The Causes And Effects Of Eating Disorders

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Eating Disorders Eating disorders among people all around the world isn’t as uncommon as people think. Although, it is more frequent to happen to a young adult than an older individual. According to Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), 95% of people who have eating disorders are between the ages of twelve and twenty-five. Eating disorders not only affect someone physically, but also mentally and socially. Three of the most common disorders in the world are, anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorders can also be one of the most deadly things to overcome. Eating disorders are deadly because when you are not getting the nutrients and vitamins that your body needs to function probably then you will become weak and ill causing your body to eventually shut down. Eating disorders are very common in a country that it should not be popular in because, we have everything we need here its not like we …show more content…
“Miss America beauty contestant’s average weight is thirteen to nineteen percent” which is a very unhealthy percentage rate that women these days should not feel like they need to be in that percentage tile to be beautiful (Faiad). Females should not think that they need to be thin or to have an eating disorder to be pretty or attractive it’s not healthy for the human body or healthy for the people around them that have to watch and be careful with what they say or how they act. “Females are becoming more and more thin causing the cultural standard of thinness to be less” this means that the more thin females are becoming the more that their percentage in weight tiles will continue to decrease making the scale for underweight people larger, making people who are at a good weight for their height could be read as underweight or overweight because society is

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