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Body Shaming: The invisible pandemic

Body Shaming: The invisible pandemic

Globally, the prevalence of body shaming is as high as 25 to 35 percent.  Our perception of an ideal body has now changed to a greater extent. There’s more to life than this, and everything you see or hear on social media isn’t true.  Body shaming is an act of making fun of or deriding someone’s physical appearance. And, it is not limited to fat-shaming. Body-shaming is a broad term and includes height shaming, thinness shaming, hair color, body shape, muscularity,…

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The impact of Fitspiration: Positives and Negatives

The impact of Fitspiration: Positives and Negatives

Is fitspiration on social media helping us or hurting us? The answer to this is not very clear. All of us will have different opinions, and everyone has the right to disagree with others. I hope we all have this tolerance, though. 😛 So, let’s explore some positives and negatives about fitspiration on social media.  Social media is a platform or a technology that helps us sharing ideas, thoughts, information through the virtual network. And, it also helps us stay…

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How alcohol impacts your weight loss?

How alcohol impacts your weight loss

Drinking alcohol is one of the most preferred ways to celebrate something. Sad? Happy? – Alcohol is the solution for many.  Though, this is not true for everyone. But, for many, this is the rule. With the increasing intake of alcoholic drinks, it is essential to dig deeper to know their impact on mental health and physical health. I have met so many people who find it difficult to lose weight or maintain weight. Losing weight is challenging and, this…

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Colorful diet and its benefits

colorful diet

Fruits and vegetables come in different colors, and each of these colors has a meaning. They all indicate the essential nutrients present in them and help you know their nutritional values quickly. More the colors on your plate, the more the nutrients. Different colors indicate different nutrients, and having a rainbow diet can help you complete your nutritional requirement. So, don’t restrict yourself to 2-3 colors. A colorful diet has many benefits, so make sure you get all the colors…

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Cheat meal or a Treat meal- How they boost weight loss?

Cheat meal or a Treat meal- How they boost weight loss?

The word “cheat meal” has a negative connotation and is related to a feeling of guilt. Using this term can trigger emotions that might end up creating mental health issues. And, especially for a person in the weight loss process, shame and hopelessness might get difficult to handle. Consider swapping this with a better word like a treat meal because it is a reward-based concept. Note: Here, the word cheat meal is used because of the reader’s familiarity with the…

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