Eating Disorders

Male Body Image Disorders
By focusing all of our attention on the media, we may fail to understand the nuance and complexity of these very serious disorders. Brian Cuban, who has recovered from a 27-year battle with eating and body dysmorphic disorders, explains why.
How Real Women Overcame Eating Disorders
In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, we asked real women to share the most powerful lessons they've learned since recovering from anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder.
GUEST POST: Brian Cuban recounts his 27-year struggle with anorexia and bulimia, and outlines a plan for improving coverage of eating disorders in the media.
Ever found yourself unable to stop eating, drinking, or shopping? Losing control can be exhilarating, but where do we draw the line, and why do we binge in the first place?
For many students heading off to college this fall, the myth of freshman weight gain can be downright terrifying. Is the “Freshman 15” a legit cause for concern, or just an urban myth?
In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, one Greatist editor shares the story of her eight-year struggle with anorexia — and how it challenged everything she thought she knew about being “healthy” and the beauty ideal.

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For many students heading off to college this fall, the myth of freshman weight gain can be downright terrifying. Is the “Freshman 15” a legit cause for concern, or just an urban myth?
Ever found yourself unable to stop eating, drinking, or shopping? Losing control can be exhilarating, but where do we draw the line, and why do we binge in the first place?
GUEST POST: Brian Cuban recounts his 27-year struggle with anorexia and bulimia, and outlines a plan for improving coverage of eating disorders in the media.
How Real Women Overcame Eating Disorders
In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, we asked real women to share the most powerful lessons they've learned since recovering from anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder.
Male Body Image Disorders
By focusing all of our attention on the media, we may fail to understand the nuance and complexity of these very serious disorders. Brian Cuban, who has recovered from a 27-year battle with eating and body dysmorphic disorders, explains why.

Former gymnast and Cirque du Soleil performer Kristy Wilson recounts her lifelong fitness quest and how focusing on the scale almost put her goals out of reach.

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