Lincoln High School Statesman

Diets, distortion and death wishes

Diets, distortion and death wishes

Mara Fendrich, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Considering the media’s extreme photoshop and toxic encouragement of fad diets, it's nearly impossible for young women to avoid insecurity. According to the Park Nicollet Melrose Center, over 50 percent of adolescent girls take part in unhealthy weight control behaviors, such as skipping meals, pu...