The latest NHS data shows a 16% increase in hospital admissions for eating disorders in England, over a two year period.
Earlier this month, Helen Bourne and Eleanor Shiers set up the Seeds of Hope support group in Withington for women recovering from eating disorders.
‘People can wait a YEAR before recognising they have an eating disorder’: Beat bust bulimia myths in Heaton Park
A turn-of-the-season September morning saw a group of people on Heaton Park surrounded by fluttering banners as Beat, a charity dedicated to helping people suffering from eating disorders, came to Manchester last month.
When Mixed Martial Arts fighter Ronda Rousey recently took to Instagram to apologise for sharing a photograph that ‘was altered without [her] knowing to make [her] arms look smaller’, the old debate about body image in sport reared its ugly head.