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document updated 8 years ago, on Dec 31, 2013
The media usually portrays the average body as being an unattainable ideal — strictly young, white, and skinny. Models presented in the media are almost always airbrushed, so that even the real-life models can't actually attain the perfection that's portrayed:

The supermodel Cindy Crawford once said, “I wish I looked like Cindy Crawford.”

The solution is to show what real-life human bodies actually look like.