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NAUSIKAA Posts: 4,848
11/13/12 2:32 A

maybe... for some people... but for me, my waist/middle is the last place I gain weight and the first place I lose weight. Even when my BMI was obese, my waist-height and waist-hip ratios were "excellent" because my body preferentially stores fat in my thighs, NOT my middle. Everyone is different.....

COLUMBINE2 Posts: 1,693
11/12/12 10:16 P

Nah...it's only on the hips until we take control of our exercise & eating habits. The choice is ours....isn't that great! We control what stays on our hips & what doesn't!

Go for it...make tomorrow the best day you ever had!

AILEBBELIA SparkPoints: (13,410)
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11/12/12 10:04 P

to me, that mantra goes against eating in moderation.

it's "all or nothing" and "black and white" thinking...







TAZIELIN SparkPoints: (408)
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11/12/12 9:48 P

I think it's just a nice reminder to basically eat in moderation if there's any truth to it emoticon

AILEBBELIA SparkPoints: (13,410)
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11/12/12 7:13 P

I

HATE

HATE

HATE


HATE


that phrase....

to me, that phrase is eating disordered thinking.






YOJULEZ SparkPoints: (15,605)
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11/12/12 3:27 P

I'm w/ Kylar on this one.

Also, when I lost my weight, the biggest area it went away from was my middle area. I still eat cake, and other fattening food. So, if that article is correct, I would be still fat around my middle area. I'm not.

Edited by: YOJULEZ at: 11/12/2012 (15:32)
NANCYPAT1 Posts: 48,892
11/12/12 3:10 P

Thanks for posting that.

KYLAR_STERN SparkPoints: (22,233)
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11/12/12 3:03 P

I would like to see the actual study report. This seems horribly wrong in every way, shape, and form. Seems a lot like the broscience of "don't eat carbs at night, or it goes straight to fat!"

TAZIELIN SparkPoints: (408)
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11/12/12 1:33 P

An interesting article I found, this will make me think twice about how big of piece of cake I eat even as a cheat on a special occasion ;)

Read if you'd like - it's about how quickly fat is stored around the waistline.

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report
_a-big-meal-hits-waistline-in-just-3-h
ours_1688602

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