Up to 24 million people in the US experience an eating disorder. Nearly 50% of Americans know someone with an eating disorder. 15% of young women in the United States show considerable disordered eating attitudes and behaviours. Reports show girls as young as five years of age have weight concerns, and think about going on a diet. (Source)
Why is that?
Many believe the fashion industry and media pile a huge amount of pressure on young women. I agree. How many glossy magazines do you see nowadays with Photoshopped images of models on the cover? I’ve given up counting.
It’s refreshing to have Dove tell the truth in this Dove Evolution commercial.
How does fashion affect you?