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If you are reading this page, you may be concerned about the eating habits, weight or body image of someone you care about. We understand that this can be a very difficult and scary time for you. Let us assure you that you are doing a great thing by looking for more information!

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder include extreme emotions, attitudes and behaviours surrounding weight and food issues. Eating disorders are serious emotional and physical problems that can have life-threatening consequences.

This section of our website provides information about eating disorders, including the main features and physical consequences, and common treatment and therapy. Did you know that males can be affected by eating disorders too? Read about the warning signs. Also, view our Canadian Statistics link for the latest in eating disorder research.

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