Topics include: Obesity and how we measure it Social pressures to be thin, especially on young women Why eating disorders have increased in men and in children Physical and mental complications of eating disorders Orthorexia (clean eating disorder) binge-eating disorder, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder Addictive tendencies in eating disorders The latest findings in neurological research and genetics Treatment including medication, psychotherapy and CBT Maintaining recovery and enjoying food
Emma Woolf is a writer, former columnist for The Times and Newsweek, and co-presenter on Channel 4's Supersize vs Superskinny.Having studied English at Oxford University, she worked in Psychology publishing before going freelance and now writes for a range of newspapers and magazines, and speaks in the UK and internationally. Emma is an arts critic on Radio 4's Saturday Review,reviewer on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC London. Other media appearances include Newsnight, Woman's Hour and BBC Daily Politics. Her first book, An Apple a Day: A Memoir of Love and Recovery from Anorexia has been translated around the world. Other non-fiction titles include The Ministry of Thin, Letting Go, Positively Primal and The A-Z of Eating Disorders.Emma is the great-niece of Virginia Woolf, and recently published a novel, England's Lane.