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'Fat shamers' by and large don't look as if they've been hewn from marble claims shock report.

A recent study of men who criticise women, either online or in the street, for being overweight, has found that they are predominately out-of-shape dullards with no girlfriends and with very little prospect of ever getting one at any point in the future. 165 more words



Abigail Saguy, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles, who has studied attitudes toward appearance in the United States and France, said that obesity is seen in France as a sign of being out of control.

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The Political Implications of Epigenetics: Emerging Narratives and Ideologies

Robison, Shea K. “The political implications of epigenetics Emerging narratives and ideologies.” Politics & Life Sciences 35, no. 2 (2016): 30-53.

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Diet Soda Made Me Fat...I'm Suing!

There are people who are suing soda makers because they say that their ‘diet’ sodas made them obese.  The soft drink lovers are suing Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper Snapple and PepsiCo because they claim that the aspertame in their diet beverages made them gain instead of lose weight. 71 more words


Missouri Ranks 10th Heaviest State

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – According to the latest data from the CDC, every state in the nation has an obesity rate above 20 percent. How do Missouri and Illinois stack up? 81 more words


If You Can Pursue What You Love, You Can Be Happy The Other Five Days of The Week

That’s right.  Americans are rejoicing, drinking copious amounts of alcohol while watching endless amounts of sports on tv – in bars or at home.  This is just the society I’ve grown up in and have seen so much of.   188 more words

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