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I Inherited My Eating Disorder, and Science Agrees

Why I signed up for these studies in a heartbeat — and you might want to, too

Michelle Konstantinovsky
Elemental
Published in
6 min readOct 20, 2020

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Fun fact about eating disorders (just kidding — none of it is fun): If anyone ever insinuates to you that anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder are a choice, a vanity issue, or solely the product of one too many social media clicks, that person…

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Michelle Konstantinovsky
Elemental

Michelle Konstantinovsky is a San Francisco native, journalist, and fan of all things pop culture. Find her @michellekmedia and visit www.michellekmedia.com.