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The New Curvy Barbie Dolls: What They Tell Us About Being Overweight

Julie Wosk | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Julie Wosk

Some observers have pointed out that the new Curvy Barbies are not really mirrors of overweight women and like traditional Barbies, are still prettified: The Barbies will have thicker thighs, and broader hips -- but will still look attractive in their specially designed fashionista clothes to fit their broader shape.

PHOTOS: TERRIBLE Advice, Courtesy Of A Barbie From 1965

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.05.2012 | Women

Many fad diets are based on ridiculous premises: eat lots of cabbage!; inject yourself with hormones produced by pregnant women!; staple your ears! ...