Anorexic Nicola Davis pictured in 2014 when her weight was at it’s lowest. See SWNS story SWTHIN: A teenager who beat anorexia is set to publish a cook book containing the recipes that helped her recover. Nicola Davis, 18, began starving herself two years ago, living on minus calories a day, causing her weight to plummet to just six stone. But in spite of her illness she would frequently create tasty treats for her family, including pies, cakes, smoothies and risottos – which she wouldn’t touch. Her jealousy soon got the better of her and unable to watch her family try her recipes without her, she quickly found herself eating properly again.