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Are Calories Pointless?
Fish calories are different than donut calories, and now maybe someone will explain why.
The Pill Causing Weight Gain Is the Myth That Won’t Go Away
Why so many still believe birth control is to blame for those extra pounds.
More People Are Suffering From Weight-Related Health Problems Than Ever Before
A new study found obesity is on the rise worldwide.
Forget Body Positivity: How About Body Neutrality?
Self-love can be a lot to ask.
Women Are Still Terrified of Being Overweight
Guess the body-positive movement still has some work to do.
It May Be Legal to Seat Airplane Passengers by Size, But It’s Still Cruel
Hawaiian Airlines isn’t weighing people, but size does factor into its new policy.
Rude Study Says This Is the Skinniest You’ll Be All Year
A pox on all holiday parties.
the truth hurts
This Is the Skinniest You’ll Be All Year, According to Rude Study
A pox on all holiday parties.
Your Weight Can Affect Your Job Prospects — But Only If You’re a Woman
Fat bias in the service industry can affect women even in the “healthy” weight range.
Why Parents Shouldn’t Talk About Weight With Their Teens
New guidelines seek to banish weight talk.
What Everybody Says About Weight Training Might Be Wrong
It’s a “very liberating message.”
Robyn Lawley on Why Plus Models Don’t Get Beauty Contracts
Curvy model Robyn Lawley explains how she’s been passed over for beauty jobs.
Your Caftan-Ready Body Will Live Forever
Long live science.
What Your Body-Shape Trajectory Says About Your Health
It’s not just whether you’re an unhealthy weight at a given point, suggests a new study — it’s the trajectory you’re on.
People Who Live Alone Tend to Be Thinner
So there’s that.
Feeling Fat Is a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
Normal-weight 16-year-olds who believed they were overweight were 40 percent more likely to become obese before they turned 30.
Nice Words Can Lead to Weight Loss
The power of encouragement.
You Should Probably Be Lifting Weights
Because it’s the time of year to think about such things.
Ask Polly: Do I Have to Lose Weight to Find Love?
You are not looking for someone who loves you for the sum of your quantifiable qualities.
Hide Your Cereal, and More Secrets From Skinny People’s Kitchens
It couldn’t hurt.
Trouble Ahead for Girls Who Start Dieting Young
Dieting at a young age is linked to alcohol abuse and eating disorders later on.
Parents Think Their Obese Kids Are Healthy
Even when they’ve enrolled them in an obesity clinic.
Rising Obesity May Be More About Exercise Than Diet
A new study finds that we’re eating the same number of calories that we did in the late 1980s, but that we’re exercising way less.
How You Selectively Misremember What You Ate
Our brains just really love unhealthy food.
Want to Lose Weight? Take a Digital Sabbatical
Leave the phone
Another Thing to Make You Fat: A Well-Lit Room
New research on light exposure and metabolism.
When Fat Women Tell Fat Jokes
Making weight something more than an easy punch line.
Study: Men Let Themselves Go After Marriage
The chubby hubby persists.
the whole truth
What No One Tells You About Losing Lots of Weight
You still won’t like the way you look naked.
Wearing a Size 2 Does Not Make You Happy
But being a size 12 does.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s So-Called ‘Long Butt’: What?
Tracy Anderson describes her client’s “outer thigh problems.”
Zoe Saldana Confused About Her
“It almost felt like you were just looking for a reason to just be upset.”