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What It Feels Like to Have Exercise Bulimia

Plus, the journey to recovery.

I Didn't Know I Had an Eating Disorder

It's possible healthy habits could be hiding a more dangerous issue.

Could You Be Orthorexic?

There's a serious dark side to focusing too much on clean eating.

My Vegan Diet Hid My Eating Disorder

"Rather than admit I might be spiraling into disordered eating, I hid behind veganism."

One Woman's Journey from Anorexia to CrossFit

"I'm addicted to the way I feel, and not the way I look."

Food for Thought: Is Your Meal Planning Out of Control?

If figuring out your next meal has you feeling freaked out, you may need to learn where to draw the line.

My Athletic Body Hid My Bulimia for Years

"I was exhausted, I was ravenous, and I was embarrassed. I was 5'10" and 129.9 pounds."

Scientists Claim to Find an Anorexia Gene

A new study identifies a gene that causes anorexia in up to 90 percent of people who have it.

France May Fine Models $80K for Being Too Skinny

Banning thin models could put us one step closer to a healthy cultural standard for weight.

Should Facebook Ban the "Feeling Fat" Emoji?

Fat talk leads to more eating disorders and less happiness with your body—but is that true for fat emojis too?

My Fight with Orthorexia: How Healthy Habits Turned Into an Eating Disorder

One writer's battle with the eating disorder orthorexia sheds light on the question, "Is there such a thing as eating too healthy?"

Are You Guilty of Indulging Incognito?

A new survey shows that 6 in 10 women eat in secret. Here, one woman shares why.

Kesha Writes Personal Essay on Her Eating Disorder

The singer revealed to Elle UK how she “felt like a liar” and felt that being sick and skinny was part of her job. Read more!

Nicole Scherzinger Opens Up About Battling Bulimia

The former Pussycat Dolls singer who exudes confidence is opening up about her private struggle with bulimia.

The Epidemic of Hidden Eating Disorders

A recent CNN article brings to light that even docs don’t realize when a patient is suffering. Learn the real signs of a problem so you can help friends and loved ones.

Quiz: Are You Addicted to Food?

If snacking on cookies, chips, or other treats regularly becomes a binge, it could signal an addiction. Take this quiz and find out what to do if your eating habits are unhealthy.

Mindful Minute: Is Being Neurotic About Food Unhealthy?

These 3 common types of neurotic eating may not be "classic" eating disorders, but they can still negatively impact your life.

Yale Tells Student: Gain Weight or Go Home

The university accused a student of having an eating disorder, but she says she’s healthy. Was she a victim of weight discrimination?

The Biggest Loser’s Rachel Frederickson Admits She Lost Too Much Weight Too Fast

After winning The Biggest Loser, Rachel Frederickson responds to critics who say she lost too much, too fast.

Plus-Size Fashion Bloggers Dress Up Their Curves

The New York Times sparks conversation by featuring plus-size fashion bloggers.

Stop the Fat Talk!

Can you banish the negative self talk in your head? An initiative called Fat Talk Free Week aims to help start a constructive conversation about body image and weight.

Drunkorexia—Are You at Risk?

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass explains the dangers of this new unhealthy phenomenon, and suggestions for how to break the cycle

What to Do If Your Friend Has an Eating Disorder

You want your friends to be healthy and you want to be fit with them, but what happens if your best friend starts to take it too far? Do you stand up and say something? Do you risk hurting your friendship or making her angry and pushing her away?

Tumblr Considers Banning Blogs That Promote Eating Disorders

Tumblr recently announced on its site that it is planning to change its content policy to prohibit blogs that actively promote self-harm. What do you think of this new policy?

Do You Suffer from Disordered Eating?

Do you feel like you or someone you know may be suffering from disordered eating? Our weight-loss coach outlines what to look for, as well as resources that can help.

Does Your Boyfriend Have An Eating Disorder?

Male eating disorders are on the rise. Five signs your man might have one.