Weekly food blog by Alexandra Pittman
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02/24/12 15:09 PM“I was talking to your mom earlier, and we both agreed you look good. You’ve lost weight. But I’m a father, I worry about these things…you’re not doing anything drastic are you? You’re still eating right, right?” I couldn’t help but laugh at my father’s questions two weeks ago, known as I am for my love of food and my somewhat-obsession with all things chocolate. But in retrospect, I realize what a major fear this holds for both of my parents, as well as parents across the nation. Eating disorders are a national pandemic, and worse still, they’re so hard to pinpoint. People assume that anorexia and bulimia can easily be discovered, as they compare symptoms and signs with the predispositions television and movies...