Eating Disorders

Bringing Male Eating Disorders to Light

By Michelle Zaydlin--There are a variety of myths surrounding eating disorders—myths that can make people unaware of the seriousness of the disease or even prevent people from reaching out for help.

The Real Problem with the War on Obesity

By Chelsea Kronengold --Public health initiatives, like Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign and state-mandated BMI letters, aimed at eradicating childhood obesity are problematic for many reasons.

Trauma, Social Justice, and Eating Disorders

By Kira Rakova--Recently, an article focusing on a young woman’s experiences with disordered eating has been making its rounds on the internet.

Mythbusters: The Eating Disorder Edition

By Wendy York--Eating disorders are very serious conditions and, having lived with one of my own, I can attest to the misery and loneliness they bring about.

5 Things Everyone With an Eating Disorder Should Know About Their Insurance

By Joanna Kay--If you’ve ever sought treatment for an eating disorder, then it is likely that you’ve also struggled with insurance coverage.


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About Us

Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

Proud2Bme was first launched in the Netherlands by Riverduinen, a mental health organization that has licensed the concept to the National Eating Disorders Association. Unless otherwise noted, all original content on this site is copyright The National Eating Disorders Association. The Proud2Bme brand, logos, and trademarks are property of Rivierduinen.