The Media and Eating Disorders
The influence of the media on the increase of eating disorders cannot be refuted. From an early age we were bombarded with images and messages that reinforce the idea to be happy and successful you must be thin. Today, you cannot read a magazine or newspaper, turn on the television, listen to the radio, or shop at the mall without being assaulted with the message that fat is bad. The
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their bodies were more likely to have children with body image disturbances when they become adults.
In conclusion, it is my opinion that eating disorders are caused at large by the media. I think this is because every time you turn around there is always a Cindy Crawford picture on the wall. People need to realize that not everyone looks like that. Your body is unique and is meant to be the way it is.