A study by researchers at the University of North Carolina found that 13 percent of women 50 years of age and older had an eating disorder such as binge-eating or bulimia, including many women over the age of 75. What do you think?


“Look, once your husband's gone, there's nobody left to keep up appearances or keep down food for.”

Shandra Schneider • Systems Analyst

"Well, you know, you get all busy and preoccupied, then pow, suddenly you're 50, and it dawns on you, 'My God, I never got around to that eating disorder.’"

Remmick Harris • Systems Analyst

"No wonder, when they're being constantly bombarded with unrealistic images of Judi Dench and Maggie Smith."

Ken Faisca • Systems Analyst