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Skills for Healthy Living: Analyzing Media Influences

Grade Levels: 9—12
Total running time: 27 minutes

 Price: DVD- $59.95

Experts blame a variety of factors on the growing obesity epidemic, including excessive snacking and advertising. In this video, viewers examine how various forms of the media affect the way we feel about ourselves and influence the health choices we make. Teens examine media images and realize that the pictures of perfection they see are touched up and manipulated in order to make them feel inadequate unless they buy the product advertised.

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