October 2012 archive

Fat Shaming Where You Might Not Expect It

If you’ve looked at any news outlet in the last couple of days you probably saw the video of Wisconsin news anchor Jennifer Livingston responding to a viewer who wrote to tell her that she was too fat and that she has a responsibility to be a role model for the viewing public, especially girls. …

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Should you take weight loss drugs?

I tried fen-phen in the 90s. I remember I was always thirsty. I really don’t remember much else except that there was no significant change in my weight. People usually want to believe that there will be a “magic pill.” Expectations like this are perhaps the primary reason why weight loss drugs should be considered …

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Weight loss: What “clicks” for YOU?

Each of us is unique in every way so it stands to reason when it comes to taking control of our weight and managing it for a lifetime, we’ll each need to discover the unique ways in which our bodies will respond. For those of us who find weight management a bit tougher, it can …

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