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Category Archives: Obesity

  • How “fit” and “toned” became the new “thin”

    • December 9, 2013
    • Neer Korn

    The words “skinny” and “thin” are out of vogue. They are no longer deemed acceptable as aspirations and are viewed negatively. Other words have taken their place and are now commonly used. The goal today is to be “fit”, “toned” and “muscly.”

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    09

  • Mums resent the junk food advertising debate

    • May 10, 2011
    • Neer Korn

    Ask mums about the debate to ban junk food advertising during kids’ television shows and the answers may surprise you. You might imagine them to be up in arms in support of it. Rather they become angry about the debate itself. Overall mums would concur their lives would be somewhat easier without the advertising of […]

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    10

  • Where do the children play?

    • April 9, 2011
    • Neer Korn

    The media is often blamed for making our kids lazy and fat. Despite the proliferation of media in our homes the accusation is misplaced.

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    09