Eating Disorders; Anorexia Nervosa and Obesity in America

1070 WordsNov 10, 20135 Pages
Eating Disorders; Anorexia Nervosa and Obesity in America In many other countries, living skinny enough to show bones means they live in poverty while having excessive weight shows individuals living in higher class society. In America, obese and anorexic are two body types that have been called diseases, in which they is very similar and different in many aspects. I do not approve of anorexia nervosa or obesity. I want my readers to understand the effects of these diseases and what they can cause. Obesity means living fat or overweight. Obesity is a cosmetic issue. It is also a chronic disease. Obesity leads to diabetes, cardiovascular, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and other chronic illnesses. Obesity is very difficult to…show more content…
Most are portrayed as the general society. It is very rare that you find someone like Monique Parker who has public struggles with her weight. There is very few role models for women or men that’s nowhere near perfect. The unfortunate part of all of that is that the average, everyday person is not perfect. There are numerous ways that you can control your weight and to gain weight. Losing weight can be extremely hard and draining. I am an overweight female and I watch all types of television shows such as Dr.Oz and The Biggest Loser. Both inspires me to try to lose weight. Dr.Oz tells and shows people how to lose weight. Some tips are; plan your meals ahead of time, use meditation to help you cope with chronic stress, which can lead to eating excessively, eat foods with healthy fats such as olives, salmon and walnuts. The biggest loser will inspire you to exercise and to try to keep in shape. Walking, going to the gym, and using the weight machines or treadmills can help a great deal. Ways to gain weight would be to increase your calorie intake by eating energy dense foods that contain a high number of calories and nutrients. Add dips and toppings to your food. You can also use extra sauce for foods such as alfredo and spaghetti. Drinking beverages with calories. The most important way to gain weight and to lose weight would be to change your attitude about eating. Obesity and anorexia nervosa have a lot of negative effects on people. The best
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