If losing weight was taken away from the magazines, what would you like to see them giving advice about? Admittedly, if there was just one topic of advice, it would be a major social signal and get weirdly out of proportion, but let's ignore that problem, or possibly take it up in comments.
Possibilities: learning more languages. This has the minor virtue of not being self-serving for me. It's not something I'm interested in doing, nor that I think I'd be especially good at. If it were a major sort of signalling, we'd have the outcome of people shifting from one language to another in conversations to show off.
Massage: we really don't want this as a major social signal, but I think the world would be a better place if more people knew massage-- both self and other massage.
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