February 18th, 2006

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Taken from today's issue of Body & Soul in The Times:

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Thoughts? Some of the points here seem fairly obvious - seeing someone who weighs a lot more than you will undoubtably offer you some comfort about your own weight. But what about ED sufferers who actually want to look skeletal and emaciated? Does the promotion of very-thin-but-not-sick looking women in magazines encourage eating disorders, in that they offer what one might consider a idyll - a very thin women who still looks happy and healthy?