Weight Watchers Slammed For Their Weight-Loss App Targeted For Kids

Bella Breakdown Parents are calling for a boycott against the weight loss company Weight Watchers after learning that they were aiming its new app at children. Over 78,000 people have signed the petition online calling for the diet program to remove the app. More than 78,000 people have signed a petition online calling on WW, formerly Weight Watchers, to remove its new app aimed at children ages 8 to 17. The app, named Kurbo by WW, claims it’s “designed to help kids and teens … reach a healthier weight,” according to a statement released by WW. Using the Traffic...

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Fun Workouts To Do If You Hate Going To The Gym

Bella Breakdown Going to the gym can be very intimidating if it’s not somewhere you frequently go to. However, a fear of the gym doesn’t mean you can’t get into shape. Here are some fun workouts you can do if you don’t like going to the gym. Go to a fitness class: This is a great option for those who don’t want to use the fitness equipment. Luckily, there are plenty of workout options for any type of fitness regime you want to do and it’s the perfect way to meet individuals with the same interests as you and...

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Equinox Facing Boycotts After Owner Plans To Host Trump Fundraiser

Bella Breakdown Equinox and SoulCycle may be facing a boycott after Stephen Ross, who owns both companies is under fire for plans to host a high-dollar Trump fundraiser. After news of Ross’ affiliation was made public customers wasted no time canceling their memberships. The fundraiser is scheduled for Aug. 9 in Southampton, New York, with top tickets selling for $250,000, which includes a meeting with the president. However, the LGBTQ community isn’t too happy with his plans and as popular as Equinox and SoulCycle are within the community and are making their voices heard. Equinox itself touts its “clubs”...

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This Common Habit Is As Hazardous As Licking A Toilet Bowl

Bella Breakdown You may think that you’re saving the planet by reusing your water bottle, but the truth is you are putting the dirtiest things in your mouth. According to studies, when left unwashed reusable water bottles can become a breeding ground for bacteria and a safe haven for poop particles. Whether plastic or metal, screw-top or squeeze, bottles that go days between cleanings can leave us gulping down germs with every drink. It was New Jersey-based EmLab P&K, an environmental testing firm, that found water bottles carrying an average of more than 300,000 colony-forming units of bacteria per...

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Diseases You Can Get From The Gym

Bella Breakdown Going to the gym has many benefits for those looking to lose weight or gain some more muscles. However, what people don’t tell you is that going to the gym can also expose you to some serious skin diseases if the equipment is cleaned properly. Folliculitis: A common affliction that looks like itchy red bumps or acne. If you suspect you have it, it’s best not to scratch because the bumps can turn into crusty sores that cause permanent scars. The condition is caused by microbes like bacteria or fungus that get inside hair follicles in the...

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