Eating disorders - What are eating disorders?
What are eating disorders?
Eating disorders involve an unhealthy relationship with food. This may be eating too much food, or too little food. People with eating disorders can become obsessed about food and their eating patterns.
Anyone can develop an eating disorder. It doesn’t matter what their age, gender, cultural or racial background is. There are 1.6 million people in the UK with an eating disorder. Up to 25% of these are thought to be male.
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