The Weather Channel:
Can the weather affect bulimia or anorexia nervosa?
The impact of the weather on body image and eating disorders is explored in this broadcast featuring Iréné Celcer. Past research suggests that warmer weather does appear to impact women’s body weight, bulimic behavior, and body image perceptions. Ms. Celcer stresses that multiple factors influence body image, and that weather can certainly be part of the overall picture.