1. Since I’m emphasizing the material on obesity and eating disorders for this chapter, read these three articles and comment/give an opinion on this situation.
And remember, obesity in America is one of many health problems, but would you endorse what occurred to this boy?
2. After reading through the updated disorder on Binge Eating, do you believe this is truly a disorder or a lifestyle choice? Think this one through carefully; there are many sides and debates going on in this country now referring to obesity being a disease.
3. Have you ever known anyone who had any eating disorders; if so, what did they experience, what did you observe, and was any treatment successful in helping the person? [No names, if anyone in the class has been through this, you can refer to ‘you’ as another person.