The Number One Wish Of Teen Girls: To Be Thinner
In a disturbing survey we find out how much emphasis is put on how we feel about our looks. The poll found out that the number one wish for girls between 11 and 17 years old was to be thinner.
The shocking part is the age that girls start to worry about their figure!
• 80% of ten-year-old girls say they have been on a diet
• 81% are afraid of getting fat.
• 53% of 13-year-old girls are unhappy with their bodies
• 78% of 17-year-old girls are unhappy with their bodies
• Three out of four teenage girls feel depressed, guilty and shameful after spending three minutes looking through a fashion magazine.
• 20 years ago, the average fashion model weighed only eight percent less than the average woman, today that number is 23 percent less.
• 43% of first to third grade girls want to be thinner.