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We’ve had a long running thread over at http://www.myfatspouse.com which includes the attachments of “motivational” posters, ridiculing various FA tenets.  They vary from the profound, to the truly tasteless.  I thought I would post a few here that are relevant.

Anorexia vs. Healthy

Anorexia vs. Healthy
Strawmen Do Exist

Strawmen Do Exist

Kitty Workout

Kitty Workout

Hate Speech

Hate Speech

McDonalds Setpoint

McDonalds Setpoint

Booga Booga

Booga Booga

Freak of Nature

Freak of Nature

Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics

Real Women

Real Women

Butt Wand

Butt Wand

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DNA Fat Gene

Everyone has heard about the obesity gene. The old hotness was the FTO gene. Now the new hotness, thanks to a collaboration between 77 institutions from the UK, USA, France, Germany, Italy, Finland and Sweden, has discovered the MC4R gene.

New DNA Variants Found That Can Help To Pile On The Pounds

According to this article,

The variants map close to a gene called MC4R: mutations in this gene are the most common genetic cause of severe familial obesity.

So, how much weight on average does this gene “pack” on you? Oh…about 3.3 pounds , but when combined with the “old” obesity gene we are talking a whopping 8.5 pounds. Oh my! I never realized that the folks in the electric carts at Wal-Mart were only 8.5 lbs overweight!

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