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The Horse Says "Put Down That Cookie"

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A new kind of diet trick has a way to ease the pain of seeing large numbers glaring up at you accusingly. There now exists a scale that compares your weight to various critters, like a duck or an ox, as a way to make things relative in your mind. Of course, if our scale started calling us a heifer or a pig, we just might dive headfirst into a can of Slim-Fast. [FWD]