average age of girls starting to diet was 14
National eating disorder association reports 10 million american women have eating disorders
average age of girls starting to diet fell to 8
of all women
say they are
3-6 year old girls start to worry about being fat
insecurity was the number
one struggle of women surveyed.
americans spend $40-$50 billion dollars a year on dieting and diet related products
80% of women surveyed said they felt worse about themselves after seeing a beauty ad
girls are afraid of being fat.
the average american is
exposed to over 500 ads per day.
7 in 10 girls believe they are not good enough or don't measure up in some way, including their looks, performance in school, and relationships with friends and family members.
OF GIRLS USE UNHEALTHY WEIGHT CONTROL BEHAVIORS
of girls under the age of 17 are UNHAPPY with their bodies.
Ten years ago, plus-size models averaged between size 12-18. The majority of plus-size models today are between size 6-10.
of women want to change at least one aspect of their physical appearance.