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Ridiculous Quotes

From this New York Times article on changing the rules for school lunches. With respect to the article as a whole, I am very much for adding green veggies to school lunches in order to provide more balanced nutritional content.

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Why I’m Frustrated by Jennifer Hudson’s Weight Loss

Not because she went from a double-digit size to a single-digit size. She is the boss of her body. Not because she’s prouder of her weight loss than she is of her Oscar. Again, it’s her life, and she’s free

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Work Wellness Challenge

At work right now, we’re having a wellness challenge, where the overall challenge is made up of several dietary and exercise challenges. (It seems this wellness challenge lives almost entirely in the realm of physical wellness.) A lot of the

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The SHEER WILLPOWER Diet

This post discusses fat shaming, dieting, and disordered eating patterns. Recently at The Curvy Nerd, Alexa expressed her frustration with other Internet commenters who evangelize (and cast judgment) via the “sheer willpower” diet: And, for the record, the SHEER WILLPOWER

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No Blame

“I blame my parents.” I’ve been talking with a few people in real life about body image and struggles with weight. The above sentiment seems to be a common thread. While the specific connection varies, at least a few people

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My Diet & My Feminism

I recently found The Curvy Nerd and on it, a post titled Is dieting anti-feminist?. I suspect that my current incarnation with dieting is not what the author means when they talk about the term. Also, I think I will

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