By Alexis Corbin and Alanna Levine
Names of some sources have been withheld to protect their privacy.
The Internet has become a dangerous world for those with low self-esteem and eating disorders. ED, Ana, and Mia are the unfortunate triad that encourages people to “skip one more meal” or “experience guilt after eating.” Many websites have personified eating disorders to connect with teenagers: ED stands for eating disorders, Mia for bulimia, and Ana for Anorexia. With the Internet’s ability to reach thousands of people, blogs and websites have increased the risks for teenagers to develop unhealthy lifestyles. [Read more...]