weight-loss-aneroxia-bulimia-support-websites.jpg A survey conducted by researchers of Stanford University, has revealed that the websites offering weight loss solutions, to those suffering from anorexia and bulimia (eating disorders) are doing more harm than good to patients. The conditions Anorexia and Bulimia are psychological conditions, where the person affected resorts to measures like excessive exercise, starvation and other weight loss measures to loose weight. The study findings are published in Pediatrics, the journal.

Study report
a. These support websites are are instilling unhealthy and unsafe behaviors, detrimental to patients health.
b. The study found that the people using these websites have witnessed prolonged sickness and ill health compared to those who never visit these websites
c. Currently, there are 200 such websites.