How Body Images Affect Women 's Healthy Practices By Consuming Tobacco On Their Daily Basis

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The purpose of this paper is to link how body images affect women’s healthy practices by consuming tobacco on their daily basis. As a young person I consider myself part of this population, I’ve been involved on this idea of smoking when I’m feeling hungry but I don’t want to eat to “lose weight” but, I came to realize that I don’t really know if It’s true or not. I 've come to notice that it is only a condition that I have developed over the years from my teens I 'm not sure where it originated, I chose this subject precisely because of this factor and I found the idea that we are every day getting images about a stereotype that is actually a fantasy but not the fact of the damage it does to my body. Health Inequality Waldron (2000) suggests that the gender differences in health behaviour have been influences by the interacting effects of fundamental aspects of traditional gender roles and the contemporary context. There are some direct messages associating body weight in media with people often seen as role model, especially by women trying to demonstrate what is to be popular and successful in life and to reach that image you have to be wealthy and thin. Nowadays the social differences between women and men has change, leading men with fewer responsibilities, allow them to engage consciousness about the importance of well-being and to take care of their body and minds implementing healthy practices. Men seem to adopt female attributes by the “modern social change”

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