Fat is not sexy.
That’s the common belief in Western culture, one of those things “they say.” However, we now have scientific verification of this. Research published in the scientific journal Obesity says:
“Obesity is associated with lack of enjoyment of sexual activity, lack of sexual desire, difficulties with sexual performance, and avoidance of sexual encounters. Sexual quality of life is most impaired for women.”
A Duke University study shows that obese people seeking to lose weight have these complaints 25 times the rate of normal-weight people. For men, the primary complaint is erectile dysfunction. For women it is the lack of sexual partners, the infrequency of sexual activity and the shame and low self-esteem associated with their obesity.
The good news is that studies show weight loss can resolve these problems! Studies published in Obesityreport “strong and consistent evidence of the positive effects of weight loss on sexual functioning for men and evidence for the benefits of weight loss on sexual……………