1) Use your text to identify some of the emotional and psychological factors that influence poor eating styles in teens and young adults. Discuss these factors as they relate to overeating and obesity as well as under eating and anorexia.
2) Media and magazine images have tremendous influence on maturing teens and young adults. View the four videos below and choose one to discuss. Make suggestions for how to promote change on these issues and how to support young people in developing a positive self image. (Note: you may choose either gender in your discussion)
- Advertising http://www.upworthy.com/5-minutes-of-what-the-media-actually-does-to-women-8
- Self Image https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpaOjMXyJGk
- Photoshop http://www.upworthy.com/see-why-we-have-an-absolutely-ridiculous-standard-of-beauty-in-just-37-seconds
- Male Body Image https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTUs0uYLU7o
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