Uk news Instagram star who claims women's stomach fat 'is your uterus' is called out MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The nutritionist and influencer made the claims on her Instagram account but people, including medical professionals disagreed.
Breaking News ! An Instagram influencer who made claims that the 'bump' at the bottom of a woman's stomach is their womb has been called out by an NHS doctor for being "medically inaccurate". Influencer and nutritionist blogger @no.food.rules -whose real name is Colleen, posted a picture of herself holding a sign that says: "FYI that bump at the bottom of your stomach is your uterus." Alongside the picture, she added: "Hands up if this just blew your mind! Shock study revealed risk of being 'slightly overweight' (Image: Getty Images/EyeEm) Read More Related Articles How to get the latest Scottish news stories sent straight to your inbox with our newsletters Read More Related Articles Scots kids stage show FunBox under threat as closure of theatres hits hard "A girlfriend posted this in the SociEATy recently and I realized that there is SO many people who don’t realize this! "Our stomachs? They shouldn’t necessarily be flat! That’s your uterus (and fat and other organs obvi like intentioned, stomach, etc., let’s not get too into anatomy here. Simply saying our tummies and pelvis house V important things) down there!" She went on to say that she had struggled with "staring in the mirror" feeling "frustrated" that her stomach wasn't flat in the past. Read More Related Articles Distraught Scots mum 'cried for days' after covid rules blocked visitors leaving her alone in hospital after giving birth "What was that bump and why wouldn’t it go in?! Welp, the answer is part of that bumps is organs. And we need those. So, that bump? It SHOULD be there and it isn’t wrong." Join our Scottish Mums and Dads Facebook group Whoever said parenting was easy was obviously lying. It can be such hard work! Luckily we now have a Facebook group for Scottish mums and dads to share their woes, worries and winning advice. Whether you're a new parent looking for answers or simply want to let off steam about the price of school uniforms today, our Scottish Mums and Dads Facebook group is just the place. You can join here.
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Dr Joshua Wolrich, an NHS surgical doctor, commented on the post, saying: "Fat is 100 percent normal, but saying the bump is your uterus just simply isn’t medically accurate."
A screenshot of Colleen's post was later shared on Twitter by comedian Sofie Hagen, where others also took issue with her comments. One person replied: "Weird, I had a hysterectomy last year, still got a 'bump', maybe it’s something else guys." Another said: "I mean internal organs do take up space in your body... But like... How about we just be ok with the weight our bodies carry."
A similar incident occurred last year after a tweet about the 'bump' being a uterus also went viral. In response, Dr Sarah Jarvis, GP and clinical director of Patient.info explained what the "bump" actually is.
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