My friend is not eating properly and is working out all the time. It’s come to a point where the gym told her not to come back. All she had today was a muffin! She’s someone who doesn’t really take anything seriously and is always cracking jokes. So when I tell her she needs to eat more and she just makes a joke. I’m concerned for her health. What should I do? – Concerned Friend

Dear Concerned Friend, What you’re describing your friend not eating properly (or enough) and excessively exercising raises red flags. To me, it seems she’s dealing with an eating disorder. Whether it’s anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa, the cause of such disorders is less about food and more about the emotional instability that some people feel that leads them to use…

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