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More older women are struggling with eating disorders. Here are the warning signs.

Potential triggers for EDs include low self-esteem, and social pressure. While those certainly affect people of all ages, midlife often brings additional, unique challenges that raise the chances even more.

April 9, 2019

Coping With a Dieting Relative When You’re a Recovering Anorexic

“When you no longer value the eating disorder, you don’t buy into an idea that you should be engaging in weight loss or unhealthy eating patterns”

March 14, 2019

‘Diet Culture’ Can Set Back People Recovering From Eating Disorders

Advocates say the rhetoric around New Year’s resolutions can especially be problematic.

January 18, 2019

Apple is donating 1,000 watches for a new study to track binge eating

The Apple Watch is in use by scientists across the country to monitor everything from the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease to postpartum depression. Now, researchers are aiming to see how well the device can track eating disorders.

October 14, 2018

CCAD film student documents anorexia battle

“I want to encourage people who are dealing with the same kinds of things to get treatment and to ask for help and to be open,” said the 20-year-old from Louisville, Kentucky. “You have the power to change your life. You don’t have to be stuck with whatever you have.”

May 2, 2018

‘To The Bone’ Trailer Presents Anorexia As A White-Only Issue. It Isn’t.

Critics came out of the woodwork from the moment a two-minute trailer dropped to promote “To the Bone,” a comedy about a young woman’s struggle with anorexia starring an alarmingly thin Lily Collins.

July, 2017

How To Support Yourself While Caring For Someone With An Eating Disorder, According To Experts

Even if you’ve never personally experienced an eating disorder, there’s a chance that you’ve still been affected by one, either directly or indirectly.

March, 2019

These women are living healthy and sharing their eating disorder experiences

“The toughest part about living a healthy life after an eating disorder is remembering that it’s OK to live in the “gray area,” where some days you’re going to eat more than others, and that’s OK.”

February 27, 2019

Articles by Friends and Partners of ANAD

Tweens deal with eating disorders, too: Why I write “tough” books for young kids

There’s no use sheltering kids to preserve their innocence. The better option is to be honest and offer hope

February 19, 2019

When Anorexics Grow Up

I refuse to call myself fully healed because there is still work to do.

January 11, 2018