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  • Why that spare tyre could be GOOD for your health (may help to regulate your immune system)

    06/07/2012 7:05:31 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 17 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 6 June 2012 | Emma Reynolds
    Dieters desperate to get rid of that spare tyre can finally let it all hang out. That muffin-top could actually help to regulate the immune system and provide a first line of defence against infection and viruses. A hard-to-shift beer belly could even help regenerate damaged tissue after an injury. The fatty membrane in the belly, called the omentum, has never seemed to serve much of a purpose. But now the research by scientists in Chicago has shown it can be a health benefit - and their discovery could lead to the development of new drugs for organ transplant patients...
  • OBESITY BUG YOU CAN CATCH

    01/25/2009 6:08:18 PM PST · by neverdem · 42 replies · 1,452+ views
    dailyexpress.co.uk ^ | January 26,2009 | Jo Willey
    Obesity is a major problem in Britain OBESITY can be “caught” as easily as a common cold from other people’s coughs, sneezes and dirty hands, scientists will claim today. Researchers believe that an airborne “adenovirus” germ could be causing the fat plague that is blighting Britain and other countries. As many as one in three obese people may have become overweight after falling victim to the highly infectious cold-like virus, known as AD-36. It is known to cause coughs, sore throats, diarrhoea and conjunctivitis but has now also been found to make fat cells multiply, leading to weight gain....
  • BUTT SERIOUSLY (too many unmentionables showing)

    06/27/2005 10:25:35 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 86 replies · 6,948+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 27, 2005 | ORLA HEALY
    BUTT SERIOUSLY By ORLA HEALY June 27, 2005 PEEK-A-BOO g-strings - divine! Runaway bra-straps - sexy! Lumps of puckered lard cascading over the chafing waistbands of skin-tight skirts - absolutely fabulous! Whether it's thunder thighs bursting out of keister-cupping shorts, blubbery bellies drooping over belt lines or deflated bosoms languishing under form-fitting tops - New York is boldly redefining its celebrated status as the nation's fashion capital. The carb-friendly look that's spreading like a pair of child-bearing hips across the city lends itself to creative interpretation, as you'll see in our investigation on the following pages. Never mind that pesky...