More than 90 percent of girls ages 15–17 want to change at least one thing about their appearance, with body weight ranking the highest.
Typically, Americans refer to this time of year as fall whereas the British refer to it as autumn. Prior to the 16th century, it was commonly referred to as “harvest.”
A girl is likely to care more about appearance if she spends a lot of time watching reality television.
Halloween derived from a Celtic tradition. They
believed ghosts roamed on Halloween, so they dressed up in disguises in order to avoid the spirits.
Seventy percent of women and 40 percent of men admit feeling pressure to change their appearance from television and magazines.
We tend to associate weight gain during the colder months with eating bad foods more often, when in reality, a lack of vitiman D from the sun causes food to be broken down slower.
Thirty-four percent of males and 49 percent of
females admit to dieting at some point to change the way they look physically.
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