Adolescents compare their own image with those of models featured in magazines and that may lead to negative feeling about their body. Teen magazines also focus on the importance of attracting men and being concerned with one’s appearance. Studies has shown that people preadolescent and adolescent girls who are frequent readers of fashion magazines are 2 to 3 more likely to diet because of a magazine articles. Cultural background may mediate the ways in which adolescent girls interpret messages in teen magazine. White view teen magazines as a version of reality while African American girls use them as critiques of the ideals represented there.