Dogmaticism in the Inch Tape World


By Oohini Mukhopadhyay

The horde of getting in the typed category of “slim–trim”  , “size – 2, -3” ,  teenage girls and young adults have come to terms with some really unhealthy assess which is seriously disrupting the health ratio and causing extensive harm to the future generations. In India there is a fad about slim, fair and make up which is becoming centric to the girls of tender age groups in order to conform to the “norm” of the desire for social acceptability. However it is very much essential to realize the nuance of cutting down on unhealthy diet and cutting down on diet.

The strive for attaining that one body of that some very rare lean model leads on the girls to this substantially harmful and dangerous road. Usually the motivation is responsible hugely for this irresponsible behavior towards the body where girls just believe in the face value and completely ignore the depth of it. It is that urge to get into the oldest possible cloth that makes them completely haywire which in some cases even leads to starvation. Girls feel that it is best to starve and cut down on calories than to do some extra efforts, that of working out. This is the worst case scenario which roots several eating disorders.

Among these eating disorders, most psychologically affirmed cases are that of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia. Both these disorders are gripping a lot of teenagers who fall into the superficial world of thinness. The most appalling fact is that these are fatal disorders that mushroom on the psyche of the raw minds and make them completely unhinged. Where in Anorexia Nervosa, girls intensely fear gaining weight  and limit heavily on their regular diets, making the three daily meals to two of which one will only be sometimes a proper diet. This seriously maltreats the body and can cause bone thinness or osteoporosis, deficiency of oxygen in the blood  and multiple organ failure. While in Bulimia there is a tendency of binge eating and then out of serious guilt purging by self induced vomiting and sometimes through capsules and pills and artificial purging tools which affects the gag reflexes and the teeth majorly. In both cases people around warn the victim however it fails due to the sake of leaning.



                                       ANOREXIA NERVOSA                      

    Bulimia: tratamiento y consecuencias


Then there are so many corrupting organizations that promote the cut down of  prodigious bodies in just a month or two by heating the fat artificially through various processes like liposuction or wearing the goddamn belts around the fatty portions. Well, the short term fancy that they are promoting can cause dire consequences like cancer. It is very important to get out of this luring industry and perceive the gospel truth of making a healthy vision of reducing the extra calories. For the teenagers it is increasingly important to understand the metabolism of a human body and its needs. They need a serious conception correction that they are depriving the growing body of true nourishment of oil, carbohydrates and fat that are essentially required for the proper development of muscles, bones and healthy functioning of the organs. A proper diet plan with the consultation of a nutritionist can take these girls towards a brighter way of staying fit.

If really there is a requirement of losing weight , no other way than a good workout and sweating can justify it. Sweating is the best and most natural way of scissoring the inch tape, maybe through exercise, aerobics, dancing, cycling, brisk walking or yoga. Never ever intrude the daily nutrition. It is very much a necessity of fulfilling the thrice meal a day and also in between  healthy snacks notion. If there is actually something that needs a reduction, it is the consumption of unhealthy junk and trash that is served in the fancy junctions that cause impediments. It might sound clichéd but truly home cooked food in trustworthy oil can be much more healthy and tasty.


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