Persuasive Essay: To Eat Or Not To Eat

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Register to read the introduction… Your poor tummy needs to be filled. There is a part in your brain that is sending signals to your belly to say, “FEED ME!” You want to eat throughout the day because as time goes on, your body is digesting the food and its constantly moving through the body. There are also many other reasons that you eat or don’t eat. Some people have emotional ties to eating, which means they may to eat to feel better. They may eat because they are happy, sad, bored, for comfort, honestly, any emotion can trigger you to eat. Another reason some individuals may be affected when it comes to food is because of society. Society really plays a role in the way that an individual can feel about themselves. We look at actress and actors in movies, on tv, in magazines and that may play a role in how we perceive “we” should look. A young girl thinks she may need to be stick thin size 0 if she is ever going to be perceived as beautiful and that is simply not true – beauty has no size. The peer pressure to not eat may affect someone also. If no one at lunch is eating, one may question “should I not eat too” or “if I am not this size, I won’t be liked” which can …show more content…
I believe that you are product of your environment and your parents may not have the right information on what you should be eating and how to change their habits. Their lifestyle has affected you dramatically – unfortunately, they have given their bad habits to you and now it’s a vicious cycle. You need to learn the right habits of eating healthy, working out at a gym, joining a sports team, any kind of activity where you get your heart rate up, and hopefully your parents will follow in YOUR footsteps.

Robert- you asked “My girlfriend and I eat together all of the time, so we eat the same food and amounts of food, but she never gains weight like I do. Why is that?
The answer to your question is based on what is called metabolism. Metabolism is the amount of calories burned in a typical day and can vary from individual to individual. Many factors can affect why it can change in each person including what they eat, how much they exercise, genetics and even your age.

Nancy asked: My mom says that I became anorexic because I¿ve been reading too many Cosmo magazines and want to look like those girls. Maybe I did, but I really just don’t carve food. Why is
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First, of all, are you throwing up? Are you making yourself throw up because this could be a whole another issue. Now, if you are just getting a little nauseated due to eating it could be what you are eating. Are you eating healthy? Or junk? Are you cooking and preparing your food properly? There could also be issues like being lactose intolerant or being allergic to gluten. I would suggest talking to your doctor about doing an allergy test to see maybe if you have allergies to food. Any number of reasons could lead to why you are feeling the way you are – we just have to figure out if its psychological or

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