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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

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The National Eating Disorders Association uses in February 24-March 1st to teach people about eating disorders and encourage discussion about them. This week, we’re going to bring you lots of facts (and plenty of resources) about eating disorders. If you or a friend is struggling, please reach out for help.

FACT #3: The average American woman is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. The average American model is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 117 pounds. -National Institute of Mental Health's (NIMH) guide, Eating Disorders: Facts About Eating Disorders and the Search for Solutions

For support and info about eating disorders, check out:

National Eating Disorders Association: nationaleatingdisorders.org
Something Fishy: something-fishy.org
The Renfrew Center: renfrew.org

by GL | 2/1/2016
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