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Dietitian: Eating disorders aren’t just ‘thin white woman’s disease’

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 09, 2022 4:00 AM CT

“It’s challenging, especially for young Black teens in Memphis, to understand they can also have eating disorders,” Whitney Trotter said.

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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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