Obesity

5 Secrets the Diet Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

Posted by on March 11, 2013 at 5:52 pm

iStock 000015824348XSmall 300x199 5 Secrets the Diet Industry Doesnt Want You to KnowDiet soda, sugar free cookies, low fat deserts – sounds great for your diet, right?

Not true!

These ideas are false according to a recent Huffington Post article written by Mark Hyman, MD.

“They are food and diet industry propaganda that make and keep us fat and sick. Lies by the food industry combined with bad government policy based on food industry lobbying are the major cause of our obesity and diabetes epidemic.” Read more on 5 Secrets the Diet Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know…

3 Things Your Friends Say That Keeps You Overweight

Posted by on November 14, 2011 at 3:58 pm

iStock 000007879098XSmall 200x300 3 Things Your Friends Say That Keeps You OverweightWe depend on our friends to lift us up when we are feeling down. So when the conversation turns to fat talk its what your friends say (and don’t say) that can keep you overweight.

This is especially true among women. As soon as we get a group of ladies together, someone says “I look so fat lately” or “I really need to lose weight.”

Your girls got your back, right? It won’t be long before the whole group says stuff like this… Read more on 3 Things Your Friends Say That Keeps You Overweight…

Oprah Going Off The Air Helps Fight Obesity?

Posted by on May 18, 2011 at 10:53 am

OprahFarewell 300x225 Oprah Going Off The Air Helps Fight Obesity?In 6 days…the final episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show will air. For my mom and millions of other people, its truly devastating news.

Yesterday, I was talking to her on the phone and she said “I’m so upset…Oprah was part of my family.”

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Black Women Less Attractive Due to High BMI & Testosterone (WTF?)

Posted by on May 18, 2011 at 9:01 am

ShockedBlackWoman Black Women Less Attractive Due to High BMI & Testosterone (WTF?)You know, I thought I had seen and heard it all…

A controversial blogger for Psychology Today, Satoshi Kanazawa, basically thinks black women are not attractive because they are fat & have high levels of testosterone. Get this, he even backs it up with studies and “graphs.” Kanazawa’s article, A Look at the Hard Truths About Human Nature was yanked from the website but not before the folks over at BuzzFeed stole the screen shot of the article. His post mentioned other factors could be causing black women to come up short on the attractiveness scale like intelligence. Really?

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Fat People Are Getting Thrown Off The Bus?

Posted by on March 21, 2011 at 4:40 pm

FatLadyOnBusStop 195x300 Fat People Are Getting Thrown Off The Bus?“Sorry lady, you are over the weight limit for this route.” What if the bus driver said this to you? Now it seems that how much someone weighs effects the safety of the bus…

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