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Body Acceptance Movement Inspired by an Insult

Body Acceptance Movement Inspired by an Insult After being told by her first husband that she was not pretty enough, Jennifer Tress decided to start a movement to help men and women improve their self-esteem. She started a website called YoureNotPrettyEnough.com that functions as a forum where people can access educational resources and share their…

Body Acceptance Movement Inspired by an Insult After being told by her first husband that she was not pretty enough, Jennifer Tress decided to start a movement to help men and women improve their self-esteem. She started a website called YoureNotPrettyEnough.com that functions as a forum where people can access educational resources and share their…

Discovery of Obesity-Related Mechanism

Discovery of Obesity-Related Mechanism A joint research team discovered that certain antibodies in the blood of morbidly obese patients has an effect on the body’s natural mechanisms that determine hunger and satiation. The stomach releases the hormone ghrelin to signal the brain that it is hungry. The antibodies, or immunoglobulins, present in obese people’s blood…

Discovery of Obesity-Related Mechanism A joint research team discovered that certain antibodies in the blood of morbidly obese patients has an effect on the body’s natural mechanisms that determine hunger and satiation. The stomach releases the hormone ghrelin to signal the brain that it is hungry. The antibodies, or immunoglobulins, present in obese people’s blood…

Weight Loss at Any Cost: Alleged Cheating on “The Biggest Loser”

BingeBehavior.com, an organization that combats weight stigma, discusses what they call a ‘cheating scandal’ on the TV show The Biggest Loser (TBL), brings to light what they refer to as, “the show’s hypocritical notion that weight loss is synonymous with health.” The article argues that TBL touts itself as a health-oriented program, while, according the…

BingeBehavior.com, an organization that combats weight stigma, discusses what they call a ‘cheating scandal’ on the TV show The Biggest Loser (TBL), brings to light what they refer to as, “the show’s hypocritical notion that weight loss is synonymous with health.” The article argues that TBL touts itself as a health-oriented program, while, according the…