A special family
- Growing up. Porcelli, Adrianne // Shape;Dec95, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p68
Recounts author's regimen used to counter her being obese. Accident at the age of eight; Having a partner in eating; Working out with a personal trainer; Importance of eating healthfully, losing weight and keeping a positive attitude; Workout using resistance bands and free weight. INSET:...
- To your health. Richards, Lynne // Shape;Dec95, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p70
Recounts the author's regimen used to counter her being obese. Weighing 232 pounds at the age of 22; Obesity as a life-or-death issue; Changing her diet; Progressing to low-impact aerobics and weight training; Feeling lucky to have experienced two opposite lifestyles. INSET: Lynne Richards..
- Flab Flavor. Walsh, Frank // Saturday Evening Post;Oct1983, Vol. 255 Issue 7, p35
Presents an anecdote on colors that make people look fat.
- On margin. // Finance Week;04/27/2001, p62
Focuses on humorous tales and trivia that may be of interest to finance executives in South Africa, current as of April 27, 2001. Max du Preez's claims of philandering by the country's president; Practical advice to people wishing to remain fat.
- Dietary Data. Beckman, Martha // Saturday Evening Post;Oct1981, Vol. 253 Issue 7, p84
Presents an anecdote about overweight people.
- Mapping U.S. obesity. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;May97, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p1
Presents results of a survey conducted by the National Weight Report which ranked the 33 largest metropolitan areas in the United States based on the percentage of obese residents. Factors contributing to overconsumption; Comparison of cities with low obesity rates and cities with the highest...
- Improving health more important than weight loss. Pinette, Gilles // Saskatchewan Sage;Jan2003, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p10
Observes that healthy eating rather than losing weight should be the aim of overweight persons. Impact of advertisements on men and women who are conscious of their weight; Harmful means adopted by people to lose weight; Percent of men and women in Canada who are overweight.
- No fat-for-all. Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News;03/30/98, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p4
Focuses on the obesity study of men and women in the United States (US). What is blamed for the increase obese women in US; Comparison of obese women to that of obese men in US; Other details of the study; Where study is published.
- Carole Morin. // New Statesman & Society;06/14/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4288, p22
Talks about obese people in London, England. Fat people's lack of commitment to starvation; Low-fat diet and exercise as key to weight loss; Cost of obesity to the National Health Service.