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  • Cleanse Your Mind, The Rest Will Follow: Transform Your Health With a Media Fast

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      Have you tried the latest health cleanse? It’s SO great. It’ll help you feel better about your body inside and out, and jump-start your healthy choices so you’ll have the motivation to be active and feel A-MA-ZING. THIS cleanse is brand new. None of …

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  • Body Wraps Work! To Promote Body Anxiety and Unreal Ideals, But Not Real Health or Weight Loss

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      Instead of uniting with women as more than bodies to be looked at, fixed, and judged, why are so many of us preying on each others’ insecurities by selling objectifying, unrealistic ideals to our social media contacts? Friends, we need to be more kind and compassionate …

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    Why “Fitspiration” Isn’t so Inspirational

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      If you are on Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram, you have seen fitness inspiration images just in time for “the holidays” or “bikini season” or your “big day” to motivate you to “get fit” – we call them “fitspiration.” They are almost always images of …

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    Vogue Mom Shows Us How NOT to Fight Childhood Obesity

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      The teaser on the cover for what’s being called the “worst Vogue article of all time” is unbelievably misleading: “A Mom Fights Childhood Obesity at Home.” The truth is, if the article’s author, Dara-Lynn Weiss, mother of 7-year-old Bea, was genuinely trying to “fight …

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  • Exercise

    Healthy Redefined Part 2: Forget About Fat and Get Fit!

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      Read Part 1 of this “Healthy  Redefined” Series HERE! In a world where health successes and failures are too often measured entirely by weight loss or weight gain, we have to seriously reconsider this idea. Fitness researchers prove it: “There is a need to increase knowledge …

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    Healthy Redefined Part 1: Measuring the Obesity Crisis

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      From unfortunate fat-shaming in Georgia’s “Strong4Life” campaign put on by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to kids being graded on their weight in public schools across the country via their BMI score on their report cards, we see well-meaning people using harmful and ineffective strategies …

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    Cosmo Magazine: The Best-Seller That Sells Women Short

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    Cosmopolitan magazine – the notoriously risque and best-selling women’s magazine for decades – says it is “by women for women.” In a media landscape jam-packed with sources by men for women, this magazine has serious potential to break free from the stifling, predictable, cookie-cutter portrayals of sexuality, bodies …

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  • BeautyisPain

    If Beauty Hurts, We’re Doing it Wrong

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    If you’ve ever read our work, there are a few things you know (and if not, here’s a quick lesson in all things Beauty Redefined!):  1. Rest assured every image you see of a women in media has been digitally manipulated, and the billions of images really …

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