Children as Heirs to the Culture of Thin

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014

We’ve seen the campaigns: activists calling for the end of excessive Photoshopping; retailers and advertisers pledging to represent diverse body types; and organizations of every kind promoting confidence and positive body image.

So why does the culture of thin still reign?

Because its unrealistic standards and harmful ideals are being imprinted on the most vulnerable among us: our children.

Click here to read my article on eating disorders in children, “Today’s Lesson: Thinner Is Better” on, America’s largest consumer mental health site.