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Anorexia in the over-50s

28th February 2008

The number of women in their 50s being treated for anorexia and various eating disorders is rising.

Experts warn that glamorous images of celebrities in their 40s and 50s and looking as slim as they did in their 20s now appears to be giving older women unrealistic expectations of how they should look. The British Dietetic Association (BDA) says it is no longer younger women who are being treated by eating disorder clinics with specialists noting they are increasingly seeing middle-aged women being seeking treatment.


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