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A Healthy Body Is the New “Bikini-Ready” Body

Eating Recovery Center of California’s Dr. Anna Vinter was recently featured on Livestrong.com discussing seasonal pressures to lose weight and tips for a healthy summer. Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes the pressure to slim down and get toned. Ads for diet and exercise products showcase ideal "bikini bodies," while tabloids harshly rate the "Best and Worst Celebrity Beach Bodies." Sound familiar? As a psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders, summer presents a unique challenge for individuals struggling with body-image concerns. Even among people with a healthy body image, the "beach-body ideal" can spark feelings of inadequacy and depression… Read the full article.

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