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Do You Have A Fat Kid? Here’s What To Do.

I have five children. At birth, they weighed anywhere from 7.5 to almost 11 pounds. They all Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.21.18   |   SHARE
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Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some girls.

How Fat Shaming Leads To Eating Disorders

Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   07.10.18   |   SHARE
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I’m not free of symptoms and I probably never will be. But the Low FODMAP diet helped me in more ways than decreasing my pain.

FODMAPs: Healthy Foods Were Killing My Digestive System

I tried everything to make my symptoms go away. Eventually, after nearly ten years, I started finding articles about the low FODMAPs diet. Read...
Danielle Harrison    |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
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Fighting for fat rights isn’t just about fighting for access to clothing or the demand to be seen as beautiful. Image: Virgie Tovar.

Take The Cake: Medical Fatphobia Almost Killed My Friend

We forego doctor visits because we know with near-total certitude that we are going to be told to lose weight. That we don’t need care — we just need Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   06.9.16   |   SHARE
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I Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Exercise And I'm Okay With It

Tonight, I went to a class called Yoga with Anti-Gravity Wings. Tomorrow, I’m taking Read...
Amanda Lauren   |   05.20.15   |   SHARE
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The Painful Condition Of Vulvodynia: Are You At Risk?

When your vajayjay hurts, you know it's going to be a bad day. . . Read...
Kelli H. Clevenger    |   03.14.15   |   SHARE
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