Inspiring before-and-after photos of people who beat eating disorders

This article is contributed by the Stomp Team.

Most people see weight loss as a way to attain an ideal, healthy body. For some however it is the exact opposite.

Distractify describes how 15 people overcame their eating disorders by gaining weight.

Many of them only decided to bulk up after life-changing events and near-death experiences.

Their transformations following their ordeals are nothing short of amazing.

Most of the people featured in the pictures had bodies resembling starved prisoners-of-war before.

After overcoming their disorders however many of them look good enough to appear enough to appear on fashion magazines.

Appearances aside they now also lead healthier and more active lifestyles.

Read about their inspirational stories on Distractify or take a look at their amazing transformations in the gallery below.

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