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13:11 Chapter 8 BMI  normal weight, underweight, or obese  False positive  being labeled overweight when at normal weight BMI Body Mass Indes Weight (kg)/height (m)2 Underweight < 18.5 Normal weight 18.5-24.9 Overweight 25-29.9 Obese > or equal to 30 Want to calculate yours? www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi / limits? Muscle weighs more than fat  Someone who has thin bones/little muscle/ fat Dietary issues
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Eating Disorders by the numbers… Anorexia Men  .3 Women  .9 Adults .6 Bulimia Men  .5 Women  1.5 Adults  1 Binge-eating disorder Men Women Adults Video notes: Cambridge education Body image for boys 15% of men were dissatisfied w. body image  more muscle tone,  affect on male images is neg. due to media  14-15 boys begin to be dissatisfied w. body image  men’s health magazines has increased over time
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need to exercise  advertised/ public media  physical fitness is crucial for self-esteem 1 million young individuals have taken supplements   sport supplements are not FDA approved sport supplements  can have dangerous results  hart attacks, seizures, strokes, kidney failure  can occur from taking supplements  eating disorders  anorexia  16yr. old boy suffering from anorexia  teasing( called chubby) nutrients  carbs, fat, proteins, minerals lack  Eating Disorders [Some] origins Culture “the thin ideal” Families Life changes/ stressful events  coping Personality Biology Interventions to date target: girls & women… 
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What can be gained that this is happening among boys/ men as well? Culture puts an ideal image on thinness  Acceptance   current theme from society  Have to look “acceptable”  Not just about being thin  its getting certain muscle in certain places but not other  places  Point is  3-8-12 Chapter 8 continued Eating Disorders [Some] origins Culture “the thin ideal”  value on thinness   Media portrays how an ideal figure should look like When food is not scarce individuals tend to be thinner When food is scarce individuals then to be bigger/larger Size= wealth  (availability to resources  gym, healthier foods) Families Can exert pressure Support they provide can be pos. or neg.  Praise  “did you lose weight, you look good”  can be pos.
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social learning  if you have a family member w. an eating disorder increases your risk  for developing an eating disorder parents who emphasizing looks, body image, size, shape , parents who diet, say things 
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course 830 377 taught by Professor Musumeci-szabo during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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