Unbearable weight: ‘When my life is dictated by calories’

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    Eating disorders began attracting significant attention in the 1970s and ’80s in the West, but such mental health issues are only just gaining traction in China as the country undergoes rapid modernization. As Chinese society starts to focus more on personal well-being and higher standards of living, more women are speaking out about their struggle with obsessing over weight loss and a flawless body image.

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