Valeria Levitin, the world’s thinnest woman at just four stone due to extreme dieting, discourages girls from aspiring to her skeletal appearance.
Despite receiving fan mail from those seeking to emulate her, Levitin courageously campaigns against anorexia, refusing to provide guidance toward self-destruction.
At 5ft 8in, she weighs far below the healthy range, emphasizing the dangers of aspiring to such extremes. Levitin, who battled an eating disorder since adolescence, shares her journey to discourage others from a similar fate, highlighting the loneliness and repulsion it brought her.
Her struggles began in childhood, driven by her mother’s fear of obesity. Moving to Chicago at 16, Valeria intensified her dietary restrictions to fit in, eliminating sugar and carbs. Her story serves as a cautionary tale against the damaging impacts of extreme dieting and the importance of promoting healthier body images.