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Candace Cameron Bure on Her Struggles with Bulimia: 'It Was Never About the Weight, It Was an Emotional Issue'

Candace Cameron Bure on Her Struggles with Bulimia: 'It Was Never About the Weight, It Was an Emotional Issue'

Originally posted 05/04/2016 11:55AM

Even though Candace Cameron Bure grew up in the spotlight, it wasn't until after her run on Full House was over that she developed an eating disorder.

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Mariel Hemingway Breaks the Family Cycle with Her Eating Disorder Recovery: 'It's Been Such a Deep Issue for My Family'

Mariel Hemingway Breaks the Family Cycle with Her Eating Disorder Recovery: 'It's Been Such a Deep Issue for My Family'

Originally posted 04/12/2016 12:00PM

Recovering from an eating disorder was a long process for Mariel Hemingway – one that helped her to realize that the issue was deeply ingrained in her family. She says her father, Jack, and grandfather, Ernest, both had their own preoccupations with eating and exercise.

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Woman Creates Cookbook for Others Suffering with Eating Disorders to Help Them Become Comfortable with Food Again

Originally posted 04/04/2016 11:50AM

While Francesca Baker was at an inpatient facility to get help with her eating disorder, food was often a topic of conversation.

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The Words 'Binge' and 'Beautiful' Cause Emotional Reactions in Projects for Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Originally posted 02/26/2016 10:25AM

For people struggling with an eating disorder, seemingly benign words like 'beautiful' or 'binge' take on a new meaning.

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People Recovering from Eating Disorders Respond to the Word 'Fat,' and It's Both Heartbreaking and Inspiring (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/23/2016 03:50PM

(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));One Word: Fat (Eating Disorders)We invited people who have struggled with an eating disorder to respond to the word "fat." #NEDAwarenessHow do you think the word fat can be hurtful?Posted by WatchCut on Monday, February 22, 2016 "Fat" may be just a word to some, but to others it conjures up much deeper feelings.

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Zosia Mamet Reflects on How Her Mother Influenced Her Body Image: 'She Struggled, So I Struggled'

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Zosia Mamet Reflects on How Her Mother Influenced Her Body Image: 'She Struggled, So I Struggled'

Originally posted 02/19/2016 03:55PM

Zosia Mamet candidly wrote about her eating disorder for Glamour in 2014, and now she's opening up again about how her mother's own issues with her body influenced Mamet's struggles.

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Professional Surfer Carissa Moore on Overcoming an Eating Disorder: 'I Struggled with Binge-Eating'

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Professional Surfer Carissa Moore on Overcoming an Eating Disorder: 'I Struggled with Binge-Eating'

Originally posted 01/07/2016 10:15AM

When you watch World Champion surfer Carissa Moore glide through the waves, she looks elegant, strong and confident. But she didn't always feel that way, and says her low self-esteem led her to binge-eat.

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YouTube Star Lindsey Stirling On Overcoming Anorexia: 'I Knew I Could Be Happy Again'

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YouTube Star Lindsey Stirling On Overcoming Anorexia: 'I Knew I Could Be Happy Again'

Originally posted 12/10/2015 01:45PM

YouTube star and violinist Lindsey Stirling is opening up about her past struggles with anorexia and depression, in the hope that others battling eating disorders will know they're not alone.

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The View Co-Hosts Apologize for Eating Disorder Jokes: 'We Never Want to Offend Anybody'

Originally posted 11/19/2015 05:45PM

The women of The View have apologized for joking about eating disorders.

After discussing a PEOPLE interview in which Donald Trump said he has lost 15 lbs. on the campaign trail, the co-hosts began joking about weight and whether their was a difference between being skinny and thin. After the commercial break, that turned into joking about the merits of anorexia vs. bulimia.

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Essena O'Neill Admits to Skipping Meals and Exercising Obsessively to Feel Confident on Social Media

Originally posted 11/16/2015 06:00PM

You're My Inspiration from Essena O'Neill on Vimeo. In a photo formerly posted to her Instagram account, Essena O'Neill poses in front of a mirror wearing running shorts and a sports bra to show off a toned stomach and slim thighs – but O'Neill is now sharing the darker truth behind a seemingly harmless image.

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