Dieting

Why Eating Disorder Awareness Week Matters

Why Eating Disorder Awareness Week Matters

According to stats from 2002, approximately 1.5% of young women in Canada aged 15 to 24 have an eating disorder and approximately 1 million Canadians have been diagnosed.  Each and every single day in the media, we're bombarded with messaging about chronic dieting, over-exercising and other manifestations of how the ideal body image should look and be presented and how we can live up to those standards and it plagues many, many women.