Junkfood Science: Another life lost

March 07, 2007

Another life lost

Mamavision shares news of another life lost to eating disorders, as a 28-year old reader who’d struggled for ten years with her eating disorder committed suicide this past Sunday. [This under-recognized consequence of eating disorders was discussed in an earlier post.] She also has a tribute (follow the link) for another reader who had died in January that is worth viewing.

Also discovered on her blog were these three powerful youtube shorts on the angst of today’s young girls concerning their bodies, weight and beauty. Insightful for any parent, friend or healthcare professional who works with girls and young women:

Do you think I’m fat?

Dove film

Dove Evolution and our perception of beauty

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