What Is The Media Influence On Body Image

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The media has a significant influence on our point of view, especially on teenagers who are still forming their values. Can you see the real you in the mirror? Body image is based on the definition of beauty. However, it used to be twisted by media. In the past, we were told to lose weight to fit in whether it is healthy or not. When you turned on TVs or opened magazines, all you could see was skinny girls wearing skinny jeans. Thus, you stopped eating donuts and went on a diet only because you felt ashamed which is entirely unnecessary. Pursuing unrealistic thinness was exactly why eating disorders increased. Nonetheless, something has changed. We have replaced “skinny” with “fitness” and take health more serious. In fact, there is a standard
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