• Alan Wong

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    Alan Wong oversees a team of video producers who create video content for BU's online editorial publications and social media channels. He has produced more than 300 videos for Boston University, shuffling through a number of countries in the process: Australia, Argentina, Peru, Ireland, China, and Cambodia. He has also bored audiences in Atlanta and Boston giving talks on video for higher ed. Profile

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There are 8 comments on Trimming the Holiday Fat

  1. Hey, the message of this feature is awful.
    To me, this doesn’t focus on healthy eating but says “hey ladies, don’t be a fattie just cuz you’re stressed out or cuz it’s the holidays– we’re always watching you.”
    it plays on women’s insecurities about gaining weight and not having the proper waist size to fit into some crappy feminine ideal.
    “waist-friendly” holidays? stuff your face with salad before you go to a party?
    Eating some veggies is cool; obsessive calorie counting is not.

  2. I appreciate the types from Joan. The first commenter may think these are obvious and degrading tips, but I think one may often be surprised at just how many people don’t think of such simple things at putting away the giant sized bag of potato chips while breaking open a book.

  3. For the last 2 years I have been “spoiling my appetite” by snacking 30-60 before dinner. IMO it helps. Thanks Ms. Blake for no nonsense, no guilt advice.

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