How to Recognize an Eating Disorder in Your Child

  • Over one-half of teenage girls and nearly one-third of teenage boys use unhealthy weight control behaviors such as skipping meals, fasting, smoking cigarettes, vomiting and taking laxatives.
  • 42 percent of first- through third-grade girls want to be thinner.
  • 81 percent of 10-year-olds are afraid of being fat.
  • 40 percent of newly identified cases of anorexia are in girls 15 to 19 years old.


Article about how to spot the signs of eating disorder(s) in teenagers. A lot of it was pretty common sense to me but I like to repost articles that are trying to raise awareness.


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