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The worship of the supermodel has become a cult and the parent of even the scrawniest 6-year-old girl will know that she is quite likely to come home from school announcing that she is starting a diet Such food denial is clearly an abnormal process and one that is in conflict with the eating-oriented habits of families and societies It is hardly surprising that eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia cause such distress to friends and relatives It also means that those who promote the medical desirability of weight loss have to be aware of the potentially adverse effects of what they do While we have to examine critically the risks of obesity we should look equally critically at the risks associated with its management-- food denial In recommending weight there is a possibility that we may sometimes do more harm than good Obese people are often victims of jokes stereotyping negative nicknames physical violence and other forms of discrimination because of their physical appearance This happens in educational as well as in professional settings where obese persons are often denied promotions or insurance coverage and even friends because of their physical condition Society discriminates against fat people leaving them poorer educationally socially and financially The way that some kids grow up can have a lot to do with social problem Some parents will except nothing but the perfect child and those are other parents that dont teach their children to accept people that are larger taller and different colored they are Therefore we are left with discrimination and prejudice Obesity is a social problem in a Harvard Study which included women of all weights found that the overweight women- in the study they average 5 feet 3 inches and 200 pounds had house hold incomes that averaged 6710 below those of the thinner women They were 10 more likely to live in poverty The Office F Word Women dont
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