Eating Disorders

Body Peace or Body Wars: Seventeen’s BMI Calculator Says Underweight is “Healthy”

By Claire Mysko--Shirley Wang, 17, is recovering from anorexia. When she came across Seventeen's online BMI calculator this week, she was shocked at the results. We were too.

Lauren's Story: "Recovery takes a lot of courage"

By Jen Rubino--At only 21, my friend Lauren has been through more than most people twice her age. She has shown so much courage and her story is so inspiring.

Dear Special K Cereal...

Dear Special K Cereal,
I am writing to you in regards to your advertisement, “What Will You Gain When You Lose? Confidence. Passion. Joy.”

Demi Lovato & Katie Couric Talk Honestly About Their Eating Disorders

Demi Lovato appeared on Katie Couric's new show Monday to share her story of hope and recovery. During the interview, Katie opened up about her own past struggles.

Breaking the Rules: Why I'm Not Obsessing Over the "Freshman Fifteen"

By Taylor Kirkham--As I arrived on my beautiful college campus three weeks ago, there was not a doubt in my mind that freshman year was going to be excellent.

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