• Eating disorder prevention could become a mandatory part of schools' curriculum. Here's what that program might look like

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Eating disorders affect 30 million people in the United States, according to the National Eating Disorders Association .
    To help promote better body image and eating disorder awareness, Congress passed the Long-Term InVestment in Education for Wellness Act, which could mandate body image education in federal nutrition programs for all people regardless of weight or body type.
    To promote the goals of the LIVE WELL Act, NEDA developed The Body Project, a "group-based intervention that provides a forum for women and girls to confront unrealistic beauty ideals and engages them in the...
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