Teen girls are preoccupied by some degree of disordered eating,
spending between 20% and 90% of their waking time
thinking about food, weight and hunger
The annual revenue of the global weight-loss industry
– expected to be $206.4 billion by 2019
Percentage of women aged 15 to 64 who withdraw from life-engaging activities,
like giving an opinion, going to school or going to the doctor,
because they feel badly about the way they look
Preoccupation with weight is an epidemic.
…Imagine if we added up all the hours, resources and unique potential of every person preoccupied with weight and put it toward something productive.