Obesity: More SociallyAcceptableby
No doubt you've heard -- and of course seen -- that obesity among American women living here in the U.S. has become more sociallyacceptable. So found a a study in of Economic
Inquiry that we learned...
In The News: Is Fat AcceptanceAcceptable?by
with this entire "movement" is that it attempts to kill two very different birds (socialacceptance of overweight... Yesterday's New York Times Magazine ran a short piece on the "growing" fat-acceptance movement...
Social Networks Influence Obesityby
A holistic concept of wellness includes physical, mental, social and spiritual components. New research adds a little twist to the formula finding that social interactions...
If You Haven’t Noticed, Obesity’s Contagiousby
, a person’s idea of what is an acceptable weight changes as a result of being in the company of obese people... to be like them.
For the first time obesity has been put into a social context. If everybody is carrying too much weight...