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Honest Account of Obese Woman’s Journey of Self-Love

I spent my whole life not being noticed ó so when I finally was, I didn't know how to feel. As an obese woman, Iím used to being the butt of jokes. "Nice ass!" Iíll hear walking down the street in my…

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10 Most & Least Obese States in America

The 2013 Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index was released this week, unveiling the rates of obesity among adults within each of the 50 states for the recent year. According to their research, the natio…

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Toxic BPA Sales Skyrocket Despite Link to Cancer, Obesity, More

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a building block for polycarbonate plastic (think hard plastic water bottles) and epoxy resins (think the lining of soup cans and aluminum soda cans). When it is heated or exposed…

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Obesity is a Disease?

Yes, obesity is now classified as a disease by the American Medical Association (AMA). Do you agree with this? Obesity is killing three times as many people as malnutrition.† The "disease" claims m…

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Toxins Linked to Belly Fat and Obesity

Are plastics thwarting your best weight loss efforts? A new study from Harvard School of Public Health and published in the journal Environmental Health found that commonly-found toxins in plastics ar…

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