A new analysis is predicting that by 2030, just ten years from now, 48.9% of all adults in the United States will be obese and 24.2% will be severely obese. That’s just obesity, defined by a person with a body-mass index or BMI, (a measure of weight relative to height) of 30 or above. Having… Continue reading Half Of Americans Will Be Obese By 2030
Whatever happened to the Snow Whites and Cinderellas of the years past? Those sweet little girls that were presented as little girls, with little girl figures and dresses. The Disney movies, like everything else, have moved into the 2000s. The "girls" are now much more aggressive, ambitious, intelligent and stronger women. But, with all these… Continue reading Female Portrayal In Children’s Media
Weight is such an integral part of who we are and how we see ourselves. But remembering that it's not all we are, is imperative. Body image is how we see our own specific physique and sexuality. It's a compilation of memories, experiences, assumptions, attitudes towards height, shape and weight and comparisons to others. It's the mental image… Continue reading What Is Body Image?