What body positivity means to today’s teens

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“She posts a lot about her body and her confidence, and she interacts with her fans a lot,” said Zerr, who lives in San Diego. “I try to follow, and encourage others to follow, accounts that promote self-love and self-acceptance.”

Today’s adolescent girls are bombarded with messages about their bodies just like previous generations. There is the familiar content, the diet advice, exercise plans and makeup tips, all of which encourage young women to shape-shift into what they are told is a more palatable version of themselves.

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What body positivity means to today’s teens | Health

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Some of Ellie Zerr’s go-to spots for a confidence boost are Instagram and TikTok.

Yes, there is plenty of content on theses social platforms that could make a 16-year-old like her feel worse, including manipulated images that make bodies slimmer and faces more symmetrical. But then there are accounts like Lizzo’s TikTok, which let her know that feeling OK about the body you’re in is not just possible but can also be pretty fun.

“She posts a lot about her body and her confidence, and she interacts with her fans a lot,” said Zerr, who lives in San Diego.

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Postbiotics, the new frontier in metabolic health solutions

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Join us on Thursday, September 23rd at 2PM EDT/11AM PDT

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Now more than ever, consumers are aware of the importance of their metabolic health on their overall health and well-being. Postbiotics are one of the most promising areas of innovation in microbiome modulators for metabolic health applications. ADM has actively worked on the selection, identification and production of new postbiotics for a number of years.

In this webinar we will present an overview of our microbiome offerings from pre, pro and postbiotics and how we can address a wide range of consumer needs.  We will focus on our science-backed award

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The Delta Variant Is Causing Concern Over Long COVID, Even For The Vaccinated : Shots

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Weeks after getting sick from COVID-19, Kathleen Hipps is still experiencing symptoms, even though she was fully vaccinated.

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Weeks after getting sick from COVID-19, Kathleen Hipps is still experiencing symptoms, even though she was fully vaccinated.

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Like millions of others, Kathleen Hipps thought she was safe from COVID-19 after she got two shots of the Moderna vaccine last spring. So she figured she just had a summer cold when she got the sniffles in July. But then she opened some Vick’s VapoRub.

“Anyone who’s ever smelled Vick’s VapoRub knows how

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5 Reasons Balanced Body Foods Might be the Perfect Meal Prep Match for You

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This article is a paid promotion by one of our advertisers. With these paid articles our goal is to share valuable information with our readers that we think you’ll find useful and interesting.

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If you keep meaning to start eating healthy and taking your health seriously, but always seem to let it fall to the wayside, don’t worry— you’re not alone. Luckily, there’s a fantastic local business right here in Buffalo that can help you accomplish just that. 

Meet Balanced Body Foods: A local meal prep company that seriously takes all of the hassle out

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