It’s that time of year when we’re bombarded with hype in order to pour over 60 billion dollars into the coffers of the weight loss industry. Between ads for diet programs (like Weight Watchers with famous stock holder Oprah Winfrey) and products (like prescription medication Contrave), the message is that our bodies… and even our brains… aren’t acceptable. We’re… Continue reading ReVolution, Not ReSolution!
There’s been some recent news regarding models, particularly about their sizes. Last week, France passed a bill to ban “ultra-thin” models in the fashion industry. Any agency using a model whose BMI (Body Mass Index) is less than 18 will face exorbitant fines and/or jail time of up to 6 months. The purpose is to… Continue reading No angels there… or here