Study: TikTok Pushes Unhealthy Diet Culture

Nearly 67 percent of America’s teens use TikTok

  • A new study found that TikTok helps to push an unhealthy diet culture among teens and young adults which could lead to eating disorders and body dissatisfaction.
  • Professional voices are not prominently featured on the platform, according to the researchers, and most of the posts pushing toxic eating habits were created by young, white females.
  • In 2022, approximately 67 percent of America’s teens use TikTok.