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Dear Ash, 

In the looks department, I’m a 6.5 and I’m currently dating a 9.5. I’ve brought up the disparity in our looks with my girlfriend and she says I have absolutely nothing to worry about and that she likes me for who I am and not my appearance. 413 more words

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Fitness or fatness?

Is it healthier to be slim but not fit, or overweight but physically fit?

Does it even matter?

I spotted this question being debated – rather excitedly to be honest – online in a Facebook Group and I thought I would share it with you. 565 more words



I really, really want to eat some crap. Crap food. Cheetos, Pepsi, chips, dips, whips. I want a big nasty cheeseburger with toasted bun and dripping with sauce. 253 more words

Denial is Not a River in Egypt - Do you Acknowledge your Obesity?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more Americans than ever are overweight. However, according to some new Gallup data, far fewer of us actually… 358 more words

Study shows health benefits of following the Australian Dietary Guidelines

For the first time researchers have shown that meeting current Australian Dietary Guidelines is linked to 30 per cent lower risk of obesity in both men and women and 40 per cent lower risk of hypertension in men. 354 more words

Diet And Health

How CSPI Undermines Science, Nutrition, And U.S. Dietary Guidelines

The U.S. Dietary Guidelines were born of good intentions. They were created to make Americans healthier.

The guidelines, however, were not inscribed on stone tablets and handed to mankind.  61 more words


Are Low-Calorie Sweeteners Making You Fat?

There is a global obesity epidemic. More than one BILLION adults are projected to be obese by 2025. Obesity is a major risk factor for the development of medical conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, as well as numerous types of cancers. 381 more words