Two similar yet unrelated deaths in different parts of the country lead to the same agonizing conclusion -- cause of death unknown. Eventually, both cases reveal a gruesome truth: an obsession with weight loss led them, and many others, to be cooked alive from the inside.
For eating disorder stats and general help, check out NEDA at www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.
If you need treatment for an eating disorder but don't know where to start or can't afford it, get support from Project HEAL at www.theprojectheal.org.
If you are a parent or loved one of someone with an eating disorder, resources are available from F.E.A.S.T. at www.feast-ed.org.
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