Eating Disorders Are Destroying The Lives Of People All Over The World

1402 Words May 23rd, 2016 6 Pages
Whether it’s anorexia, bulimia or binge eating, eating disorders are destroying the lives of people all over the world. To solve this issue, we as family members and friends of people with eating disorders need to find the root of the problem. The most common reason for an eating disorder is a lack of self love. This lack of confidence comes from a large amount of social media intake, which if decreased, would make a happier more confident humanity. If people suffering from eating disorders were to love themselves for who they are, it would be much easier to kick the habit of starving themselves to look “thinner.” One other way to replace this disorder is to put a workout or healthy diet into place. This means having a healthy body and lifestyle, not just being “skinny.” Finally if we as humans were to come together to show that being “thin” or “skinny” is not the ideal look, that people of all shapes and sizes are beautiful, then eating disorders would become obsolete.
Solving the issue comes after we understand the disorders themselves. According to NEDA, the National Eating Disorder Association, an eating disorder is defined as a series of psychological and emotional issues that create abnormal eating habits. The first and one of the most common types of eating disorder is anorexia nervosa. This form of mental illness is characterized by self-starvation and extreme weight loss because of this excessive weight loss, it can be very easy to notice when someone has…

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