Here is my top 5 ideas received about big-son.


: this article aims to underline these received ideas, to demonstrate that they deserve this name "of received idea" because being without proven foundation.
My speech here is to point fingers shortcuts we are happy to do, that I too have done, and still do sometimes despite myself. I have lived many years in morbid obesity, I am still BIG despite bariatric surgery, and I still suffer this grossophobia today.
I want to fight against these ideas that hurt us, overweight people, 1, 2, 40 kg "too much", and you, people who judge too easily.

➥_Myth # 1: The fatters eat badly and do only that.

Question._ Do you, like almost all people living in a country where food is abundant, one of those friends who slips pastries, fries and donuts like a little glutton and stays dry as a match while the simple sight a square of sugar makes you gain weight by simple transposition of thought? Mui?

Congratulations, you have just acquired by example your first experience in this fascinating world of biochemistry! This is called in the text "the magic and unfathomable mysteries of the secret art of human metabolism". No, obesity is not a metabolic disorder, I know it.

But no, big-tits do not necessarily eat all in fast-food, there are fat-vegans, vegans, and eat much more balanced than the majority of "all comers". I will go even further by asserting without any other number or study than my personal experience that most overweight people I know have very solid notions in nutrition! Of course, since at one time or another, all the fat ones are put on a diet ...

And yes, in terms of food restriction, you would be surprised to see that the world champions in all categories are the big-ones.

The opposite is true: the very thin or thin people are not necessarily hungry only concerned by their weight. These are people.


➥_Myth # 2: The big-nos can only blame themselves.

The causes of obesity and overweight are still poorly understood, we are obviously talking about a set of factors. Excluding those purely food and sedentary there remains:

Heredity: and yes, even if heredity does not explain everything, it does not prevent that according to the figures, at least 50% of overweight people have one of their parents too overweight. In addition, a gene promoting weight gain was discovered in 2009, and researchers have demonstrated its link to obesity this summer. (Source: publication in August 2013 here, Wikipedia page with the whole bibliography of scientific publications on the subject, and the explanation of text for non-scientists) This predisposition therefore causes a malfunction whose calories are stored.
The family context: cf. upper. If heredity is not a joker that can come out of his sleeve when it seems good (fortunately), the family context is an extremely important factor for children to learn how to eat.
Socio-economic disparities: bah vi. Eating industrial and fat stuff is cheaper than eating healthily ...
Some diseases: endocrine diseases, genetic.
Insulin production (and yes)
Some medicines: anti-depressants, cortisone, oral contraception ...
Intensive and repeated dieting practice! (see "Why it is" impossible "to lose weight sustainably by being obese)
I also advise you to read this article, it does not hurt.

Be careful, I'm not saying that no one is ever responsible for anything, accusing only genetics is a solution that is both dangerous and easy, whether for overweight, delinquency, mental illness, etc. etc.
But the shortcut that is to say that a good grip easily solve is wrong.

➥_Myth # 3: Fatties lack desire

Do you have a hidden defect? A habit ? A manufacturing defect? The cigarette, a glass of wine in excess, the games to scratch, be naïve to the cleanliness, not to bear the noise, the crowd, not succeed in not finishing the pack of chips, spend hours on Facebook, procrastination , glandage at work, Steam sales, internet, SMS, mobile games, shoes, shopping, your immoderate passion for cats, a lack of authority, a lack of self-confidence, a complex, a OCD, a tic of language ...

Yes ? All my congratulations, with the reasoning "everything is a question of will" you officially come to pass in the category "flemasse"! And if not, congratulations, you are someone perfect, you only have to become Mormon to go to Heaven.


➥_Myth # 4: Big-tits are lazy.

Corollary of the accepted idea n ° 3: a big-one has no will, he is lazy. Moreover, that's why they do not diet (see idea n ° 5).

laziness / feminine
Tendency to avoid all activity, to refuse any effort made by other lambdas, habitual disposition not to work, nonchalance, negligence of things which are of duty, of obligation.

Laziness is determined by the will: one can be lazy and voluntary, one can be voluntary and lazy. The will here is commitment as such in the face of a state of affairs, and a resolution. Laziness is rather a mode of operation: to refuse effort and commitment in the usual way.

Where one accuses a big-miss of wanting it is in front of his "problematic": the weight.

On the other hand, to accuse a big-guy of being lazy is to judge his overall attitude towards life: it concerns his supposedly not taken in hand of his body, but also his attitude at work, his way to love, to raise one's children ...

Have you ever put together three water packs on three floors? To move overweight is to constantly have these packs of water on your back. To be overweight is to live always in the adaptation and the constraint: to shower, to dress, to varnish the nails of the feet, to do his shopping, to walk, to go to work, to take care and to be treated.
Courage and energy are needed to get up in the morning, complete the usual routine, add + 20% to all his travel time because of shortness of breath or difficulty to move, suffer the looks, the mockery, or on the contrary, that heavy silence and the fleeting glances of the people on the street ..


➥_Myth # 5: The fat should just be a good diet.

Ah ah ah. Um sorry.

Did you know that one of the aggravating factors of overweight and obesity was precisely the diets, the restriction and the guilt associated with it? I'm not saying that a diet does not help you lose weight, but (again) nothing is ever that simple.

Realized since 2006, the studies "INCA" of the ANSES on the nutrition made it possible in other things to demonstrate that the weight loss and the control of the food are very important preoccupations, especially for the women (... and among the teens, more and more early).

The INCA 2 (1) study showed that more than 30% of women with "normal" weight and 15% of "slim" women dieted during the survey or dieted in the year before 'investigation. Recently the Nutrinet study showed that nearly two in three women of normal weight are dieting and 27% of normal weight men say they wish to lose weight. (HANDLES)
A study conducted by the Journal of Women on the post-Dukan is edifying:

The resumption of weight less than a year from the start of the scheme concerns about 35% of respondents. This figure doubles almost 2 years after the start of the plan to reach 64%. Beyond 4 years, nearly 80% of those interviewed deplore the recovery of the weight initially lost. Beyond 2 years, 75% of participants say they have regretted.

[...] For nearly 2 out of 3 respondents, the weight recovery occurred because they failed to follow the last phase of the diet: the stabilization phase. One third of respondents believe that the scheme was not suitable for him. This data reflects the feeling of guilt engendered by this regime. It fits into the general framework of the potential psychological consequences of restrictive regimes. ANSES's report warns in particular about the frequent psychological consequences such as depression and the decline in self-esteem in the face of repeated failures of dieting.

[...] More than a third of the people who regained weight despite the diet are ready to start the Dukan diet again. This graphic illustrates the whole issue of diets in general.There is a vicious circle that when a person has managed to lose weight, even temporarily, it will be led to seek again this weight loss, leading to the phenomenon yoyo weight loss - weight recovery.


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