‘Riverdale’ star opens up about body image, eating disorder

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19:  Camila Mendes attends the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Camila Mendes attends the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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In a heartfelt Instagram post, "Riverdale" star Camila Mendes shared an inspirational quote and her personal struggles to overcome an eating disorder and body image issues Tuesday.

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She said positive thinking and support is important when recovering from an eating disorder.

"Our minds can get so contaminated with endless images of perfection, and even if you don't suffer from an eating disorder, it can't hurt to incorporate a little body positivity into your routine," Mendes said in the post. "Take care of yourself in every way that you can."

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