Skinny models feed unhealthy obsessions

 

European researchers analysed the responses of 100 women to combinations of aspirational and non-aspirational images of plus-size models, skinnier models and ordinary women of either size range.

They found when women who had a preference for thinner bodies saw images of plus-size models they were significantly less keen on thinner bodies after seeing the image.

“Although we don’t yet know whether brief exposure to pictures of larger women will change women’s

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