Tag Archives: Obesity

Why I Don’t Just Stop Worrying About How Much I Weigh?

I’ve been actively struggling with my weight since I was 16. It’s been up and down. Being pregnant was the only time I didn’t care how much I weighed. In the 1980s, when all 4 of my girls were born, my OB didn’t care either. I don’t know that pregnant women get the same luxury today. […]

Super Size Me! The Story of a Man Who Proved Forcing Himself to Eat Too Much Made Him Sick (and a lot of money)

The more I explore Super Size Me, the more I realize the experiment was so deeply flawed in its design that it can only prove that Morgan Spurlock wanted money and attention at the expense of McDonald’s reputation (and his health* by unnaturally forcing himself to overeat.) Part 2 I’m going to wrap up my investigation […]

Is Obesity Contagious? You Won’t Believe What Research Is Showing!

If obesity is a disease, is it contagious? Yes, it might be contagious as in “infectious disease.” We already know that the behaviors that combine to cause obesity are contagious in the way that groups of people who spend a lot of time with each other tend to think and act alike too. Obesity is classified as […]