5 Celebrities who died of Eating Disorders


Celebrities suffer from eating disorders as they are under constant pressure to look their best. This can take a toll on their body – physically, mentally and emotionally. In the run to have the perfect figure many of the celebrities resort to unhealthy practices and do more harm than good to their bodies. A few of them suffer from some or the other kind of eating disorder which might cost them their life.

Celebrities Who Died of Eating Disorders


Karen Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983)

Who was she? – Karen Carpenter was an American drummer and singer. She formed the band ‘The Carpenter’ along with her brother.
How did she die? – Karen died of heart failure due to anorexia nervosa at the age of 32.


Ana Carolina Reston (June 4, 1984 – November 15, 2006)

Who was she? – Ana Carolina Reston was a Brazilian model.
How did she die? – Ana was suffering from bulimia and anorexia nervosa. She was hospitalized for kidney malfunction and finally died at the age of 22.


Christy Henrich (July 18, 1972 – July 26, 1994)

Who was she? – Christy Henrich was a world class American gymnast.
How did she die? – She died because of multiple organ failure caused by eating disorder. She was only 22 years old.


Luisel Ramos (April 12, 1984 – August 2, 2006)

Who was she? – Luisel Ramos was an Uruguayan model.
How did she die? – She died of heart failure owing to anorexia nervosa at 22.


Eliana Ramos (December 23, 1988 – February 13, 2007)

Who was she? – Eliana Ramos was an Uruguayan model
How did she die? – She passed away following a heart attack due to malnutrition when she was only 19.

Wrap Up

The sad demise of these celebrities due to eating disorders teach us a lesson about eating healthy food. Eating disorders can prove very fatal if not corrected in time. The healthier way to lose weight would be to have a proper diet and a regular work out.

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