All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘eating disorders’

Selena Gomez: Abigail Breslin Defends Her Against Body-Shamers

Selena Gomez was called out recently by some body-shamers after photos of her in a bikini went viral. Justin Bieber’s ex was quick to defend herself, posting yet another photo of herself in her sexy pink bikini. “I love being happy with me y’all #theresmoretolove,” she captioned the photo. A few days later, fellow actor Abigail Breslin came to Selena …

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Demi Lovato On Eating Disorders: Not A Choice

Demi Lovato spoke out recently about eating disorders, giving a shout out to an organization that provides help to those suffering from them, as well as from additional mental illnesses. She also made mention of the fact that those with eating disorders don’t have any choice in the matter. “Having an eating disorder doesn’t show ‘strength.’ Strength is when are …

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Nicole Scherzinger Talks Album, Bulimia, Self-Esteem

Nicole Scherzinger, former member of the Pussycat Dolls, is working on the final details of a new album that will come out in 2015. In a recent interview with People, she says writing Big Fat Lies was like ‘therapy.’ The former X-Factor judge opened up about many things from her past that her present fans might be surprised to learn. …

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Demi Lovato Has New Outlook On Body Image

Demi Lovato has struggled with body image issues for most of her young life. Last year she even went to rehab to get help with an eating disorder and drug problems that she says stemmed from low self-esteem. It’s hard to look at Demi and understand how she could have low self-esteem or feel bad about herself. The actress has …

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Nicole Scherzinger Reveals Gym Antics, Opens Up About Eating Disorder

Nicole Scherzinger has a jaw-dropping figure, and she’s undeniably beautiful. Although the 36-year-old singer-actress admits that it takes a gratuitous effort to maintain her incredible body, she never backs down from the challenge! However, she insists fans would probably be a bit surprised to know that her actual workouts aren’t nearly as sexy as it would appear in a music …

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Pretty Little Liars’ Bellisario Talks Teen Pressures

Troian Bellisario, who is frequently recognized for her portrayal of Spencer Hastings in Pretty Little Liars, understands the difficulties teens experience when transitioning into adulthood. Bellisario was born into a priviledged Los Angeles family, and appeared to have an ideal life. The television star attended a private school and names Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen as two of her best …

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Candace Cameron Bure Talks About Bulimia

Thirty-seven-year-old Candace Cameron Bure spoke with Thea Andrews of Omg! Insider where topics focused on her upcoming book, Balancing It All, as well as her adult struggles with bulimia. After her time portraying D.J. Tanner on the popular television show Full House, Candace moved to Montreal with her husband, Valeri Bure. During this time, Candace was dealing with pressures relating …

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Eating Disorder Risk, Brain Size Linked in New Study

Earlier this week, a new study revealed evidence that certain eating disorders and alcoholism could share a genetic link. Now, another new study is showing that anorexia may be more prevalent in people with larger brains. The study, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, specifically found that the insula and orbitofrontal cortex in …

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Alcoholism, Eating Disorders Genetically Linked, Shows Study

Alcoholism and eating disorders have both been found to have a genetic component for those at risk. Now, a new study has shown that these diseases may actually be linked to each other genetically. The study, published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, shows that alcoholics are “more genetically susceptible” to some eating disorders, and that the …

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Denise Richards: Skinny Jeans Are Too Skinny

Denise Richards was spotted running errands recently looking decidedly thinner than usual, and rumors are now floating around online that she’s developed an eating disorder. Richards was snapped by photographers as she picked up her daughters from gymnastics in a sleeveless top which showed off her slender arms, and skinny jeans that showcased her thin frame. And while Hollywood’s obsession …

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LeAnn Rimes Denies Rumors of Anorexia

When LeAnn Rimes entered rehab last year, rumors swirled that the actress was suffering from an eating disorder, as pictures of the country singer looking very skinny had surfaced in tabloids. Rimes denied the rumors, stating that the rehab was needed to “develop coping mechanisms” for the bullying the star says she was a victim of. Now, Rimes has addressed …

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Facebook “Fueling The Fire” When It Comes To Eating Disorders

Have you ever been browsing Facebook and come across a photo of yourself that made you think, “man I should probably hit the gym?” While that sort of incident might be harmless motivation, one study is suggesting that Facebook could be stoking the flames of the negative body images of its users. The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt …

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