When It Comes to Kids and Body Image, Perception is Reality

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In the film “Shallow Hal,” we see a narcissistic man falling in love with a grossly overweight woman. The catch? What he sees is the gorgeous slender Gwyneth Paltrow as she appears without the fat-suit. That perception becomes his reality, which in this case, allows him to overcome his narcissism and develop a healthy relationship Read more …

What Is BMI and Why Should I Know Mine?

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BMI stands for body mass index. BMI measurement is essentially a tool to help doctors and patients assess patients’ height-to-weight ratios. Like any tool, it is not perfect. It is helpful, however, especially to diagnose obesity or morbid obesity. It’s simple to check your own BMI. Simply use an online BMI calculator like ours. Enter Read more …