The health and diet food market has a long history of selling us misinformative and fear-mongering slogans to get us to buy their products. It tells us what foods are “detoxifying” versus “poisonous,” what is a “guilty pleasure,” and what is “innocent.” Of course, all foods vary in nutritional value,
Lately there has been talk about pole dancing becoming an Olympic sport. Supporters claim that it takes just as much muscle as figure skating and gymnastics, and it certainly takes more muscle than current events like curling. Do you believe it is right to support pole dancing in the Olympics?
Seventeen Magazine is famous for the “Body Peace” campaign they launched several years ago, which provides teen readers with words of encouragement, along with diet and exercise tips. I don’t have any problem with this, however it does seem to contradict the girls they choose as models. If they want