Story and video from SWNS A teenage boy who has eaten nothing but SAUSAGES every mealtime for his entire life has been cured of his bizarre food phobia after being hypnotised over Facetime. Ben Simpson, 15, would refuse to try anything other
The former cricket star has spoken of his ongoing bulimia battle ahead of an intimate BBC documentary on his experiences with the eating disorder.
The university hopes to tackle the 'harmful impact of weight stigma, diet culture and fatphobic language'.
The research revealed a link between anxiety disorder and not eating for an entire day, which could lead to eating disorders.
A 16-year-old model's Instagram post about anorexia has gone viral, showing a photo of her today and one from a year ago.
Bella Hadid recently announced that she was joining the Nike family, posting a picture of her standing below one of the sportswear giant’s billboards. The 20-year-old model may have been welcomed with open arms by the fashion industry but Nike fans have criticised the brand for choosing an ‘unhealthy’ model, claiming Bella is ‘too thin’ to be the face of fitness. Comments accusing Nike of encouraging eating disorders in young women have also been left with one Instagram user saying: “I love her but how is she modelling Nike?
With just a few days before the doors are thrown open on this year’s London Fashion Week, the spotlight has once again turned to the size of the models strutting their stuff on the runway. The latest attempt to bring healthy body image to the forefront of LFW comes from the Women’s Equality Party (WEP). Leader of the WEP, Sophie Walker, explained to Yahoo that they are calling on British designers to show at least two sample sizes, one in a UK size 12 or above, as opposed to the size 6 that is currently the industry standard.
“There have been times I’ve look [sic] in a mirror and wished for a perfect figure,“ she wrote in a comment on the video. Within 24 hours of being posted, the video had already been viewed more than 30 million times, with 350,000 shares.
Say the words anorexia nervosa and bulimia and teenage sufferers are the first things that come to mind. But a study published in PLoS ONE revealed that the average age that a woman develops an eating disorder is now somewhere between their late
February 21 marks the beginning of Eating Disorders Awareness Week and drop-in sessions, Q&A calls and seminars will be happening across the country. It is estimated that 1.6 million people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder - if