BrainPOP

Eating Disorders

Every year, eating disorders devastate thousands of lives. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will tell you all about these disorders, including the symptoms you should look out for and the harmful physical effects they cause. You’ll learn who’s most likely to develop an eating disorder, and the differences between two of the most common types, anorexia and bulimia. You’ll also find out what kind of mindset can bring on an eating disorder, and how treatment can help the afflicted cope with both food and the world around them. It’s an important topic--especially for young people. So please, click on this movie and learn.

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What are eating disorders?

I heard someone talking about something called orthorexia. What is that?

Why do some people who starve themselves grow downy hair on their bodies?