18 hrs ago
Nudists a" Real people with real bodies
The notion of the perfect body is a myth foisted on society by the media through the use of idealistic images of beauty and attractiveness.
23 hrs ago
The Motley Fool
Why Chip Wilson Resigning From Lululemon Board is Great News for Yoga Lovers
The press has had a field day with Wilson's numerous missteps, fumbled words, and poor judgment this year.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
German Ad Agency Crafts Mannequins After the Disabled [Video]
This touching campaign led a group of physically disabled people to see themselves differently, with the hope that others will too.
Eating Disorders Online
Facebook, eating disorders, and young women
Adolescent girls who spend lots of time on Facebook may be more prone to body image issues than young women who limit their time on the social media site, a new study reveals.
US News & World Report
The Unseen Lives of Anorexic Men
Nathan was a graduate student when he met his girlfriend in 2006. She was concerned about her weight and tracked every meal in a food diary.
Body image problems don't just afflict women
Pursuing the perfect six-pack abs as portrayed in the media is an unrealistic dream for many and may actually lead to harmful habits, such as steroid use, among adolescents and young men.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Battle Creek Enquirer
Bill Schroer: It's a shame we are still dealing with body shame
Last Sunday's Enquirer featured a story of a young woman struggling with anorexia, an eating disorder not uncommon among teen girls and women.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Ellie Goulding Reveals Body Image And Anxiety Issues
'Live Show' Episode 516B -- Pictured: Ellie Goulding -- British songstress Ellie Goulding, 26, gets candid in Cosmo UK's January issue, in what the magazine says is one of their most revealing interviews to date.
Eating Disorders Online
Number of anorexic children has tripled
The National Health Service estimates that the number of UK pre-teen children treated for eating disorders has tripled in the last four years.
Strong Ethnic Identity Can Bolster Girls' Body Image
For young women, the media barrage of thin and beautiful can be disastrous. But a new study suggest a strong ethic identity helps Latina girls withstand such pressure of needing an model-like appearance although even this group can easily become dissatisfied with their body image.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Notes of a Disorderly Eater
Going to a girls' school, the issue of body image pretty much hits you from all sides, from the Victoria Beckham shots pinned to the noticeboard, to the clipping of the woman with the size ZZZ breasts, to the occasional classmate who would pop to the loo and come back coughing and reeking of vomit.
New York Post
The new pin-up: Why gentlemen prefer buff
Massiel Aris , Lita Lewis and Sohee Lee are taking over Instagram with their sculpted bodies and impressive feats of strength.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Startup helps women find healthier relationships with food, body image and self
Swanstrom committed to yoga teacher training in an effort to bring the practice into the healing process at Greenheart Wellness.
Mindy Kaling Is The Body Image Role Model Hollywood Desperately Needs
NOVEMBER 20: Mindy Kaling speaks onstage during the Girls Inc. Los Angeles Celebration Luncheon at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The 'Fitspiration' Fad and its Following
Sound familiar? If you have perused the Pinterest health boards, scrolled through any motivational Tumblr or even just watched an episode of "The Biggest Loser," undoubtedly you will have heard these slogans, and then some.
Does Facebook use affect body image in teen girls?
New Rochelle, NY, December 3, 2013-"Appearance exposure" on the Internet has been linked to body image disturbance among adolescent girls.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Young women concerned about equity and discrimination: survey
TONY EASTLEY: In the nation's largest survey of young people, released today by Mission Australia, it's no surprise the economy remains the biggest concern.
Ethnic identification helps Latina adolescents resist media barrage of body images
A strong sense of ethnic identity can help Latina girls feel positive about their body and appearance, a new study concludes, even as this group slips further into dissatisfaction with themselves when compared to a media-filled world of unrealistic images of thin white women.
Global Apparel Companies ...
Over the last few years consumers demand for fashion and branded apparel has seen a steady increase.
Dave brings anorexia to the fore in stand-up act
Dave Chawner, 24, who grew up in Barton under Needwood, created his one-man act 'Over It' about struggling with anorexia and body image issues as a teenager.