Tag Archives: Fat

Weight Does NOT Determine Worth

What is the difference between weight and worth? One changes—the other does not. Adding or dropping pounds does not make a person’s worth go up and down. Fear of fat. “Why do modern women in the most affluent countries in the world live like starving people in a primitive land? Why do they choose to be weak, apathetic and unable

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The Mirror of Life

Submitted by Charles Knighton The Advocate’s editorial of August 2, Barbadians among world’s fattest raises an intriguing possibility. Is the purported rise in sea level threatening Barbados the result of global warming, or is it just possible Barbados is sinking under its own weight? On the Editor’s Page of the same issue, Mr. Nigel Wallace’s musings on the passage of

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Fat: Good, Bad or Ugly?

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Preamble to the Constitution of the World Health Organization as adopted by the International Health Conference, New York, 19-22 June, 1946; signed on 22 July 1946 by the representatives of 61 States (Official Records of the World Health Organization, no.

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The Obesity Threat

Please watch the video, it could save your life. The scenario is set in the United States but the parallel to Barbados is vividly familiar. As a society some will grudgingly admit we have progressed economically and socially, at what price others may rebuff. The fast food revolution has swallowed the imagination of a generation and with it generations to

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Big Women + Fat Women = Unhealthy Women

BIG BEAUTIES. The buxom Tonya Babb is the new Big & Beautiful queen in Barbados. Babb, who also took prizes for Best Talent and Congeniality, was crowned Sunday night at the Sherbourne Conference Centre before a packed audience. Babb, Miss A&T Marine, beat the Berry’s-sponsored Stephanie Skinner and Miss Sharon’s International Fish Latoya Marshall into second and third respectively. Skinner

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