• Man loses 350 pounds by eating produce grown on his own farm
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    Man loses 350 pounds by eating produce grown on his own farm

    He ate almost exclusively fast food.

  • Miriam Margolyes talks body confidence: 'I know what I look like and I hate it'
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    Miriam Margolyes talks body confidence: 'I know what I look like and I hate it'

    Margolyes said she wished she could be “as perfect in her body as I am in my soul”.

  • Why this woman started a 'fat fertility' movement
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    Why this woman started a 'fat fertility' movement

    "I want fat women to have the pregnancies, the births and the babies that they want without being shamed for it.”

  • Is this mum right to be concerned about her daughter's weight?
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    Is this mum right to be concerned about her daughter's weight?

    “She is 7 and 138cm and 32kg. Not fat but not going to have slim frame ever.”

  • You can be overweight and still be active and healthy
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    You can be overweight and still be active and healthy

    If you are physically active but overweight, don’t worry: Research suggests that physical activity may actually help combat some of the negative effects of excess weight. Physical activity leads to physical fitness which in turn is likely to make you metabolically healthy and fit – this means no high blood pressure, high cholesterol or high blood sugar. Researchers at the Cooper Institute, a non-profit organisation in Dallas in the United States, found in a study that fit men in all weight categories – normal weight, overweight, obese – had significantly lower death rates from cancer than unfit men.

  • 20 Things Only Formerly-Overweight People Know
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    20 Things Only Formerly-Overweight People Know

    When you trim down—even just 10 percent of your body weight—your thyroid hormone levels can dip, which can make you feel chilly more often than not, says the director of the Weight Control Center at Columbia University Medical Center Judith Korner. See ya, Snorezilla! Sleep apnea and snoring—both of which can be caused by excess weight around the neck—can vanish with a weight loss of just 5 percent.