny is Too Skinny for a Role?

The famous acting coach Constantin Stanislavski once said, “There are no small parts, only small actors.” Northern Irish actress Antonia Campbell-Hughes has become the literal embodiment of this quote by transforming her naturally slender body into a gaunt frame for an upcoming movie role as an Austrian kidnapping victim. In doing so, she joins the list of incredibly shrinking actors and actresses, including Natalie Portman, Matthew McConaughey, and Christian Bale, who have shed sometimes shocking amounts of weight for roles.

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