Advertising Is A Visual Or Audio Communication That Employs

1165 WordsFeb 21, 20175 Pages
Advertising is a visual or audio communication that employs a non-personal message to promote to sell a product or a service ideal. Advertising is transferred through mass media including: newspapers, magazines, television, radio etc. Advertising is a way of delivering messages to customers and prospective customers. The intent is to persuade consumers that a company’s services or merchandises are the best. Advertising wants you to believe that the appearances of the models are exactly what they look like, when in actuality the models are photoshopped and altered, with the focus on one part of their bodies. The United States is, by far, the largest advertising market in the world. In 2015, more than 180 billion U.S. dollars were spent in…show more content…
Wack and Marion E. Roberts stated in an editorial for The British Journal of Psychiatry in 2008, there are many serious consequences of being underweight, the main ones affecting to reproduction, bones and brain. On one hand, menstruation can become “irregular or absent” and fertility can decrease as well. On the other hand, poor nutrition can lead to osteoporosis, as it hinders bone development and makes bone turnover and repair more difficult. Finally, starving to reach or to maintain a zero size can damage the brain, as it interferes with homeostasis, causing “changes in drive, thoughts, feelings and behavior” and modifying “metabolic and physiological processes” (Climent). Binge eating is another disorder that models partake in after restricting themselves from eating. They tend to binge on foods until they cannot ingest anymore food and regurgitate it. It has been rumored that models indulge in taking drugs to maintain their zero sizes. In 2012, Russian model Kira Dikhtyar did an interview with Fox News stating what techniques models would use to starve themselves by using laxatives, Phentermine diet pills, and prescription drugs that suppress their appetites. She even noted that some of the agencies would encourage the models to do cocaine to speed up their metabolism. Naomi Campbell stated years ago that she had gotten addicted to illegal drugs. There are so many adverse effects that these models face when taking illegal drugs. The effects of

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