Hey all! Happy Friday:) I stumbled upon an interesting, as well as informative, list compiled by the Huffington Post entitled, “Facts About Women And Body Image” that I’m dying to share. I encourage you all to take a minute to read them over and then take some time to reflect on the facts.
Source: Marketdata Enterprises, 2007
Source: Centers for Disease Control, 2004
Source: Sungot-Borgen, J. Torstveit, M.K. (2004) Prevalence of ED in Elite Athletes is Higher than in the General Population. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 14(1), 25-32.
Source: Dove Real Beauty Campaign, 2004
Source: Collins, 1991.
Source: Mellin et al., 1991.
Source: Rader Programs
It’s a harsh reality we live in, but we can initiate change by creating a dialogue and speaking up against what we believe is wrong.