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‘Legging legs’ takes over TikTok

'Legging legs' has been deemed the new thigh gap, and many are saying it’s equally as problematic.

On Jan 31, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘You’re a hungry boy today, huh?’: Man says Chipotle worker food-shamed him after he ordered $25 bowl

'Now I'm gonna think about that with every bite I take.'

On Dec 19, 2023 by Braden Bjella

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Being ‘skinnyfat’ is not the worst possible situation to be in

A video saying being 'skinnyfat' is the 'worst possible situation to be in' is getting mocked online.

On Sep 20, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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Please stop posting about the calories in Crumbl cookies

Food guilt and feeling the need to earn food via exercise are trademark signs of disordered eating.

On Aug 16, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

Girl Dinner

The dark side of ‘girl dinner’

The trend as a whole can have a negative impact.

On Jul 19, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘This robot causes harm’: National Eating Disorders Association’s new chatbot advises people with disordering eating to lose weight

'Every single thing Tessa suggested were things that led to the development of my eating disorder'

On May 30, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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Diet culture TikTok is pushing a new way to lose water weight

Videos of people discussing the method have millions of views.

On Apr 26, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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13-year-olds can be pushed videos about suicide within minutes of joining TikTok

The app served a 'standard' teen account a video about body image every 39 seconds.

On Dec 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘I’m still recovering from it’: Followers say Chloe Ting YouTube workouts led them to disordered habits

'Why was this such a universal experience.'

On Oct 27, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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What is an almond mom? Inside the TikTok trend unpacking familial disordered eating

'You're not hungry, you're just bored.'

On Oct 19, 2022 by Siobhan Ball

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That Bella Hadid sound on TikTok is triggering for those with eating disorders

The sound can be activating for those who have a vulnerability about disordered eating.

On Oct 12, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘This made me feel like restriction was something girls and women were supposed to do’: TikToker calls out Zoey 101 for pushing diet culture on children

'Are the writers ok???'

On Jul 8, 2022 by Maria Poggi

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‘Yeah I was also disciplined when I had an eating disorder’: Bodybuilder’s TikTok about eating unseasoned chicken due to ‘discipline’ sparks debate

'Bro a few grams of spices ain't gonna get you stage 2 diabetes.'

On May 27, 2022 by Maria Poggi

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Instagram influencer who shared battle with anorexia dies

Several days before her death, Josi Maria said on Instagram: 'I don’t want to be one of ten people who die of anorexia.'

On Dec 20, 2020 by Alexandra Samuels

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New TikTok trend fuels concern about eating disorders

The videos typically tout unsafe weight loss methods or reinforce the idea that 'thin is better.'

On May 14, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio