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What’s Wrong With Our Bodies Anyway?

This post does not need an introduction. The pictures and texts are self explanatory. Very powerful message! Enjoy and share. x

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Robyn Houston Karugaba
Robyn Houston Karugaba

People who go on about being thin quick to say someone is obese do you realise you are responsible for causing the epidemic of eating disorders, anorexia etc Which causes a whole host of health issues. Just because someone is thin does not mean they are healthy. Just because someone is a larger than yourself does not mean they are unhealthy. The shallow society we live in.

Dorah Keogh
Dorah Keogh

I think she is beautiful and has the guts that most of us don't. As they say beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.. We can't all be size 0 or 8. So I feel she's perfectly normal and beautiful.

Nicole Mitchell
Nicole Mitchell

She's beautiful! Those who can't see the beauty in others need an internal makeover. Learn the art of seeing the good and less negativity Ta Wan Na or is it Tawanna? Just saying life is lovely...add to it with your commentary

Fasika Yirga
Fasika Yirga

@ Ta Wan Na.....you do not have enough information to make that assessment...clinically overweight depends on height and weight..neither of which you know...so stop making judgements....she is beautiful..handle your insecurities coz she sure has none and that is how we need to be!

Ayanna Imahellofawoman Burr-White
Ayanna Imahellofawoman Burr-White

she's NOT plus-sized, she looks healthy to me....hell some super skinny chicks aren't healthy....just as some slighty larger chicks are not all unhealthy!!!!!!!

Melanie Brady
Melanie Brady

@ Ta Wan Na, I'm the same size as that model and you're saying that I'm not real??? Come on now, my sister is a size 8 and I'm a size 14-16 but we're still real...but at least I'm doing something about it...such as circuit training, cutting down on my food intake, drinking lots of water and so on. I find that comment OFFENSIVE!!!

Rachel Janelle
Rachel Janelle

She is beautiful! .. I kno that nowadays some agencies look for younger models because they weigh less add that to the fact that the USA is the fattest country on the planet. Models won't be a good representative of women in the USA

Ta Wan Na
Ta Wan Na

She is clinically overweight. She have rolls. End of story. If this is a 'real' woman then she is a result of overeating and unhealthiness.

Toya Watts
Toya Watts

Folks in America have lost their minds! With all the fake food and horrible additives in our food supply, of course people will be fluffier than ever in our history due to toxic chemicals in food. At the same time, folks are obsessed with being thin, horribly thin! It's a sick, self-hate and oxymoron thought process to disrespect your body and its need for affirmation and real nourishment.

Shannon Lewis
Shannon Lewis

Did the models in the article have to be humping eachother to make a point?

Ashley Lawton
Ashley Lawton

I see that there are a lot of offensiveness going around. You got the slim ppk defending themselves and calling ppl bigger than them obese and unhealthy and then you got the thicker ppl calling skinny ppl sick looking. Once upon a time I used to model when I was much smaller. It's easier to show the clothing and to dress ppl that are tall and very slim. It's about showcasing the clothing. I will admit that the media overall sets unrealistic standards for beauty and how women should look. I feel that beauty doesn't come in one size shape or height. Some may think so but thay too isn't realistic. I feel that fashion maybe glorifying the Twiggy era as once stated but it's not going to change. The small the model the better the clothes hang. Don't worry, when you go to the store you'll find your size bc they want your money.

Beverly Killion
Beverly Killion

I don't think the standards have changed, but that Americans are bigger.

Chauntae Ward-Hunter
Chauntae Ward-Hunter

I don't get it ...in the 50's it was considered appealing if you were voluptuous. It's about self love not the media :-)

Chioma Onyejiaka
Chioma Onyejiaka

The size of the average woman has gone up so the gap has also grown???

Juanita Walker
Juanita Walker

Kimberly medina courts AMEN AMEN!!!!!!!! I've been saying this for YEARS!!!! Curvy? Yes! Thick? Love it! Plus size? Do ya thang! But there is a line! And a lot of women getting that mixed up w FAT!!!! I'm sorry to sound insensitive but fat is not cool. Unhealthy and just a bad move! Be curvy. Be yourself. Love yourself. But love yourself enough to not weigh 350lbs and eat French fries every day and then say u thick! Nope. Your fat! Stop it!

Tkay Shoko
Tkay Shoko

All this real women business is utter nonsense to me. People who are naturally thin or really thin are just as real as the next person. Should they be deemed fake women? Anorexic? There are 3 different body types, ectomorph, endomorph & mesomorph. People are people so why are people so bothered about what someone else looks like? Some gain weight easily & it stays on, some have an extremely hard time gaining any substantial or long lasting weight & some just stay round about the same weight throughout their lives.

