Real Life Teens is an unbiased and realistic look from the perspective of teens, at the wide variety of issues teens face today featuring young teenagers telling their real stories, in their own words. The series discusses significant issues in adolescent society and cuts through many barriers with it's honest and relevant advice and information. Eating Disorders are a growing concern amongst teens. Appearance is important in today's world however too often teens put appearance above all else with devastating results. Eating disorders in a teen's life is a complex subject with physical, psychological and emotional roots. Viewers will learn the difference between anorexia and bulimia and why becoming obsessed with weight can reveal serious underlying issues. Students will learn some causes of eating disorders and the underlying desire for control. They'll see that both sexes can be affected and that getting help is the answer. Eating disorders are complex, self-destructive and dangerous. In this program teens discuss the problems and solutions of this important topic.