weight issues

7 Ways To Stop “Fat Talk”

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According to an article in the New York Times’ “Well” Blog, a study found that a staggering 93 percent of college women engage in something called “fat talk.” Think, one woman says: “I can’t believe I just ate that whole bag of Oreos. I’m so fat!” Think,...

What’s that you say? Doctors now suggest Overweight is the New Healthy

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I swear, in the past few years, the health and fitness industry has morphed into a soul-crushing machine that pokes and prods at the self-image of women — using scientists, doctors, and the arbitrary Body Mass Index (BMI) as justification for disseminating harmful messages, images,...

Healthy is the New Skinny

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“Healthy is the new skinny.” When that inspirational quote popped up on my Pinterest feed last week, I rolled my eyes so hard they’re only just back to normal. No, I am not anti-health. But that new, oft-repeated sentiment (,which, by the way, has also...