Women’s body image through advertising

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body_imageThis info graphic focuses on the body images, shapes, and sizes that advertising and models portray to the public eye. It is unfortunate that most people know these body types are unhealthy and unrealistic, yet people still try to get to these sizes no matter the health risks.

 

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Look at the different “expectations” of what the woman’s body type should be in different parts of the world. Like anything else what is considered beautiful in one part of the world is different from another.

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The western culture has an eating disorder epidemic and this graphic shows the amount of money spent and percent of women who try different dieting tactics.

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Teen self esteem is extremely low, especially for young girls. Talking with parents is something teens wish would happen more often, boys want muscle, and girls want to be skinny

 

 

 

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