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Candace Cameron Bure Opens Up About Using Her Experience Overcoming an Adulthood Eating Disorder to Give Others Hope

Candace Cameron Bure on Using Her Experience Overcoming an Adulthood Eating Disorder to Give Others Hope

Originally posted 08/17/2016 12:35PM

Candace Cameron Bure battled an eating disorder for years, and now she's using her experience to help others who are struggling.

Since revealing in her 2011 memoir, Reshaping It All, that she had hidden an eating disorder from both family and friends, the Fuller House star is now working to shed light on the surprisingly common occurrence of adulthood eating disorders.

"So many people think that eating disorders are a teenage problem, but I was in my 20s," Cameron Bure, now 40, tells Good Housekeeping. "I've met people suffering in their 30s, 40s, up to 80 years old."

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Demi Lovato on Body Image, Bulimia and Drug Use: 'I Didn't Think I Would Make It to 21'

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Demi Lovato on Body Image, Bulimia and Drug Use: 'I Didn't Think I Would Make It to 21'

Originally posted 06/27/2016 03:40PM

Demi Lovato has had body image problems for as long as she can remember.

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Keanu Reeves and Lily Collins Bring Attention to Eating Disorders in New PSA with To the Bone Cast

Originally posted 06/01/2016 01:00PM

Keanu Reeves and Lily Collins took a break from filming To the Bone, an upcoming dramedy about eating disorders, to raise awareness of the health issue.

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Real Housewives of New York City's Jules Wainstein Says Confessing Her Eating Disorder to Costar Bethenny Frankel Was 'Cathartic'

Originally posted 05/12/2016 09:25AM

When she joined the cast of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City this season, Julianne "Jules" Wainstein knew it meant risking a public discussion about her eating disorder – and sure enough, it did.

"She looks like a really thin girl ... she looks like there's an issue," said her costar, the unapologetic Bethenny Frankel, during the premiere episode. "I wrote a book called Naturally Thin. This is not naturally thin."

A few episodes later, Frankel, 45, and Wainstein, 35, sat down for some one-on-one time, and Wainstein came clean about her battle with anorexia and bulimia.

In this week's issue of PEOPLE, the Hong Korn-born socialite opens up about how being honest about her struggles has helped her.

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Real Housewives of New York City's Jules Wainstein Opens Up About Struggling with Anorexia That Got Her Down to Just 80 Lbs.: 'It Consumed My Entire Life'

Originally posted 05/11/2016 10:45AM

Julianne "Jules" Wainstein thinks "secrets keep you sick," which is why she didn't hold back when discussing her eating disorder on Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City last week.

In this week's issue of PEOPLE, the Hong Korn-born socialite and RHONY newbie opens up about her battle with anorexia, which began in high school.

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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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