What is Body image? • How you see your body and the way you feel about it • People with eating disorders have a distorted body image
Anorexia • WHAT IS ANEROXIA? • A DISEASE IN WHICH A PERSON STARVES THEMSELVES
WARNING SIGNS OF ANEROXIA • INTENSE FEAR OF GAINING WEIGHT • SKIPS MEALS BY MAKING UP EXCUSES • WILL NOT EAT INFRONT OF OTHERS • WEARS BAGGY CLOTHING • DENIAL OF HUNGER • EXCESSIVE EXERCISING • HAIR GROWTH ON BODY AND FACE • HAIR LOSS ON HEAD • ABSENT OR IRREGULAR MENSTRUAL PERIOD • READS FOOD LABELS CONSTANTLY • MOODY/IRRITABLE/DEPRESS/LONELY/ANXIOUS
OLSEN TWINS NICOLE RICHIE "I spent my entire life being obsessed with dieting,“"Bingeing and then fasting or starving. Forbidding everything. That's how I used to be: up and down 5 pounds every single day, to the extremes. My metabolism was totally wrecked." “For many years, I was obsessed about what I was eating, how many calories it had, and how much exercise I'd have to do."
BULIMIA • WHAT IS BUILIMA • Frequent episodes of binge eating followed by one of the following • Vomiting • Using laxatives • Fasting • Over exercising • A person who binges and purges regularly • Someone with this eating disorder can be normal weight or even overweight
FREQUENT TRIPS TO THE BATHROOM THIS IS WHAT EVENTUALLY HAPPENS TO YOUR TEEH FROM PURGING A PERSON BINGE EATING THEN… THEY MIGHT PURGE, USE A LAXITIVE OR FAST
Warning signs of bulimia • Worried about body weight • Excessive food consumption • Frequent trips to the bathroom • Blood shot eyes • Sore throat • Dental problems (tooth enamel wears away) • Very upset with body size, shape and weight
Women are at a higher risk for eating disorders • That does not mean that men do not have them
CONSEQUENCES OF POOR NUTRITION • SHORT TERM CONSEQUENCES • HUNGER • AGGITATION • LACK OF FOCUS • MOODINESS • LONG TERM CONSEQUENCES • OBESITY • HEART DISEASE • DIABETES • OSTEOPOROSIS
HELP! – Resources for you or FRIEND • WWW.NATIONALEATINGDISORDERS.ORG • WWW.SOMETHING-FISHY.ORG • TALK TO: • PARENTS • TEACHERS • GUIDANCE COUNSELOR REMEMBER!