By Lydia Jade Turner This article was first published in ABCs The Drum. Last week The Sydney Morning Herald’s economic writer Jessica Irvine published a piece boasting about her weight loss success. She had lost 19 kilograms in less than a year. Irvine extolled the virtues of one simple equation: “calories in minus calories … Continued
Last week co-director Lydia Jade Turner was interviewed on Today Tonight about OK! Magazine’s weight loss trickery. Please note at BodyMatters we do not endorse dietitian Melanie McGrice’s view that new mothers should be back to their pre-baby shape within 6 months of giving birth.
Earlier this week, The Morning Show asked Lydia about the emergence of day spas for children in the UK and US. Manicures, pedicures, spray tans, waxing, facials and costly haircuts are all part of the package. Is this just a bit of fun or should parents be concerned? Appearing alongside Lydia is parenting expert Dr … Continued
Earlier this week, co-director Lydia was interviewed on The Morning Show about a new photoshop ratings system that reveals the degree to which a photo has been digitally manipulated. She was asked about its potential impact on body image. Felicity Harley, editor of Women’s Health Magazine, and marketing expert Tim Burrowes, also shared their views.
Recently, co-director Sarah McMahon appeared on The Morning Show, discussing the emergence of ‘sub-zero’ sizes for celebrities. Trigger warning: please note that this segment mentions specific weights which may be triggering to those experiencing eating disorders.
Co-director Lydia Jade Turner appeared on The Morning Show today, talking about a new beauty salon for girls 13 and under that has just opened in the UK. The girls show up in limousines, spend 300 pounds in 1 session, get spray tans and facials. Should we be concerned about this, or is it just a bit of fun? … Continued
Yesterday, The Morning Show interviewed co-director Sarah McMahon about Serena Williams’ decision to post a ‘racy’ photo of herself on Twitter, a week after a man was convicted for stalking her. Along with our good friend and social commentator Nina Funnell, as well as the head of the Australian Sex Party Fiona Patten, The Morning … Continued
Co-director Lydia Jade Turner appeared on The Morning Show for the second time this week, this time commenting on new research showing that being overweight may actually be beneficial to health. Is it okay to be ‘overweight,’ or is this just an excuse for some to indulge in unhealthy lifestyle habits? Find out here-
Recently, co-director Sarah McMahon was interviewed on The Morning Show about Victoria Secret Model airbrushing their models fatter, following criticism of the model’s underweight appearance. Is airbrushing a model fatter just as bad as airbrushing them thinner, or re-touching blemishes? Find out here-
Co-director Lydia Jade Turner appeared on The Morning Show today, alongside plastic surgeon Dr Joseph Ajaka, discussing a new virtual iPhone application that gives young women a boob job. Is it just a bit of harmless fun or should we be concerned about it? What are your thoughts on this app?