Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 7th, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Sex Roles, "Media messages directed toward men increasingly promote the hypermuscular male body, an ideal impossible for most men to achieve. In this study we investigated the association between media consumption and bodily concerns in a sample of 89 college men. Reading male-directed magazines was associated with concerns about muscularity and general fitness, beauty product use, and dietary supplement use to build muscle."
"Low self-esteem was linked to weight concerns," reported Ida...
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