Monthly Archives: November 2015

A Fat Lady’s Guide to Summer: Fatshion

This article really resonated with me as I went shopping last week to buy some new summer clothes. I’ve tried for years to find summer clothes that cover up my arms, which are muscular as opposed to fat, but I … Continue reading

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‘Healthy’ foods differ by individual

The article below is an excellent example of some research that is being done that challenges the current paradigm that obesity, diabetes etc are all the fault of the individual. ‘Healthy’ foods differ by individual “Ever wonder why that diet … Continue reading

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Healthy Redefined Part 2

Forget about Fat and Get Fit From the Beauty Redefined bog “In a world where health successes and failures are too often measured entirely by weight loss or weight gain, we have to seriously reconsider this idea. Fitness researchers prove … Continue reading

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Health Redefined Part 1

Measuring the “Obesity Crisis” Dorm the Beaty Redefined Blog http://www.beautyredefined.net/redefining-health-part-1-measuring-the-obesity-crisis/ “From unfortunate fat-shaming in Georgia’s “Strong4Life” campaign put on by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to kids being graded on their weight in public schools across the country via their BMI … Continue reading

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9 Facts That Disprove The Most Common Stereotypes About Fat People

This is an excellent article with facts as opposed to opinions http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/11/9-facts-stereotypes-fat-people/  November 11, 2014 by Julianne Ross “At the bottom of nearly every article celebrating body diversity, you will likely find some version of the following comments: “Aren’t you … Continue reading

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Research finds increasing steps cuts death rate by 46%

Research finds increasing steps cuts death rate by 46% I read this report today about research that showed that (surprise, surprise!!) doing more exercise, as measured by pedometers and fitbits, cuts the mortality rate. That is all good news. Then … Continue reading

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