The concept of beauty has been distorted. Mass media resources have had a heavy contribution on society's perception of what we need to look like. Who is to say what is beautiful and what is not? When did emaciated models become the preference over the common woman? For women, size four is considered "plus size" while men with a 32-inch waist are also deemed "extra large". What kind of example is this setting for young generations? Evolving the concept of beauty into a distorted mess for young kids is projecting a low image of self-worth. Teenagers, especially girls, are more prone to developing eating disorders than ever before. To improve on the psychological outlook for children, new approaches need to be taken by the media to boost self-esteem and give humankind back the respect they deserve for their bodies. Continuing on this path of degrading average people will only lead to a downward spiral effect of mental disorders and several body distortion problems.
The Body [R]evolution
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