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MSNBC Co-Host Talks About Her Exercise Bulimia

Co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Mika Brzezinski, opened up about her own struggles with exercise bulimia, an eating disorder characterized by overeating and then excessive exercise in order to burn off the calories. In the May 2013 issue of MORE magazine, Brzezinski promotes her new book, “Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction – and My Own,” and …

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Nicole Scherzinger Talks Bulimia Struggles In Cosmopolitan Interview

Former “X Factor” judge and head of the Pussycat Dolls Nicole Scherzinger graced the cover of British Cosmopolitan magazine’s August issue with the headline, “I refused to let bulimia beat me.” The 36-year-old star spoke candidly about her struggles with the eating disorder, which she called a “horrible, paralyzing disease.” “[Opening up about bulimia] was …

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Milla Jovovich Says Airbrushing Leads To Anorexia

Actress and model Milla Jovovich says that the magazine industry gives women unrealistic ideals and a constant fear about looking perfect. In an interview with Never Under Dressed, the 37-year-old stated that women in the U.S., particularly, live in a culture where airbrushing creates extreme body dissatisfaction. “I feel like in America you know there …

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One Direction’s Liam Payne Responds To Fans’ Fat-Shaming Comments

Pop star Liam Payne has been in the spotlight lately for his weight, but the singer is striking back at fans who are calling him fat or making other negative comments about his body. Payne recently took to Instagram, where he shared his body mass index, 22.8, in attempts to prove he isn’t overweight. “Now …

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Michelle Obama Admits She Struggled To Feed Her Kids Healthy Food

The conversation around eating disorders often includes discussion of nature vs. nurture: do we learn unhealthy habits and behaviors or are they genetically pre-programmed? Many argue that kids are influenced by their parents, who are often just struggling to get health and nutrition right themselves. In a recent interview with MSN.com, first lady Michelle Obama …

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Media Attacks On Pregnant Kim Kardashian Reach New Low

According to the tabloids, very pregnant Kim Kardashian is binge eating for attention, money and fame. Recent headlines from the likes of magazines like Star accuse the reality TV star of ignoring “dire health warnings” in order to profit from the attention she’s getting for her growing baby body. Star writes that Kardashian is “so …

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‘Man V. Food’ Star Conquers Overeating With 70-Pound Weight Loss

Adam Richman, former host of the Travel Channel show “Man v. Food,” showed off a dramatic 70-pound weight loss in the latest issue of Cosmopolitan UK, wearing just a pair of cleats and socks and posing with a soccer ball in the photo. Last December, Richman opened up about his weight struggles in Men’s Health …

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Paralympian Jessica Smith Fights The Battle Against Body Image

As a bulimia survivor and paralympian, Jessica Smith has battled inner demons bigger than most of us can imagine. After a disappointing performance in the 2004 Athens Paralymptics, the Australian swimmer admitted that years of self-abuse, deceit and torment finally caught up with her. “My performances in Athens weren’t up to scratch,” Smith told The …

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Past Miss USA Winners Say Pageant Girls Are Getting Too Skinny

After Erin Brady, Miss Connecticut, was crowned Miss USA on Saturday, a discussion was sparked among past pageant winners about body image. Namely, a few women think that beauty pageant contestants are getting too thin. Kirsten Haglund, Miss America of 2008, told HuffPost Live, “The girls, I thought, were much too thin. I agree that …

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