Three episodes of the A&E Documentary “Heavy” have been broadcast and I watched each of them. One of the first things that I noticed is that the majority of time you see them doing something about their problem you see them in the gym sweating and grunting and being motivated by two superbly fit physical Continue Reading→
When I struggled with obesity the solution and reward were two different things. The solution was the next diet, regimen, over the counter diet pill, or exercise routine. The reward was some imaginary point in the future where I reached my goal weight. It is a good thing I abandoned that paradigm. My solutions always Continue Reading→
I see an indicator that society, mostly by way of all the diet advertising, is telling women they have a problem and they need to be ashamed of themselves or feel inadequate until they buy xyz. I have no hard numbers at hand but I would guess that at least two thirds of all diet and exercise schemes are marketed towards women. To advertise something you have to convince someone they have a problem or lack in their life. A connection is plausible.