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Is Fat the New Normal?

Posted on November 18, 2010 by 4 Comments

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ObesityA new study by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center that examined weight and body language had some surprising, and in some ways disturbing, results.

Some 2,000 Dallas-area study participants were shown images ranging from heavy to thin, and were asked to choose which they felt most closely matched their own body type as well as which they felt was most appealing. Researchers expected most to choose the ideal weight images but were surprised to find that close to one in 10 people chose the photos that were on the plus side.

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