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Weight

  1. science of us
    Are Calories Pointless?Fish calories are different than donut calories, and now maybe someone will explain why.
  2. The Pill Causing Weight Gain Is the Myth That Won’t Go AwayWhy so many still believe birth control is to blame for those extra pounds.
  3. More People Are Suffering From Weight-Related Health Problems Than Ever BeforeA new study found obesity is on the rise worldwide.
  4. modest proposals
    Forget Body Positivity: How About Body Neutrality?Self-love can be a lot to ask.
  5. Women Are Still Terrified of Being OverweightGuess the body-positive movement still has some work to do.
  6. weighty matters
    It May Be Legal to Seat Airplane Passengers by Size, But It’s Still CruelHawaiian Airlines isn’t weighing people, but size does factor into its new policy.
  7. Rude Study Says This Is the Skinniest You’ll Be All YearA pox on all holiday parties.
  8. the truth hurts
    This Is the Skinniest You’ll Be All Year, According to Rude StudyA pox on all holiday parties.
  9. Your Weight Can Affect Your Job Prospects — But Only If You’re a WomanFat bias in the service industry can affect women even in the “healthy” weight range.
  10. Why Parents Shouldn’t Talk About Weight With Their TeensNew guidelines seek to banish weight talk.
  11. What Everybody Says About Weight Training Might Be WrongIt’s a “very liberating message.”
  12. size matters
    Robyn Lawley on Why Plus Models Don’t Get Beauty ContractsCurvy model Robyn Lawley explains how she’s been passed over for beauty jobs. 
  13. Your Caftan-Ready Body Will Live ForeverLong live science.
  14. obesity
    What Your Body-Shape Trajectory Says About Your HealthIt’s not just whether you’re an unhealthy weight at a given point, suggests a new study — it’s the trajectory you’re on.
  15. health
    People Who Live Alone Tend to Be ThinnerSo there’s that. 
  16. social psychology
    Feeling Fat Is a Self-Fulfilling ProphecyNormal-weight 16-year-olds who believed they were overweight were 40 percent more likely to become obese before they turned 30.
  17. health
    Nice Words Can Lead to Weight LossThe power of encouragement. 
  18. health
    You Should Probably Be Lifting WeightsBecause it’s the time of year to think about such things.
  19. advice
    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.
  20. health
    Hide Your Cereal, and More Secrets From Skinny People’s KitchensIt couldn’t hurt. 
  21. health
    Trouble Ahead for Girls Who Start Dieting YoungDieting at a young age is linked to alcohol abuse and eating disorders later on.
  22. Parents Think Their Obese Kids Are HealthyEven when they’ve enrolled them in an obesity clinic.
  23. Rising Obesity May Be More About Exercise Than DietA 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.
  24. How You Selectively Misremember What You AteOur brains just really love unhealthy food.
  25. Want to Lose Weight? Take a Digital SabbaticalLeave the phone and the cannoli.
  26. science
    Another Thing to Make You Fat: A Well-Lit RoomNew research on light exposure and metabolism.  
  27. comic relief
    When Fat Women Tell Fat JokesMaking weight something more than an easy punch line.
  28. married life
    Study: Men Let Themselves Go After MarriageThe chubby hubby persists. 
  29. the whole truth
    What No One Tells You About Losing Lots of WeightYou still won’t like the way you look naked.
  30. body talk
    Wearing a Size 2 Does Not Make You HappyBut being a size 12 does.
  31. just butts
    Gwyneth Paltrow’s So-Called ‘Long Butt’: What?Tracy Anderson describes her client’s “outer thigh problems.”
  32. quotables
    Zoe Saldana Confused About Her Allure Cover Backlash“It almost felt like you were just looking for a reason to just be upset.”