Tag Archives: disordered eating

Is Facebook enabling eating disorders?

TweetA new survey has found that Facebook might be enabling eating disordered thinking and behaviour. The survey, conducted by The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt in Baltimore, suggests that the omnipresent and seemingly omnipotent social media site “is influencing body image and hyper-awareness of body size.” The CED surveyed 600 Facebook users between [...]
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Vicious cycles: mothers, daughters, eating disorders

TweetOver the weekend, this postcard was posted at PostSecret. For those of you who aren’t familiar with PostSecret, it’s a long-running crowd sourced art project in which people put their secrets on postcards and mail them in. Pretty simple concept, really powerful results. This card, which I have to assume was created by a woman, [...]
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Yoplait pulls eating disorder triggering commercial off the air

TweetAfter the National Eating Disorders Association called Yoplait out on a commercial that normalizes disordered eating, the company has agreed to pull the commercial off the air. A NEDA press release says that “after conversations with General Mills executives Eric Galler, vice president of marketing, Yoplait, and Jeff Hagen, director of consumer services – the [...]
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