Why looking at other people’s ‘thinspiration’ pictures won’t make you thin…

Many people follow others on social media for inspiration on how to become thin. It seems that the quest for thinness is never-ending. How about instead of trying to become thin, people just find a happy medium? A little bit of belly fat is not morbid obesity. For many people losing weight is easy, but keeping it off is the hard part. Therefore, I think that unless your lifestyle and genetics are close-to-identical to the lean men and women of Instagram, then it is unlikely that you will ever look like them!

While I support all those people who need to lose weight for health reasons, these days there are rake-thin teenager girls who spend hours at the gym. How is that healthy? Too little body fat actually makes it hard to be fertile.

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