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Binge eating – Hayley’s story

Duration: 04:46

Binge eating is now considered to be as dangerous as anorexia and bulimia. The clip follows the story of Hayley who explains about her eating disorder and the way it has affected her since she was eight years old. She explains how binge eating helped her to cope with her body hatred. Hayley discusses how she is starting to conquer her condition with the help of therapy. An animated science sequence shows the part that fatty foods play in stimulating the production of endorphins.

Available since: Thu 13 Dec 2012

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Body Matters

Looking at the changes that happen to young people as they try to alter their appearance.

First broadcast: 05 Dec 2012

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