Myia LovinMe Thompson
Myia LovinMe Thompson

I initially liked the pic based on the caption then went to read the article... I'm waiting for the day when people can make a point or sale an item without utilizing sexual content.... I'm far from prudish , but it's getting ridiculous... *pic unliked*

Shana Lisa
Shana Lisa

Wow so many haters. This photo is tasteful and gorg. This resembles ancient Greek paintings to me.

Liz Martin
Liz Martin

Beautiful Photo and stunning lady

Aleemah Covington
Aleemah Covington

On the flip side I'm that natural SKINNY-MINI that everyone thinks starves myself...not the case; always have had high metabolism and looks like I always will... Went from a size 8 before my first child, down to a size 6 after her and now prego again 2 years later and almost up to a size 8 at 6 months! It's just a matter of loving who we are and making sure skinny or thick where healthy nothing more or less...

Kimberly Medina Courts
Kimberly Medina Courts

I'm a juicy girl....also a actress and plus size model....but I tell y'all the truth.... If your back look like a busted can of Grands biscuits that ain't cute.... If you walking and stop walking but your body still moving, that ain't cute.... If your thighs are rubbing together and you start to see smoke, that ain't cute. There is a difference of being plus or curvy and just fat. Women taking that curvy thing way too far these days. If you made like a beach ball, that's just one curve...lol...I really think that proportion and health overall is very important...

Kenya Beaman
Kenya Beaman

Plus sizes now is what it was 10 year so. Where did they get size 6, 8, 10 from???? Stupid people.

Safiya Rogers
Safiya Rogers

Aspiring "Plus Size" Model..Time 2 Stop The Madness!!!

Winy Gomes
Winy Gomes

She's beautiful! Too bad most can't see it.

Jennie Spain
Jennie Spain

I think we all need to just embrace who we are thin or curvy . It's not fair to judge girls who are naturally thin or curvy. We are all women and we are all beautiful in our own individual ways .;)

Sifu Trenoops
Sifu Trenoops

I think Fashion Designers found it easier to make clothes for their Mannequins than for women with curves. That shit was too complex to get right 2 seasons a year. I say lazy designers and fashion mags obsessed over the past fame of Twiggy caused the world of fashion and the image of women to be dwindled to Anorexic visions of beautification. SMDH We all know we love our women with speed bumps and thickness.

Brittney N. Lannaman
Brittney N. Lannaman

@lorri really?? No "womanly" curves? Oh I'm sorry that some "skinny" people have a naturally difficult time putting on weight where we are supposed to. I guess they need to go to God and point their finger at Him for making a mistake and not giving them the appropriate womanly curves. :-| I found that extremely offensive as I used to be the "skinny" woman ppl talked about even though I could eat anyone out of house and home. No anorexia nervosa OR Bulimia Nervosa is way. The ONLY reason I even got my little hips and booty was because I had two children and ppl STILL call me skinny. I wear a size 3-5 dresses, 7 jeans, 4 dress pants and probably dont even have enough up top for a full bra and yet you are STILL no more woman than I am or was!

Nikhar Nazir
Nikhar Nazir

Fashion models will forever be skinny. They want models who will basically be waking hangers for their clothing. It is what it is. As for the stat, I would venture to say that women have become larger/more obese than they were 20 years ago. I'm all about embracing your natural shape and size. If you're naturally slim and healthy, wonderful. If you're naturally curvy and healthy, wonderful. However, if you are overweight to the point that it's hazardous to your health and livelihood and you're clearly unhealthy, then please stop playing off your obesity for 'curves'. You're not doing yourself any favors, and neither is the future of this country if we accommodate these unhealthy standards of 'beauty'.

Stephanie Johnson
Stephanie Johnson

OH MY GOODNESS...what the world....you should have put a caution or warning before clicking on that link the message totally got loss now I am just confused, and disturb, very disturb, I am very scared for the smaller one.

Afua Darko
Afua Darko

The percentage between models' sizes and the average woman's size could be because the average woman is bigger than before maybe, as opposed to the models getting smaller??

Lorri Real
Lorri Real

Its ridiculous that they are that skinny ...they look like boys and have no womanly curves like they are suppose to....who is the fashion industry catering to? Not the average woman...they need to get real!

Drew Pudelsky
Drew Pudelsky

well i"m guessing the models aren't getting thinner....

Ify Onwudiwe
Ify Onwudiwe

How can one wear a size 6 AND model plus-size? Don't understand??

Lisa Robinson
Lisa Robinson

Oh...and visceral fat is not healthy. It promotes all sorts of diseases within the body. It's great to love yourself at any size, but health is most important.

Nicole Berlin
Nicole Berlin

Isn't "nice" that as women we continually compare ourselves to each other? When does that method of thinking stop? I don't like to feed into the media's idea of who or what is beautiful. I don't want to waste energy on that.

Lisa Robinson
Lisa Robinson

The sexual nature clouds any message there. I know I'm not only a real woman, but a wonderful loving wife, mother, friend and daughter. Have never been large and don't wish it. We need to stop this foolishness. Healthy inside and out is my goal:-)