Category Archives: Weight & Culture

Overweight Live Longer?

More on this via NPR – Being a little overweight may tip the odds in favor of living a long life, according to a new study. Researchers say there may be some benefit to having a little extra body fat. … Continue reading

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What Makes You Gain & Lose Weight

Interesting news via NOW@NEJM – What is the secret to losing weight and keeping it off? People have asked this question for ages, and many different answers have been proposed. We’re all familiar with various dieting fads that have passed … Continue reading

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Big Guys & Skinny Girls Earn More

Just a reminder of how crazy cultural perceptions work.  Via Business Insider – Women have another reason to hit the gym, while men may have another reason not to. The Journal of Applied Psychology found that women who are 25 … Continue reading

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