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M.B. Schwartz and R. Puhl wrote Childhood obesity: a societal problem to solve in order to put emphasis on how media pressures in society is what is to blame for the child obesity epidemic, not the individual child and their parents.
A satire on America's obesity rates in the vein of Jonathan Franzen's "A Modest Proposal".
An interesting idea I had for a short story: the title pretty much says it all.
By L A Amsden
This is an essay on the frightening state of our food industry and how important it is to educate yourself, read labels and make wise choices before you take that bite.
The war against obesity with a shakespearian accent
Poetry | Updated Dec 29, 2012 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Obesity is a problem that many people face. This essay briefly talks about what obesity is and how to prevent such a problem.
Essay | Updated Dec 4, 2012 | Reads: 8022 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
By Steve Balsky
Hi! Here is another "game show" related story. I love it as well as the characters, as bad as some of them they may be. Viva the Underdog!
Short Story | Updated Jul 15, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 5
I made this purely out of boredom.
By Georgina V Solly
Two thin and two fat women, each with their own particular problems.
Ever Cross moves to a new town, ready for a new start. To make new friends, maybe go to a few parties.
What she didn't expect was to be bullied because she was skinny.
Everyone at her new school was obese. The students, the teachers, the cafeteria workers. Ev-er-y-one. And when Ever,...
By Bernadette Greene
Article discussing one of the major reason's why so many American's continue to lose their fight to be healthy. Points out the problems regarding diet and excercise programs and defines the best approach to a more permanent, healthier lifestyle.
This poem describes a moment in time as I sat at my computer desk typing and reminiscing on everything around me, within and without...
Contaminated drinking water in our cities is of increasing importance
Article | Updated Jul 6, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Everywhere in the universe size matters. The bigger you are, the more attractive you get. Everywhere except for the surface of one small insignificant blue planet. And yet even there, this is true, whether the tiny buzzing arrogant creatures like it or not.
This story is about 19 year old Bailey Rose, a clinically depressed obese girl who suffers from compulsive eating after blaming herself for the car accident that caused the death of her best friend.