Advertising Effects Women's Image(Pro) N

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Advertising effects women’s image (Pro) Hello everyone. Did you know that young women between the ages of 18-34 y Burns have a 7% chance of being as skinny as a catwalk model and only a 1% chance of being as skinny as a supermodel? Advertising affects the women’s image by increasing eating disorders, changing the ideal body image of women over the years, and by creating unrealistic beauty standards. According to a study in pediatrics, about two-thirds of girls in the fifth through twelfth grades said that magazine images influence their vision of an ideal body; about half of those girls said it made them want to lose weight. Some researchers believe depicting thin models does not appear to have a long-term negative effect on adolescent girls but that it does affect girls who already have body image problem. Although, researchers that believe that it doesn’t affect most girls are contradicting themselves when they say it only affects those who already have body image problems because according to National Eating Disorders Association 75% of girls with an average body weight believe they are overweight, which is the majority. Also, 80% of 10 year olds believe they are fat when they are technically not classified as being overweight. T he majority of women are negatively affected by advertising. Advertising has been proven to increase eating disorders in women. The average woman model weighs up to 25% less than the typical woman. That is 15-20% below what is considered healthy. This is why the number of people with eating disorders is increasing; this unhealthy weight is becoming “the new normal”. Today 8 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, approximately 90% of them are young women, which is the age group proven to be influenced most by the advertisement of a woman’s body. The body image of women had changed significantly over the years. In the middle

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