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Weight Loss

  1. science of us
    Diets Only Work If You Believe They WillVox’s Julia Belluz on her night in a metabolism chamber.
  2. bad advice
    The Kardashians Told Khloé Her Weight Was Hurting the Family BrandUnsurprisingly, she said it hurt.
  3. weight loss
    DJ Khaled Is the Newest Weight Watchers Ambassador“My son is my love, my life, and I need to be great for him.”
  4. Just Smelling Food Could Make You Gain WeightA new study found it can convince the body to store fat instead of burn it.
  5. shondaland
    Shonda Rhimes Says People ‘Saw Me As a Person’ After Weight Loss“When I was fat, I wasn’t a PERSON to these people.”
  6. misogyny
    Gabourey Sidibe: ‘Don’t Congratulate Me’ for Losing Weight“Mind your own body.”
  7. Vegetarian Diets May Be More Effective for Weight Loss Than Restricting CaloriesAccording to a new study.
  8. body image
    Why Can’t We Be More Honest When We Talk About Weight Loss?Relax, it’s okay to be on a diet.
  9. Here’s the Bad News for People Who Want to Lose Weight Without Exercising▶️ It’s worth a look at the science.
  10. our casual dysmorphia
    Disturbing Study Looks at the Effectiveness of ThinspoImages of thin people can change how much you eat.
  11. There Are at Least 59 Types of Obesity, According to ResearchersAnd they probably require different treatments.
  12. weighty matters
    Apparently There Are at Least 59 Types of ObesityAnd they probably require different treatments.
  13. it's all in your head
    It’s Your Brain’s Fault If You Can’t Stick to a DietSome people have an easier time losing weight than others.
  14. the truth hurts
    This Is the Skinniest You’ll Be All Year, According to Rude StudyA pox on all holiday parties.
  15. data dumps
    Using a Fitness Tracker Doesn’t Help You Lose WeightPeople without one shed more pounds.
  16. Amy Schumer Was Told Women Can’t Weigh More Than 140 Pounds in HollywoodThe American dream.
  17. outright lies
    No, Walking Isn’t a Better Workout Than RunningTracy Anderson seems to think so.
  18. explainers
    Eating Only One Food to Lose Weight Is a Terrible IdeaMono diets aren’t weight-loss magic.
  19. keeping up with the kardashians
    The Kim Kardashian Weight-Loss Story Has Gone Too Far I love to know everything about Kim Kardashian except her exact weight.
  20. swellness
    The Easiest Way to Burn 600 Calories Is by Sitting in a 150-Degree BoxGwyneth Paltrow, Leonardo DiCaprio, and models are all into “detoxing” and sweating it out in hot boxes.
  21. swellness
    Is Cooking With Coconut Oil the Best Thing You Could Be Doing?Coconut oil supposedly has a million and one uses. Should cooking be one of them?
  22. yo-yo dieting
    Try As You Might, You Can’t Keep Weight Off With WillpowerSheer force of will is not enough for the majority of people.
  23. Don’t Talk About Kids’ Weight, PleaseNew study says it’s pretty much never a good idea.
  24. news of the week
    Perhaps You’ve Heard That Olivia Munn Lost 12 PoundsThis story’s going viral.
  25. voyeurism
    The Biggest Loser Is Organized Fat-Shaming, So How Is It Still on TV?The show perpetuates the notion that people are obese because they’re lazy.
  26. weighty matters
    Why the Conversation About Obesity Needs to ChangeStruggling to lose weight doesn’t make you a failure.
  27. damn evolution
    Why, Exactly, Do Our Bodies Fight Us on Weight Loss?Thanks a lot, evolution.
  28. weighty matters
    Why Do So Many Dieters Gain Lost Weight Back?A new study on Biggest Loser contestants has some disheartening findings.
  29. exercises in futility
    Okay Don’t Freak Out But Exercising Doesn’t Make You Lose WeightLooks like you just have to eat fewer calories — and STILL work out because it’s *good* for you, ugh.
  30. new directions
    Why Weight Watchers’ New Message About Fitness Is So SmartWorking out shouldn’t be an excuse to eat more.
  31. things that are unfair
    Cheer Up! Dieting Is FutileGreat news for the Monday after Thanksgiving.
  32. weight loss
    Oprah’s Investment in Weight Watchers Was Smart Because the Program Doesn’t WorkOprah was right to invest in a program that has so many repeat customers.
  33. myths
    Working Out Isn’t a Magic Bullet for Weight LossIf you’re trying to lose weight, diet may be more important than exercise.
  34. weight loss
    When Diet Drugs Actually Make You Gain WeightIn one study, even seeing weight-loss advertisements made people eat more. 
  35. science
    What a Chocolate Hoax Can Teach Us About Junk ScienceShocker.
  36. diets
    Most Commercial Weight-Loss Programs Are a Waste of MoneyNew research shows that even when these programs do have an impact, it’s usually a small one that doesn’t last.
  37. weight loss
    Your Personality Could Be Making You FatThere’s an underrated “know thyself” element to losing weight, according to a new study.
  38. advice
    Ask Polly: How Do I Stop Hating Myself?Stop online dating, for one thing.
  39. health
    Nice Words Can Lead to Weight LossThe power of encouragement. 
  40. weight loss
    People Who Weigh Themselves More Lose More WeightIf you’re trying to slim down, keep that scale nearby.
  41. health
    A Glorious ‘Exercise Pill’ May Be in Our FutureJust hang on ten years or so. It’s coming. Probably.
  42. tech
    Do ‘Gamified’ Health and Nutrition Apps Work? Who KnowsThere’s a burgeoning market for these apps, but no one knows if they’re effective in the long run.
  43. health
    Happiness Isn’t Guaranteed After Weight LossHot new bod. Same old life.
  44. Why Smart People Fall for Weight-Loss ScamsThe most knowledgeable people can often be the most gullible.
  45. Sorry, But You Might Be Fatter Than You Think You AreA new national survey shows our skewed perceptions of ourselves.
  46. french women don't....
    How French Women Combat CelluliteThey touch themselves.
  47. Overweight Political Candidates Get Fewer VotesFemale candidates are punished more than males ones for being overweight, of course.
  48. A Non-Diet Diet: The Case for Eating Whatever You WantLose weight by not freaking out about losing weight.
  49. This Is the Day of the Week That You Weigh the LeastEnjoy it while it lasts.
  50. our bodies our selfies
    Reminder: Even ‘After’ Photos Are UnattainableShape asked one success story to cover up.
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