Anorexia is a serious, and sometimes deadly, eating disorder. It is said that 0. Anorexia is an eating disorder that causes the person to severely restrict what he or she eats or drinks. There are many and varied signs of anorexia in teens:. Symptoms of the disease include the physical consequences of not eating enough calories or nutrients.
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person intentionally limits the intake of food or beverage because of a strong drive for thinness and an intense fear of gaining weight. This can happen even if a person is already thin. The resulting weight loss and nutritional imbalance can lead to serious complications, including death. Obsessions and anxiety about food and weight may cause monotonous eating rituals, including reluctance to be seen eating by others.
It had all these pictures of celebrities on their winter holidays in St Barts in bikinis and their different body parts were picked out with red circles highlighting their muffin tops and their cellulite and I looked over at the next table and there was a girl eating a muffin. It was just incredibly vivid so I got out my notebook and started writing. Many women make a correlation between moral worth and weight and I really wanted to explore that. This is a healthy and positive way to be a girl. Her books are equally unflinching about life in the social media age.