How crash diets affect the body – Ebonie’s story

The story of Ebonie who goes on a crash diet in order to lose weight for her holiday. During the course of her diet, a specialist monitors Ebonie’s weight loss and body fat. The effect of crash dieting on her body is described and explained by the specialist. Ebonie describes her own feelings during the course of the diet. The benefits of longer-term balanced diets, combined with exercise, for weight loss are explained. The clip includes discussion around body image and young people. There is a sequence explaining how alcohol consumption and diet can lead to weight gain.

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