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59-Year-Old Casted For 16-Year-Old Role: A New Extreme For Asian Youth

by Ethel Navales
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Many Asian women have been told time and time again that they look much younger than their actual age. After all, there are now grandmothers who look as young as their daughters. While we generally ge

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Do You Love or Hate Her? Maria Kang Puts Up Yet Another Controversial Photo

by Ethel Navales
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Maria Kang, otherwise known as “fit mom,” is no stranger to controversy. The 32-year-old mother of three caused a social media uproar when she posted a photo of herself in a sports bra

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High Expectations for Women in Media: News Anchor Susan Kim Told She Looks Pregnant

by Ethel Navales
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There’s no denying the pressure put on women to be thin. A simple flip through a mainstream fashion magazine is enough to get the message across: society has a set ideal image for beauty. Just t

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Yet Another Japanese Weight Loss App: Get Slim & Your Virtual Girlfriend Will Too

by Ethel Navales
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In Japan, the pressure to be slim continues to grow. In fact, a body figure which is considered average in America may be considered chubby in Japan. For instance, a new idol group was introduced in J

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Japan Introduces New “Chubby Girl” Idol Group

by Ethel Navales
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It’s no secret that Japanese women face quite a bit of pressure when it comes to weight. There are B&Bs where the cost of rent is dependent on the tenant’s weight and apps which verba

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Problematic Image of The Day: Japanese Show Claims There Are Right & Wrong Ways To Be A Fat Woman

by Ethel Navales
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In the United States, the pressure for a woman to be thin is undeniable. Nearly $35 billion a year is spent on weight loss products such as pills, machines and supplements. Everyday advertisements rem

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How to “Cut The CRAP” Out of Your Life in 2014

by Audrey Magazine
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Story by Anna M. Park. You’ve partied all season, and now you’re bloated, breaking out and just plain blah. Is a detox in order? Is it just a fad? Does it even work? We ask Nona Lim, creator of No

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This May Be “The Best Anti-Smoking Ad” Ever

by Winnie Galbadores
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Avid smokers and anti-smokers disagree on quite a lot when it comes to cigarettes, but they can all agree on one thing: no matter how much people enjoy it, there is no doubt that smoking cigarettes ca

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Controversial Fitness Mom Opens Up About Her Struggle With Bulimia

by Ethel Navales
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Most readers have made it loud and clear that they are tired of hearing about Maria Kang, the 32-year-old mother of three who caused a social media uproar when she posted a photo of her toned body on

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Get Ready to Party! Audrey Helps You Get Through the Holiday Season

by Anna Park
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’Tis the season to indulge, so go ahead — don’t let us be a wet blanket on the festivities. Just heed a bit of pre-party advice to minimize post-party fallout. And when you’ve binged to your h

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