children & youths

12. August 2015

Is Fat Fabulous?

New plus-size icons, as well as bloggers are triggering a changing view on the mainstream beauty ideal. Campaigns like “EffYourBeautStandards” or slogans like “Fat is Fabulous” call for more acceptance and recognition of people suffering from adiposity and a new definition of beauty.

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16. July 2014

Growing up with too many kilos

Overweight of children and teenagers is an increasing problem in Germany. A big national study (KiGGS) says that about 1.9 million 3-17-year-olds are overweight. 800.000 of these boys and girls are obese (adipose).

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