National Eating Disorder Association [PDF]
Tips on how to help a friend with eating and body image issues from the National Eating Disorder Association
- The Media Watchdog program brings students, educators, health professionals, parents, eating disorders sufferers, and concerned consumers together to encourage companies and advertisers to send healthy media messages regarding body size and shape.
An overview of the different kinds of eating disorders, their signs and symptoms and resources on how to get help.
Ways to help a friend or family member with an eating disorder.
Understanding Media Literacy [PDF]
This website explains the concept of Media Literacy and the impact media can have on our lives and especially our body image.
Learn what it means to be “media literate.” People that are media literate are better able to decipher the complex messages we receive from television, radio, newspapers, magazines, books, billboards, signs, packaging, marketing materials, video games, recorded music, the Internet and other forms of media.
The goal of the Operation Beautiful website is to end negative self-talk or “Fat Talk.” Learn how negative self-talk hurts you emotionally, spiritually, and physically.
Learn more about compulsive eating & exercising, and the physical and emotional dangers it can pose.
Body image is no longer an exclusively female problem. Men now have 10% of all eating disorders. Body image isn't limited by race, culture, religion, social or financial status, education or geography either.