• For this curvy influencer, identifying as plus-size was 'like coming out to myself'
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    Kerry Justich

    For this curvy influencer, identifying as plus-size was 'like coming out to myself'

    At the end of the day, says curvy influencer CeCe Olisa, "I’m the person that really matters. So even if [all my followers] all think I’m great, if I don’t, then that’s a problem."

  • Low-fat diets could increase your risk of an early death
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    Yahoo Style UK

    Low-fat diets could increase your risk of an early death

    A study has found that high-fat diets are associated with a lower mortality risk.

  • 10 healthy (and delicious) Christmas food swaps
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    Alice Sholl

    10 healthy (and delicious) Christmas food swaps

    Christmas is certainly the time for indulgence – gifts, wines, food, you name it. However, the last thing on that list can cause rather a lot of anxiety for those of us that don’t fancy breaking our healthy lifestyles and putting on a few pounds in the festive season. And while you could bypass Christmas dinner (and all those extra treats) altogether, there’s absolutely no need to. Shona Wilkinson, nutritionist at Superfooduk.com, told us which healthier foods you can swap each Christmas item with without compromising on taste.

  • Expectant mom shuts down pregnancy body shamers by comparing bumps with Tess Holliday
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    Erica Rae Chong

    Expectant mom shuts down pregnancy body shamers by comparing bumps with Tess Holliday

    A photo posted by Brittany Aäe (@__magneticnorth__) on May 31, 2016 at 5:55pm PDT A few weeks ago endurance athlete Brittany Aäe (right) compared her 39-week baby bump with that of another expectant mom - plus-sized model Tess Holliday (left). While Holliday’s pregnancy was two weeks behind Aäe when the photos were taken, the difference is obvious – and body shamers wasted no time pointing it out. A photo posted by Brittany Aäe (@__magneticnorth__) on May 1, 2016 at 9:21am PDT Aäe was criticized for her rigorous training routines and for scaling mountains, even in her third trimester.

  • Addition Elle employee fired over ‘well-dressed fat lady’ comment
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    Hilary Hagerman

    Addition Elle employee fired over ‘well-dressed fat lady’ comment

    According to CTV News, Connie Levitsky started working at the plus-size’s store Addition Elle’s West Edmonton Mall location last week. "If you go into any Addition Elle or Penningtons or Reitmans, you know that’s not how all fat women look,” she tells CTV.