eating disorders http://michiganradio.org en Genetics could determine how much pressure women feel to be thin http://michiganradio.org/post/genetics-could-determine-how-much-pressure-women-feel-be-thin <p></p><p>Every woman sees those skinny, photo-shopped models in magazines, and it probably makes us all little crazy. &nbsp;But some women internalize that pressure more than others - and your genes could be the reason.&nbsp;</p><p>A growing number of studies are linking eating disorders to genetics, but a new study from Michigan State University is the first to find that an early indicator&nbsp;of eating disorders - namely, how much of the "thin-ideal" a woman buys into - could also have a genetic component. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 22:11:00 +0000 Kate Wells 9398 at http://michiganradio.org