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Army Says Only 30% of Americans Could Join


“The U.S. Army now says that seven out of 10 young people between the ages of 17 and 24 are ineligible to become soldiers. 223 more words

Be Confident - Not Fat

I’ve just watched this Sky News short clip about a school in Surrey administering body confidence lessons (http://news.sky.com/story/1359994/schools-urged-to-give-body-confidence-lessons). Now, don’t get me wrong, I think this is great – confidence is key in life, it allows you to be who you are and say what you feel without feeling anxious of what people might say in return – I have only really just learned how to be confident in who I am and be proud of it and I’m happy.. 552 more words

Obesity: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Obesity: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment by John Mark Lewis

According to the reports by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2007-08, more than 68 percent of the total population of United States of America is suffering from obesity. 617 more words


I'm worth it

I am a 30 something female who has been obese most of my life.

In June of 2014, I began losing weight.  I have tried many different diets and such over the years, but this time I was serious and have stayed mostly serious. 377 more words

Bulletproof Coffee

Court Rules Coca-Cola Not Guilty of False and Misleading Advertising

ATLANTA, GA — A Federal District Court ruled this afternoon that Coca-Cola can continue to advertise its products are “Safer than Heroin,” as a new advertising campaign states, since a recent scientific study confirmed the claim.  278 more words

The "Sweet" Life

“Aunty Ema, you eat stuff I never even heard of before.”

My young relative leaned over and watched me mix flax seeds and chia seeds into my morning oatmeal, a bit perplexed by the tiny capsules. 1,999 more words


How I Got Fat So You Don't Have To

I was such a terribly fussy later when I was small. Anything that looked even remotely different to anything I knew or liked was eyed with great suspicion. 889 more words