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"An SSBBW knows what it is like to NOT be "average". To me, this is extremely important for development of a mature personality. It is a necessity for understanding other people that you truly comprehend what it is like to be "different". Fat women know this. They experience it every day. That fact alone makes them richer people with a mind that is more open than "average", simply because it forces them to view things from a different paradigm than "average"." ~ Mogens (BC, Canada) [FA]



HEALTH / FITNESS

Information about fitness, health, nutrition and weight loss

Do you know of a new diet or fitness routine that you'd like us to review? Or perhaps you want to write a review yourself and see it in print! Got a great recipe you want to share? Let us know at submissions@ssbbw-magazine.com.

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June Recipes - Click Here

This month's recipes focus on sustainable seafood and for our vegan friends a recipe that puts the emphasis on the natural flavors of the coastal waters.

We'd love to feature one of your favorite recipes in any one of our monthly issues, just send them on to us at submissions@ssbbw-magazine.com. Hope to hear from all of you in the following months!


Exercise Videos - Click Here

In previous issues we have featured simple exercises you can do in the comfort of your own home and without buying fancy expensive equipment. You can view these videos on our Youtube channel.


June 8th is recognized by the U.N. as World Oceans Day. Observed annually since 2008, this day is set to honor the world's oceans and to celebrate the products the ocean provides and for marine life. While it may seem contradictory to recognize sea life by eating it, one of goals besides conservation is a respect for the oceans' bounty by practicing sustainable eating whenever possible.

To that end, here are a few suggestions from leading marine life authorities on how we can make seafood choices that balance the healthy, and delicious, benefits of eating seafood with a recognition of resource limitations. It is provided by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch which produces guides to assist with your seafood choices and is continually updated. (http://www.seafoodwatch.org). Following are a few seafood items from the Best Choice list (http://www.seafoodwatch.org/-/m/sfw/pdf/guides/mba-seafoodwatch-national-guide.pdf?la=en)

Submitted by: Anita Williams

Sources: http://www.worldoceansday.org; http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Ocean_Day; http://www.seafoodwatch.org

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