The Real Deal- Body Image and Social Media


Body image and social media is currently the most common issue amongst young females and males. 

With the increase of Instagram fitness models sharing their workout programs and nutrition advice, it has become even more difficult for, specifically young females, to be easily pressured into the latest social media trends, and society’s “body standards” 

Cristin* shared her story with D*Scribe, about her dieting journey as she fell into following the popular ‘Bikini Body’ Kayla Itsines program last year and faced some unpleasant consequences.


*: The subject wished to remain anonymous and D*Scribe respects her privacy

All statistics were provided by Eating Disorders Victoria


If you or someone you know needs help please visit Eating Disorders Victoria or seek a professional. 



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