Eating Disorders : Anorexia Nervosa And Binge Disorders Essay

858 Words Nov 9th, 2016 4 Pages
Thousand of americans in the 20th century suffer from body image and eating disorders. Our world today is about bigger, better, having more money and even being the most beautiful. We live in a society were social media and Celebrities are what some teens strive to be like and even look like. Most individuals with eating disorders are women. They believe that they have to be more beautiful and skinner than what they already are. They get this distorted image in their mind of what they should look like and how much they should weigh. There are three types of eating disorders. Anorexia, Bulimia and binge disorders. People with Anorexia Nervosa have a misleading image of what their body looks like, they tend to starve themselves or exercise to an extreme amount to get their desired goal of weight. Individuals with Bulimia Nervosa purge their bodies with calories and then get rid of it through throwing up or taking many laxatives. In this case girls may eat a large abnormal meal and right after go and make themselves throw up the food to feel better about not gaining the calories or carbohydrates that they just consumed. The third eating disorder is Binge eating Disorder, individuals tend to develop an unhealthy out-of control eating habit. People with binge eating disorders don 't purge themselves or starve themselves like bulimia and anorexia, but they continue to eat excessively. These disorders are so bad that it is affecting teenage girls at a young age starting in…

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