Trainer gains 70 pounds, then loses it all
Manning says he didn’t realize the effects of his weight gain would be more than physical. It altered his relationships and his self-confidence. Returning to the gym after the Fit2Fat portion of his journey made him nervous. The fact that he had to do push-ups on his knees was almost humiliating. “The biggest thing [I learned] is that it’s not just about the physical. It’s not just about the meal plan and the workouts and those things. The key is the mental and the emotional issues. I realized those issues are real.”
The goal of fat acceptance should be to help people feel comfortable enough that they able to make changes without feeling overwhelmed, shamed or hopeless. It shouldn’t be about being ok with what isn’t ok.
There Are 10 Times More Mentally Ill People Behind Bars Than in State Hospitals
Putting the mentally ill in jails instead of hospitals isn’t saving the government any money. … The average stay for an inmate at Rikers is 42 days. Mentally ill inmates get stuck there for an average of 215 days.
The stigma of mental illness isn’t helping anyone. It costs us more, it puts us in danger and it creates really dangerous conditions for people who need help.
Is Alzheimer’s Type 3 Diabetes?
Alzheimer’s could well be a form of diet-induced diabetes
Wow. This is hardly proof but the articles linked by Mr. Bittman are worth reading.
“Some people have claimed that high-fructose corn syrup is no different than other sweeteners when it comes to weight gain and obesity, but our results make it clear that this just isn’t true, at least under the conditions of our tests,” said psychology professor Bart Hoebel. “When rats are drinking high-fructose corn syrup at levels… Continue reading HFCS Leads To Much More Weight Gain In Rats Than Sugar