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Kelly Cutrone Says America Doesn’t Want Body Diversity In Fashion

Tell-it-like-it-is fashion PR maven Kelly Cutrone is known for her strong opinions. She’s currently a judge on “America’s Next Top Model,” but she doesn’t seem to share the same progressive ideas about body diversity that the show’s creator, Tyra Banks, tries to promote. It’s our fault? In a recent interview with The Fashion Spot, Cutrone …

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Where Cancer And Body Image Intersect

Angelina Jolie stunned the world this week when she revealed that she had undergone a double mastectomy in order to reduce her risk for developing breast cancer. Jolie wrote in the New York Times about her decision, which was based largely on the fact that her mother died of the disease at a young age …

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31 Percent Of Men Diet In Secret

According to some men, dieting is shameful–and should only be reserved for women. A UK survey by Diet Chef–a home delivery meal and diet plan company–found that about 31 percent of men are too embarrassed to admit they’ve been dieting. Not only that, but about 90 percent of those surveyed said that they want to …

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Kelly Clarkson Denies Anorexia Rumors And Slams UK Paper For Misrepresentation

Being a young female celebrity comes with its challenges. Among them, the media constantly wants to blast you about your body–whether you’re too fat or too thin. Kelly Clarkson was the recent target of anorexia rumors by U.K. Mirror‘s Sunday Celebs edition. But the singer is talking back, saying the paper misquoted her. The headline …

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Is ‘Gluten Free’ Just Another Eating Disorder?

Everyone from Oprah to Dr. Oz has touted the benefits of a gluten-free diet. And while eliminating gluten from your meals was once a tactic strictly reserved for those with life-threatening Celiac disease, it’s now being promoted as a viable option for those who may be “non-Celiac gluten sensitive” — those who suffer from digestive …

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Juicerexia: When Juicing Becomes An Eating Disorder

Is it possible that an obsession with juicing is just an eating disorder in disguise? Last year, Dr. Oz shed light on what continues to be a growing trend, calling it “juicerexia.” “Addicted to the rapid weight loss, some woman are taking this new diet craze to dangerous extremes,” said Dr. Oz. “Women who do …

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Keira Knightley Still Deflecting Anorexia Rumors

She’s on the cover of Allure’s December issue posing topless. It was a decision Keira Knightly made because, according to her, no one cares about her breasts–but apparently plenty of people are concerned about her body. And while her tiny frame does look, well, tiny, the actress denies having an eating disorder. In the magazine’s …

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Ke$Ha’s Mom: ‘She Almost Died’

A few weeks after checking herself into rehab for an eating disorder, Ke$ha has been the subject of intense media scrutiny. The singer’s mom, Pebe Sebert, has shot down rumors that her daughter is also battling alcoholism in addition to bulimia. Sebert recently spoke with People magazine, opening up about her “beautiful, self-confident, brilliant daughter” …

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UK Politician Campaigns Magazines To Not Promote Fad Diets In 2013

Equalities minister Jo Swinson is urging women’s magazines to do something drastically different this January. She’s asking them to stop promoting unhealthy crash diets in their coming issues–a common editorial trend that characterizes the publishing industry after the indulgent holidays. Glossy lies? Swinson claims that magazines like OK! and Closer too often feature stick-thin celebrities …

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