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KEY BODY POSITIVE MESSAGES FOR TEACHERS AND PARENTS
- There are benefits and drawbacks to consumerism.
- Advertising impacts body image, self esteem, and choices for all ages and genders.
- The diet and exercise industries stand to gain from rigid ideas of body perfection.
- Advertising uses our insecurities in order to convince us that we need a product.
- Advertising can reinforce harmful stereotypes eg. girls only or boys only toys.