Posts tagged "Science"
The evil genie dilemma

The evil genie dilemma

What would you do if an evil genie granted your wish to have a perfect body only if you gave it one year of your life? Would you accept this trade? What about five years? Ten years? A new study from The Succeed Foundation presented this dilemma to men participating in their study on body...
Juice cleansing

Juice cleansing

Do you know what juice cleansing is? Apparently, this method for losing weight has been trending among the gay community recently and I was asked to write an article on it for a famous gay site. Unfortunately, the article was never published so I thought it could still be of some interest to post it...
Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 2)

Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 2)

This is the second part of the last article I posted: Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 1) Just a little recap might be needed: 1) Gay men feel more than straight men that medias target them and influence their body image. 2) Gay men report consuming more pornography, a category of media, than straight...
Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 1)

Gay Pornography & Body Image (Part 1)

I guess it’s time for me to get out of this hibernation, since summer is finally here in Montreal, and start posting again. I feel like I’ve neglected this blog because of my other projects but I’ve still got so much to talk about.Let’s start the course where we left it last time. If you...
I'm straight thin, but I'm gay fat

I’m straight thin, but I’m gay fat

This short clip taken from American Dadmade me laugh so much the first time I saw it. In fact, for me, behind it lays one of the foundation of the research in gay male body image. The authors summed up in a single joke one of the paradigms that rule this field of study. I...
Why gays and food?

Why gays and food?

I suppose you do not understand clearly the purpose of this blog. I can actually know that, as I heard this question many times before. Let me first introduce myself. I am a young dietitian from Montreal (or a nutritionist as we are called in my province). I graduated in December 2010 from a bachelor...