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How To Battle Eating Disorders

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By Jay Michaels

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) This is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week all across the US. About 20 million women and 10 million men will be affected by a significant eating disorder sometime in their lives.

98 percent of American women aren't as thin as fashion models are. The average woman in the US is five feet four inches tall and weighs 165 pounds.

Almost half of American men aren't satisfied with their bodies. Media pictures show men with an unattainable ideal of muscles.

You can take a free and confidential eating disorder screening online at nedawareness.org . Or you can call (800) 931-2237 Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

Feb. 27, 2013.


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