Anorexia Nervosa Is A Serious Eating Disorder Essay

1556 Words Dec 9th, 2014 7 Pages
Malea Tress
ENG 101 College Writing
Dr. Brett Devido
03 December 2014
In the world today, celebrities and models are often looked up too by people of this generation. The way they act, look, and how the media portrays them influences so many people. It’s making people believe the only way you are going to be pretty is if you are thin. This causes many serious problems and disorders. Many people get this image in their head of what they are “suppose” to look like which causes them to live and eat differently. Anorexia nervosa is very serious eating disorder that is usually caused by this. Within this disorder there are two different types; binge eating and selfstarvation. When someone is healthy and is eating correctly they are happy. They are happy with themselves and with their bodies. Someone who eats regularly will eat when they are hungry and stop when they are full or had enough. They are getting the nutrients their body needs and they are maintaining a healthy lifestyle. These type of people are able to pick out foods that they enjoy to eat and eat them until they are satisfied without worrying. It is okay to eat very healthy, actually it’s better for you. But there comes a point in some peoples lives where they can take this “healthy” eating too far. According to Merriam-Webster anorexia is “a serious physical and emotional illness in which an abnormal fear of being fat leads to very poor eating habits and dangerous weight loss”. (1) These type…

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