Living Right: Eating Disorders in Teenagers
It’s National Eating Disorder Week, and being obsessed with weight impacts millions of teenagers. One out of seven young women has or is struggling with an eating disorder, like anorexia, bulimia or binge eating.
A recent study found one out of every three teen girls thought they were overweight and more than half were trying to lose weight.
Experts warn there is a very fine line between trying to lose weight and developing a life-threatening eating disorder.
In today’s Living Right, we share the signs parents should watch out for.