5 protective factors that promote positive body image

Vogue is to be commended on their recent stand again using skinny models. According to a Conde Nast International announcement, the 19 editors for Vogue magazines around the world have agreed to “not knowingly work with models under the age of 16 or who appear to have an eating disorder.” "Vogue believes that [...]

Eating disorders: 10 warning signs you need to know

1-Binge Eating Binge eating is a sign of an eating disorder. According to the NEDA, it's characterized by repeated binging to the point of discomfort with compensatory measures to counter that eating (i.e., purging). 2-Avoiding Meals Or Wanting To Eat Alone People suffering from an eating disorder often want to eat alone or avoid meals [...]

Tips for teenagers on how to appreciate their body type

50% of 3 to 6 year old girls say they worry about being fat 70% of 7 year old girls want to be thinner 50% of 9 year old girls have been on a diet 25% of young people diagnosed with anorexia are boys* Parents, especially mothers play a major role when it comes to [...]