Use magazines you have on hand and cut out pictures and headlines to post on the outside edge of the bulletin board. Mission Impossible We used People and Cosmopolitan or you may find photos on the web, for example at Victoria’s Secret website: www.victoriassecret.com/ Hang sunglasses from string. Use what you have on hand or purchase colorful glasses at a dollar or discount store. (bi_content.pdf) (bi_banner.pdf) Have You Seen the Signs R-U Aware? These information sheets may be printed from the following websites. Print on colored paper to customize your bulletin board. Health Consequences of Eating Disorders: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/health-consequences-eating-disorders General Statistics www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/general-statistics Ten “Will-Powers” for Improving Body Image: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/10-will-powers-improving-body-image No Weigh! A Declaration of Independence from a Weight-Obsessed World: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/no-weigh General Information www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/general-information What is an Eating Disorder? Get the Facts: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/get-facts-eating-disorders Eating Disorder Resources at Lafene Health Center (bi_edresources.pdf) MISSION IMPOSSIBLE Female Body Image WHAT BODY IMAGE DO YOU MOST DESIRE? KATE MOSS OR CALISTA FLOCKHART LESLIE HORNBY (TWIGGY) KATE WINSLET DREW BARRYMORE MARILYN MONROE Kate Moss 5’7”, 107lbs.-BMI of 16.8 Calista Flockhart 5’6”, 102lbs.-BMI of 16.5 Twiggy 5’4”, 90lbs.— BMI of 15.5 Kate Winslet 5’8”, 130lbs.-BMI of 19.8 Drew Barrymore 5’4”, 120lbs.-BMI of 20.7 Marilyn Monroe 5’5½”, 132lbs. BMI of 21.7 **All of these women exist at “third world starvation BMI criteria” **All of these women have BMI’s at the lower end of the healthy range, yet all have been called overweight by society’s standards. APPROXIMATELY THREE-QUARTERS OF ALL MODELS ARE UNDERWEIGHT AND OR MEET THE WEIGHT REQUIREMENT FOR ANOREXIA NERVOSA. What do you think of a woman that is 5’4” and weights 140lbs.? **This is the weight of the average North American woman; the BMI is 24.2, which is within the healthy range. Eating Disorder Resources at Lafene Health Center Individualized Nutrition Counseling One-on-one nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian. Call 785-532-6544 for an appointment. Counseling Services Located on the 2nd floor of the English/Counseling Services Building, Counseling Services offers individual counseling as well as periodic support group activities. Call 785-532-6927 for additional information Medical Assessment Lafene physicians are available to assess and monitor physical effects of disordered eating. For an appointment, call 785-532-6544. Health Promotion Available to provide group presentations regarding body image and eating disorders. A selection of videos on body image and eating issues may be viewed individually, if desired. Call 785-532-6595 for additional information. Sensible Nutrition And body image Choices – S.N.A.C. Student peer educators focused on educating the University community about healthy eating strategies and body image. Available for free presentations to any campus or non-campus group. Call 532-6595 for additional information or check the website at www.k-state.edu/lafene/SNAC.