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1 BODY IMAGE MACKENZIE BLANK * SHAHADA BRAXTON * ALIE DAVIS * QUIANA WILMER

2 WHAT WELL EXPLAIN Diets versus eating disorders Health The difference between exercising for your own good and compulsive exercising Watching what you eat versus bulimia Looking good versus anorexia How the media portrays the human body

3 WHAT WELL EXPLAIN: THE DIFFERENCE

4 SUPPORTING VIEW HEALTHY DIETING Eating healthy is the way to go. According to Proper nutrition promotes the optimal growth and development of children Healthy eating helps prevent high cholesterol and high blood pressure and helps reduce risk of developing chronic diseases Healthy eating helps reduce ones risk for developing obesity, osteoporosis, iron deficiency, and dental caries

5 SUPPORTING VIEW HEALTHY DIETING Poor eating habits can come back to haunt you. According to A poor diet can lead to energy imbalance, and can increase ones risk for obesity A poor diet can increase ones risk for lung, esophageal, stomach, colorectal, and prostate canccers

6 OPPOSING VIEW EATING DISORDERS According to It is estimated that 8 million Americans have an eating disorder (7 million women, 1 million men) Nearly half of all Americans personally know someone with an eating disorder Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness 5-10% of anorexics die within 10 years of contracting the disease; % will be dead after 20 years, and only 30-40% ever fully recover 20% of people suffering from anorexia will prematurely die from complications related to their eating disorder I am forever engaged in a silent battle in my head over whether or not to lift the fork to my mouth, and when I talk myself into doing so, I taste only shame. I have an eating disorder. – Jenna Morrow

7 OPPOSING VIEW THINSPIRATION People with eating disorders live by thinspiration. The thinner is the winner. Dont eat. If you want to see food, look in the mirror at your thighs. Thin is always in. Those who say otherwise are usually fat, arent they? If it tastes good, its trying to kill you. Thin has a taste all its own. An imperfect body reflects an imperfect soul.

8 OPPOSING VIEW DIET PILLS Diet pills are never good. According to Anorectic drugs are marked as appetite suppressants They speed up the central nervous system They can cause high blood pressure, irregular heart rate, sleep problems, nervousness, seizures, and death People can become dependent on diet pills in the same way as caffeine and other stimulants

9 SUPPORTING VIEW EXERCISE Exercise is good for the body and mind. According to exercise: Increases your level of muscle strength Improves the functioning of your immune system Helps you to more effectively manage stress Reduces your anxiety level Helps you sleep easier and better

10 OPPOSING VIEW COMPULSIVE EXERCISE You should only exercise 2-4 days a week. According to people addicted to exercise: Work out alone Follow the same, rigid exercise pattern Exercise for more than 2 hours daily and repeatedly Exercise when sick or injured Exercise to point of pain

11 SUPPORTING VIEW WATCHING WHAT YOU EAT Everyone has a sweet tooth. According to Fats from junk food trigger the brain to want more food. Young women who eat a junk food diet are at a higher risk for developing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Daily candy and junk food intake in children has been linked to violence later in life

12 OPPOSING VIEW BULIMIA Some people take watching what you eat to a whole new level. According to The average age of onset for bulimia nervosa is 20 years old The mortality rate for bulimia is roughly 3.9% 81% of 10 year olds are afraid of being fat About half of those who have had anorexia develop bulimic patterns

13 SUPPORTING VIEW LOOKING GOOD Theres nothing wrong with wanting a killer body. According to 83% of people are of firm belief that personal appearance is important for success in professional life

14 OPPOSING VIEW ANOREXIA Skin and bones isnt attractive. According to Peer pressure in todays society is one of the main causes of the development of anorexia According to mirror.org,www.mirror- mirror.org Anorexia is the third most common chronic illnesses among adolescents 50% of girls between the ages of 13 and 15 believe they are overweight

15 CONCLUSION GOOD AND BAD

16 WORK CITED blogs/bulimia-statistics


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