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3 Reasons Why Social Media Makes You Fat & Depressed

Social media is bad for your health: OK, I know you’ve already heard about the dangers of social media, but it’s important to keep the conversation going. I mean, it took a long time for people to understand how bad smoking cigarettes was for their health and do something about it. That’s ...  read more

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Weight Watchers for Men: How to Lose (Weight) Like a Man!

Weight Watchers plans for men? In the 1960’s WW founder Jean Nidetch began inviting her female friends to her house to discuss how to best lose weight. These were the first Weight Watchers meetings, and apparently of little interest to men.

While Weight Watchers started out as a weight loss plan for women, ...  read more

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McDonalds Menu: 1950’s Portions vs. Today (Shocking!)

McDonald portion sizes 50’s vs now: McDonalds opened their first restaurant in 1955 in Des Plaines, Illinois, and they offered only 9 menu items! Although the current menu varies by region and restaurant location, there are now over 150 menu items available worldwide.

The biggest change at McDonalds compared ...  read more

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South Beach Diet: Here’s How Phase 3 Works

The South Beach Diet is a popular weight loss program consisting of three phases. If you are reading this you may have already completed the first two phases of the South Beach Diet. If so, congratulations! If not, here’s a quick review:

  • Phase 1: The goal of the first phase is to reboot your body and prepare for fast weight loss by switching your body’s energy source from carbs to body fat.
  • Phase 2: Is steady weight loss until you reach your goal weight

In Phase 3, you will learn to maintain that healthy weight ...  read more

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Vintage Fat-Shaming Ads from Ry-Krisp (So Bad!)

Vintage fat-shaming adsRy-Krisp was a brand of rye crackers and bread that launched in 1905. While their early ads appealed to Scandinavian immigrants who found comfort in eating the traditional rye crackers, the brand later changed their strategy after being sold to Purina ...  read more

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South Beach Diet Phase 2: Here’s How It Works!

How does Phase 2 of the South Beach Diet work? You probably know that in phase 1 you rebooted your body for fast weight loss and changed your preferred fuel from carbs to body fat. But do you know what happens in the next phase?

Here’s exactly how phase 2 of South Beach works:

South Beach Diet: How Phase 2 Works:

Ok, Phase 1 is complete, ...  read more