ED News Weekly – Celebs Struggling With Their Weight And Eating Disorder Warning Signs In Kids

Once again a week full of celebs in the news regarding eating disorders. With all of the pressure that we put on ourselves and others in society it’s no wonder that those in the spotlight feel the need to live up to unrealistic images. In other eating disorder news, our 5 Warning Signs for Eating Disorders in Children article by Dr. Rader was syndicated on Opposing Views website, check it out.

Katie Price, Chantelle Houghton; Celebrities and Eating Disorders

Kate Price Chantelle Houghton Celebrities and eating disordersThe tabloids are full of stories about speculation of whether Katie Price has an eating disorder.  She surely has been slammed by eating disorders charities and campaigners for being irresponsible. Ms. Price has a large following of very young girls and owes her fame and fortune, in large part, to these vulnerable young people.  To so openly flaunt and advocate such an emaciated-looking body could reasonably be considered irresponsible. Meanwhile, Chantelle Houghton, reality TV star, has been very open in interviews this week about the toll that her eating disorder has had on her health and fertility.    She says that she is unlikely to conceive naturally following years of dieting and bulimia. Read the rest of the original article here.

5 Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

One of our posts was syndicated in Opposing Views

Eating Disorder Warning Signs in ChildrenRecent studies indicate that the number of individuals being diagnosed with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia or compulsive overeating disorder is on the rise. Since many individuals struggling with eating disorders are never properly diagnosed and do not receive care, studies will never tell the full story. Nonetheless, in the last few years, a recurring finding of numerous studies is the fact that younger-and-younger individuals are being diagnosed with eating disorders. Pre-adolescents are typically rather impressionable and therefore quite vulnerable to influences that can initiate eating disordered behavior, so it is crucial that parents, siblings, teachers and guardians become familiar with common warning signs. You can read the rest of the original article here on EatingDisordersTreatment.com

Is Kate Middleton too skinny?

Kate Middleton Too SkinnyKate Middleton is often compared with Princess Diana in international media, mostly because of their similarly extravagant taste in fashion. But experts are pointing to another potential connection. Princess Diana suffered from bulimia and later went on a crusade against the eating disorder. Kate Middleton may also be struggling with eating issues, according to one anorexia expert. Read more in this article

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