childhood obesity


This should come as absolutely zero surprise, but it turns out that accused child rapist and former Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle’s anti-childhood obesity organization, the Jared Foundation, was a sham. USA Today reports that although Fogle stated in 2008 that the foundation would make $2 million in grants to schools and local organizations to fightREAD MORE »

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By now, many of you may have read Vogue’s annual “Shape” issue and had some reaction to the story of Bea, a seven-year-old girl whose mother was intent on curing her “obesity,” which was, in reality, 16 extra pounds of baby fat.

“One day Bea came home from school in tears, confessing that… READ MORE »


Add this to your fall reading list (or book burning pile): Maggie Goes On A Diet, a children’s book for elementary schoolers, about an obese 14-year-old girl named Maggie who loses weight and becomes the school soccer star. As you can imagine, quite a few people are not happy with this. Bitch Magazine called it… READ MORE »