I’m going to tell you something that the media doesn’t want you to know. The image of the perfect woman they promote as healthy? That’s not actually that healthy. I mean, we all want to look good and feel good, but the body image that the media shows today is truly horrible. Despite what it wants us to think, we don’t need our bones showing, or knees that are wider than our thighs. Of course, it’s important to exercise and eat healthy (fruits, vegetables, protein, etc.) to stay in shape, but we definitely do not need to take it to the anorexic level.
Just a few hundred years ago, and even in some countries today, being plump indicated the ability to afford good food, and therefore wealth; because of this, voluptuous women were considered beautiful. Continue reading “Twisted Media: The Skinny Truth”