Japan: No Country For Fat Western Womyn

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The Japanese Are Fat-Shaming the New Godzilla
http://time.com/85616/japan-godzilla-reboot-fat/

What It Feels Like to Be Fat, Female, and Foreign in Tokyo
A guy I really liked told me that I was “too big to be pretty,” right before he asked me to sleep with him.
https://www.xojane.com/issues/fat-female-foreign-tokyo

Japanese TV show fills us in on ‘the right and wrong kind of fat woman’
https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/japanese-tv-show-fills-us-in-on-the-right-and-wrong-kind-of-fat-woman

I Just Walked Down the Street Eating a Donut and Other Fat Girl Rules I Break
Anything that could be classified as “junk food” could not be eaten (or even carried) in public. Eating alone, in fact, behind closed doors, was preferable whenever possible.
https://www.xojane.com/relationships/i-just-walked-down-the-street-eating-a-donut-and-other-fat-girl-rules-i-break

“Fat for an Asian:” The Pressure to be Naturally Perfect
I try not to talk about it, though, because the moment I do, someone always says, “Shut up, you’re Asian. You have genetics on your side.”
https://www.xojane.com/issues/fat-for-an-asian-the-pressure-to-be-naturally-perfect

Body image and the foreign female in Japan: survey shows frustration with one-size-fits-all thinking
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/community/2016/09/21/issues/body-image-foreign-female-japan-survey-shows-frustration-one-size-fits-thinking/#.Wnu-I-huZPY

Average Weight of Japanese Women, 2015
http://nbakki.hatenablog.com/entry/Average_Weight_of_Japanese_Women_2015

Compulsory Education Laws: Background
http://education.findlaw.com/education-options/compulsory-education-laws-background.html
Bullying Is Good For Your Health
http://time.com/96848/bullying-can-make-a-bully-healthier/

The average American woman now weighs as much as the average 1960s man
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/06/12/look-at-how-much-weight-weve-gained-since-the-1960s/?utm_term=.f18f03205584

Japanese Fans Mock American Godzilla for Being Too Fat
http://www.slashfilm.com/japanese-fans-mock-american-godzilla-fat/

Lessons in Fat Shaming from Japan
https://amaninasia.wordpress.com/2013/10/15/lessons-in-effective-fat-shaming-from-japan/

Why Japanese people are slim, or at least don’t get that fat
http://calorielab.com/news/2008/01/17/why-japanese-people-in-japan-dont-get-that-fat/

Calculate your BMI
https://www.smartbmicalculator.com/

Projection of diabetes burden through 2050: impact of changing demography and disease prevalence in the U.S
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q40679527

Number of Americans with Diabetes Projected to Double or Triple by 2050
Older, more diverse population and longer lifespans contribute to increase
As many as 1 in 3 U.S. adults could have diabetes by 2050 if current trends continue, according to a new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
https://www.cdc.gov/media/pressrel/2010/r101022.html

Diabetes 2030: Insights from Yesterday, Today, and Future Trends
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5278808/