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Take The Cake: Weight Gain Is Normal When You Become BoPo

Weight gain is — in my anecdotal experience — quite common once you stop attempting to control your weight. My story is not everyone’s story. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.22.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: 7 Regular Activities That Become Radical When You're Fat

I thought I’d make a list of regular things that become “radical” (in the culture’s eyes) when you’re doing them while also being fat. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.15.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: 8 Clues Your “Lifestyle” Is Actually A Diet (& Why It’s Gaslighting)

Why is it important to call a diet a diet? Because 1. The truth is actually important and 2. Misleading language only benefits the person peddling it. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.8.18   |   SHARE
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 I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on!  Wrong. It’s real.

Weight Watchers Offering Free Memberships To Teens (AKA Future Of Yo-Yo Dieting)

I actually thought this was a joke. I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on! Wrong. It’s real. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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Before you even think about weight-loss, or doing something like the keto diet, you need to figure out how to live in your current body.

The Keto Diet (And Other “Fads”) And 6 Reasons You Should Avoid Them

When it comes to the Keto diet and other fads, you might lose weight, even a lot of weight, but the chances it will come back are far greater than Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.18.18   |   SHARE
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I am happy. Not with my body, but with my life.

You Don’t Have To Love Your Body To Love Your Life

I am in a fat body that is not particularly comfortable to live in. I am also happy. You can love your life even if you don't love your body. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.14.17   |   SHARE
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There are no good or bad foods so let's stop moralizing food.

Moralizing Food (Or Money, Fitness, Time) Is Immoral

This is utter nonsense. There are no good or bad foods so let's stop moralizing food. Let's also stop moralizing money fitness and time! Read...
Carrie Saum    |   12.6.17   |   SHARE
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As a vegan, I do my best to live my life so that I cause the least amount of harm to animals.

10 Questions You've Always Wanted To Ask A Vegan

I am usually introduced to people as “the vegan.” I get it. Vegan is the new “it” word and now you are actually meeting one. Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   11.1.17   |   SHARE
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