Body mass index during childhood linked with risk of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa in later life

Danish study of more than 66,000 girls finds low body mass index in girls as young as 7sevenyears may be a risk factor for developing anorexia nervosa as adults, while high childhood BMI may be a risk factor for bulimia nervosa.

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