Various celebrities explore the increasing and unrealistic pressure on young people to conform and achieve the perceived perfect body as portrayed by the media. The idea of the perfect body being unrealistic and unhealthy is discussed.

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5 March 2008

Organise a brainstorm with the students to discuss where their opinions about body image come from. Students could then complete a research activity, finding out what makes a healthy body. They should look at factors that influence both physical and emotional health. What is needed to be healthy?