Body positivity leads to fat acceptance, and some say that's unhealthy.
The body positive movement has been gaining traction over the past few years. That's why plus-size models and "real women" have been gracing advertisements lately. The underwear label Dear Kate had shapely women model their products with the text "THE
You don't understand why brands can't just make the same clothes, but in a bigger size.
1. The list of places you can shop, compared to where everyone else can shop.2. There is one event rarer than a solar eclipse...finding a sexy size DD bra.3. You don't understand why brands can't just make
Also, 12 things 'big-boned' women are so tired of hearing.
Giphy.com1. "You need to work out more."And their basis is your largeness? PLEASE. Just because you're not skinny, it doesn't mean you don't exercise. Besides, what are they, doctors? Psssh! And hello, some people are big-boned!
We think the word "healthy" is a license to overeat!
When you think a certain food is healthy, you eat more of it, right? Sadly, that can make you gain weight, as found by researchers at the University of Texas.Why? Because you think you're eating something that isn't filling
What's inside of your gut could be responsible for making it bigger.
In the battle against the bulge, there's one crucially overlooked culprit: the changing composition of your gut bacteria.A new study, published last October 2015 in the journal EBioMedicine, lends more evidence to the case against this newfound weight-loss crook.
Belly flab isn't limited to just heavy girls-even skinny girls can have a tummy pooch. Clinically known as visceral fat, this type of fat goes deeper than just the fat right under your skin. It's the fat found around
Ever since the fat-free food craze of the '90s, everyone's been hating on fat. But fat has long been misunderstood.To set the record straight-and let go of your fat fears-get the facts:Truth: The fat you eat
People now are 10 percent heavier than people in the '80s!
A study published recently in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice found that it's harder for adults to keep their weight today than it was for adults 20 or 30 years ago. And this is even when they eat the same
Whitney Thore from TLC's My Big Fat Fabulous Life stopped by Cosmopolitan.com to give some dating advice. Here are some very important things Thore wants you to know: 1. When planning a date for a larger lady, don't only
Some days you just feel heavy and bloated, but your body shape hasn't really changed. If it's not because of PMS, it's probably caused by gas, water retention, or having eaten too much. Here are ways to beat the
Ah, fat-that most complicated of all nutrients. To answer every question you've ever wondered about fat, Menshealth.ph talked to nutritionist Dave Clark Sison, M.S., R.N.D., who tells us why we need it, why we hate it,
It takes exercise, but hey, the good fat burns calories!
A study recently published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows that it's possible to turn bad body fat into good fat.But first, the difference. Bad fat, or white fat, is what we commonly know as flab. It's what makes
This study shows a relation between noise pollution and belly fat!
A Swedish study found that belly fat could be related to traffic noise!Published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine, the research showed a link between exposure to road traffic, rail, and aircraft noise pollution and midriff bulge-one of the most harmful types
Sara, 32, talks about dating and body confidence in the BBW community.
I go by the term BBW-Big, Beautiful Woman. Growing up, I lived in a small town. There wasn't that much of a dating pool. I was definitely never insecure, but I was involved with church and stuff back then, so