Category Archive: Positively Plus Size

May 29

What is Body Positvity?

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Recently I’ve been stepping out into the body positive space.  Generally this has been well received but inevitably there have been some people who don’t like it. That’s fine, and it’s healthy to disagree respectfully.  In fact, being challenged with other opinions encourages growth. That’s why I’ve been thinking about what ‘body positive’ means for …

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Jan 23

Is Obesity a Disease? A Post for National Obesity Awareness Week

Availability and affordability of healthy food need to be addressed at national level.

Is obesity a disease or a lifestyle choice?  That is the question.  More and more countries are considering obesity as a disease, and calling on other nations to do the same.  Currently, Portugal is the only country in Europe that classifies obesity as a disease, joining America, Canada and, to a certain extent, Japan. Obesity …

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