Hence, while those in fat bodies
experience multiple forms of discrimination, this is compounded for those in fat bodies
who are also racialized, gender non-conforming, LGBT+, low-income, (dis)abled, and so on.
For example, females invested more energy into gamete formation and reproductive tract proliferation than males (Finkler, 2013) resulting in enlarged alimentary tracts, fat bodies
, and livers (Bonnet et al.
Induction of transcripts encoding the antimicrobial peptides virescein, heliomicin, heliocin, gloverin, and Hv-3-Tox, in the major immuneresponsive tissues of the fat bodies
and hemocytes, by bacterial infection is reported here.
The presence of fat bodies
in either of these texts would undermine the purported goal of promoting healthy bodies through the consumption of healthy food, and as such, they are excluded.
MONDAY Embarrassing Fat Bodies
(Channel 4, 9pm) Dr Christian comes to the aid of a woman whose food phobias mean she's never eaten a piece of fruit or a vegetable - can he help her overcome her fears and get her five a day?
A show containing more belly flops than Embarassing Fat Bodies
, another post-Christmas guilty pleasure.
PRESUMABLY Channel 4 is offering big cash prizes to brave viewers who manage to sit through an entire episode of Embarrass ing Fat Bodies
without being sick.
30pm 7 DR Christian Jessen is having a very busy week, presenting Embarrassing Fat Bodies
and a new series of Supersize v Superskinny.
Embarrassing Fat Bodies
(Channel 4, 9pm) includes a man who has lost 27 stone.
Yet, there is clearly a negative aspect to the West African fascination with fat bodies
I was really disturbed to see the most negative habits were attached to really fat bodies
Examining ancient meanings of fat bodies
and gluttons provides insight into how Western culture has constructed ideas about self-control and moderation, how fat bodies
and gluttons are distinguished and defined, and how bodily behavior both shapes and reflects gendered assumptions about the body.