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The Hypocrisy of Intermittent Fasting

The Hypocrisy of Intermittent Fasting

By Body Image Staff In recent months, I’ve been interview for newspaper articles and blogs about the rise in interest in intermittent fasting in males. Intermittent fasting (IF) is the practice of refusing to eat for significant chunks of time to “bio-hack” one’s...

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Diet Competition Apps are a Real Danger

Diet Competition Apps are a Real Danger

By Body Image Staff   There was a commercial on during a football game this weekend I never saw before. It was for a phone app where people compete against strangers to win money by losing more weight than someone else. If there is a more awful and inappropriate...

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Know What Real Health Is

Know What Real Health Is

By Body Image Staff   I was scared this past week. One of my doctors suggested I get a liver sonogram, as he wanted to know if I had a fatty liver. He also ordered a blood panel to see how my liver enzymes are doing. Okay, I thought. I take a few medications, so...

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Corden and Maher are both wrong on fat-shaming

Corden and Maher are both wrong on fat-shaming

By Body Image Staff Bill Maher and James Corden have been sparing about fat-shaming on their respective late-night TV shows. While Corden has been championed for defending all who are fat-shaming, the truth is both celebrity comedians get this wrong. Maher is known...

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I’m fat, and it’s no judgment

I’m fat, and it’s no judgment

By Body Image Staff I’m fat. When I said this to my sister a few years ago she practically fell over herself trying to tell me I wasn’t. She insisted I was just a big boned guy and very handsome. I never said I wasn’t handsome. I just said I was fat. Here’s the thing,...

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Stories about weight loss are too good to be true

Stories about weight loss are too good to be true

By Body Image Staff This week I saw a story on CNN way down at the bottom of their webpage. It was titled “Intermittent fasting and a new passion helped him lose 95 pounds.” After a day it was at the middle of the page. By day two it was top story beating out all the...

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