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A year ago

I put on facebook that I was not happy with my size, I had managed to put on two stone and looked (in my eyes) like a hippo. 155 more words


A brief look at the relationship between energy usage and obesity

Using the CDC, we can see the obesity rate for each state in 2014.

Using the U.S. Energy Information Administration we can see how much energy each state used for 2013. 1,428 more words

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Some insights on fitness and health trackers- Helping? Hurting???

“An especially useful starting point for an aspiring healthcare company would be to think about ways to deliver a “positive good.”  Most contemporary medicine is generally regarded, economically, as a negative good – something we use or engage in because we have to, not because we especially want to.  2,465 more words


How much cheaper would an airplane ticket be if we weren't overweight?

In America,

  • More than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese.
  • More than 1 in 3 adults are considered to be obese.
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What the The New York Times misses about The Biggest Loser weight regain

The New York Times published the following article:

After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight

For anyone obese, reading this led one either to Ben and Jerry’s or the bar. 2,785 more words

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