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Nebraska College Preparatory Academy Senior Capstone Project, Spring 2022 https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/ncpacapstone/
Eating Disorders are illnesses causing disturbances in a person’s eating behaviors, related thoughts, and emotions, negatively affecting a persons everyday life. The three main categories are Anorexia, Bulimia Nervous, & Binge Eating Disorder. Developments of Eating disorders date back to the Middle Ages & are seen across the globe. Higher cases are reported in developed countries like the United States because of the easy access to social media. Social media includes platforms like Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, T.V., etc. Social Media increases eating disorders because it sets unrealistic body standards.