Tag Archives: Obesity

Trying to lose weight made me sick, miserable and fed up with the diet industry. So I stopped

Trying to lose weight made me sick, miserable and fed up with the diet industry. So I stopped I love this comment at the end of the article: “I’m tired. I’m tired of all this utter bollocks. The diet industry, … Continue reading

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When doctors fail to see past weight, other problems lurk

When doctors fail to see past weight, other problems lurk “Part of the problem, both patients and doctors say, is a reluctance to look beyond a fat person’s weight. Patty Nece, 58, went to an orthopedist because her hip was aching. … Continue reading

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Being Fat And Fit Won’t Save You From Diabetes: Study

Being Fat And Fit Won’t Save You From Diabetes: Study “Being physically active is not enough if you want to avoid type 2 diabetes. The odds of developing type 2 diabetes were even greater among people who were overweight or obese, … Continue reading

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Doctors need to be taught how to discuss their patients’ excess weight

Doctors need to be taught how to discuss their patients’ excess weight In my experience doctors aren’t the least bit shy to talk about their patient’s weight. Even if they haven’t actually weighed me, and so don’t have the slightest idea … Continue reading

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Why do people put on differing amounts of weight?

Why do people put on differing amounts of weight? “Foods that make some of us put on weight can have little effect on others, according to research being carried out in Israel. It might be time to rethink the way … Continue reading

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Value of BMI as health measure queried

Value of BMI as health measure queried At last this research is being recognised!! However notice how reluctant people to stop using BMI despite all the research showing how useless it is as an indicator of good or bad health. … 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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