The fashion industry is more than just selling clothes; it’s about selling an image. A large part of that image for many in this industry is looking tall and thin, reallythin. Many girls think that the only way clothes will look good on them is if they are abnormally skinny. I myself, think that it is very sad when clothes come before the person. These models don't understand how serious this problem is , and how much they are risking. Well there are models out there who, well .. eat! These models take care of themselves and they look toned, fit, and beautiful. We should applaud these models, and girls like Hila Elmalich follow there footsteps.

  • Famous people who have DIED from Eating Disorders:

Karen Carpenter (musician):Went on a water diet to lose weight and, as she put it, to appear more attractive. Continued to diet even after losing 20 lbs, until her death at the age of 32. She died of cardiac arrest due to anorexia and weighed only 80 lbs.
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Isabella Caro: French Model who did shocking anti-anorexia billboards in Italy.

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Ana Carolina Reston: Brazilian model, starved herself to death in 2006.

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Theresa Marie "Terri" Schiavo (December 3, 1963 – March 31, 2005): Her physician failed to recognize and diagnose bulimia.

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Margaux Hemmingway: actress, model, suffered with bulimia Christy Henrich (gymnast): In 1988, Christy was told by a U.S. judge that she had to lose weight in order to make the Olympic team. She died of multiple organ failure, as a result of anorexia, at the age of 22. She weighed only 60 lbs.

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Heidi Guenther (ballet dancer): After being told by a theatre company that at 5'5" in height and 96 lbs in weight she was too chunky, she developed an eating disorder. She collapsed and died at the age of 22 due to complications from her eating disorder.

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Leila Pahlavi: The youngest daughter of the late Shah of Iran stole prescriptions from the desk of her doctor in order to feed her fatal addiction to barbiturates, an inquest heard yesterday. Princess Leila Pahlavi, 31, died alone in her suite at a London hotel after taking prescription drugs and cocaine. She was found in bed, her body emaciated by years of anorexia and bulimia.

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Anne Sexton: American poet Anne Sexton (1928-1974), who was sexually abused in childhood and committed suicide at the age of 46, suffered from anorexia and depression.
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Susan Peters: 23 October 1952,actress
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Christy Henrich: 26 July 1994 (22), artistic gymnist
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Lena Zavaroni: 1999 (35), vocalist
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Luisel Ramos: 2 August 2006, model (22

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Eleana Ramos: 13 February 2007, model (18)
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Anorexia nervosa also known as simply Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by refusal to maintain a healthy body weight and an obsessive fear of gaining weight.

"Miss A—” pictured in 1866 and in 1870 after treatment. She was one of the earliest Anorexia nervosa case studies -->

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Some proof that this problem is growing, not decreasing:

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