Only when we frame fitness as an enhancement to a happy life, rather than a requirement for one, are we likely to do it enthusiastically
The thinspiration movement won't be done away with by blocking the #thinspo hashtag, and the resilience of pro-ana websites proves that. So, if Insta-bans won't work, what can we do?
Mysko acknowledged the rise of social media use among those looking for thinspiration, but still pushed for the Google banner
17-year-old blogger Paige Padilla attempts to straddle the line between inspiring young women to lose weight without feeding into anorexia. It's a big challenge to maintain a healthy body image, online and off. Guest Torri Singer shares her story.
If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, call the National Eating Disorders Association's toll free
Offline, men and boys comprise a minority of anorexics, but their proportion is swiftly on the rise, which is why it's concerning
Last February, The Huffington Post wrote an exposé on the increasingly popular teenage "thinspo" community on Tumblr, and
Many teenage girls are on a quest to have the perfect body. The latest obsession: "thigh gap." We explore the dangers of this new trend. Nancy Redd is joined by guests Carolyn Gregoire, Jenny Thorsheim and Emily Rozansky to discuss.
YouTube isn't just home to TV show clips, cute kid videos and animal videos. According to new research, it's also yet another
"I used to think there was just fat and skinny," a wise girl once told us. "But apparently there's lots of things that can
Even though Instagram has banned some search terms, many others -- including #ana, a slang term for anorexia, which yields
Numéro magazine recently airbrushed model Karlie Kloss... to make her look less thin.. Airbrushing the ribs off a thin model is every bit as disturbing as whittling away thighs and tummies.
Although many of the more extreme blogs have been pulled from the site or removed by their creators, the pro-ana community
Oh Miley Cyrus. I think it's really great that you've discovered a gluten-free diet that works for you, and that you love Pilates. But you're getting dangerously close to thinspo territory, girl.
The Fat-Shaming Of Kate Upton; Or Why I'll Never Buy The Difference Between "Thinspiration" And "Pro-Ana" Websites
Kate Upton is fat, everyone. True, the stunning 20-year-old somehow managed to sneak under the vigilant radar of the Skinny