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Society's Influence and ED in the Media
Eating Disorders and Bullying. BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat reporting on Beat report
The charity Beat has carried out the biggest ever study on the link between bullying and eating disorders. Researchers spoke to more than 600 16 to 25-year-olds suffering from anorexia, bulimia or overeating.
Click here to watch this BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat report
John Stack discusses his experiences recovering from anorexia and highlights the issues relating to Men and Eating Disorders. This program also includes interviews with Marie Campion Director of Marino Therapy Centre and Jacinta Hastings Chief Excecutive of BodyWhys, The Eating Disorder Association of Ireland.
Watch the program here: Men and Eating Disorders on TV3's Morning Show.
(11th November 2009)
Studies in the USA have shown that cardiovascular and metabolic fitness levels are more important than weight and body mass when in come to overall health and mortality rates. In a study carried out by Steven Blair, at Dallas’ Cooper Institute which involved more than 70,000 people, it was discovered that BMI appears to have no relevance to health whatsoever. Obese people who engage in moderate levels of physical activities have around one-half the mortality rate of sedentary individuals who maintain supposedly ideal weight levels.
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Tri Delta - Fat Talk Free Week
Delta Delta Delta and key partners are raising consciousness about the dangers of fat talk and the impact it has on women's self-esteem and confidence.
End Fat Talk - Tri Delta's Fat Talk Free Week
Help Tri Delta end Fat Talk by supporting Fat Talk Free Week, an international public awareness effort to draw attention to body image issues and the damaging impact of the thin ideal on women in society.
Positive Influence: The Dove Campaign
So often the Media is cited as a negative influence on those experiencing and recovering from eating distress and eating disorders. The Dove Campaign however is different. It has been gathering attention and recognition among Eating Disorders Professionals for the powerful message it portrays about the reality behind advertising.
MTC Director Marie Campion is joined by Careworker John Stack and Specialist GP Dr. Tarek Zourob on TV3's Ireland AM to discuss and highlight the issues relating to Men and Eating Disorders.
Watch the program here (opens new window): TV3 Ireland AM: Males and Anorexia.