Do you describe yourself a big boned, thick, or chunky? Sometimes, these satisfying adjectives are words we use to make ourselves comfortable with our weight.
I thought that this would be an appropriate post for all you late night and recurrent binge-eaters. The question is, “Does your pattern of late night and recurrent episodes of late night eating meet criteria for DSM-V Binge Eating? Many of us are chronic dieters. We go from Jenny Craig to Weight Watchers to the […]
Obesity and being overweight is a growing epidemic in the U.S. So much so, that campaigns from the White House like First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let Move” initiative down to reality shows such as NBC’s “The Biggest Loser”, are making efforts to help people shed the extra pounds in addition to educating people on the […]
There may be evidence that fat people are happier than most people. According to Yahoo! News, new research suggests that an obesity gene may “shield” people from getting depressed. As reported by Yahoo! News: People who had a version of a gene called the FTO gene were 8 percent less likely to have depression, researchers […]
“The Sad Truth About African-American Deaths” offers a tribute to famous African-Americans who have died from life-threatening diseases. I thought I’d share this video because far too many of us are “gone too soon.” White Americans live an average 5 years longer than Black Americans. The 10 Leading Causes of Death are: 1. Heart disease […]
We now know how celebrated rapper Heavy D died. From the HuffPost: The self-proclaimed “overweight lover” of hip hop, who became one of rap’s top hit makers with a combination of humor and positivity, collapsed outside his Beverly Hills home on Nov. 8. The 44-year-old rapper, whose real name was Dwight Errington, died later at […]