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What it Feels Like When Lady Gaga Tweets About You

Alex Budman | Posted 12.01.2012 | Women
Alex Budman

You never know who is reading your work and where it might end up.

Do I Look Fat In This Body?

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 11.18.2012 | Women
Kathy Carter Woods

I have been every size from 2 - 24. I have adopted vegan diets and I've binged out like a fiend. I have exercised responsibly and run until I passed out. You wanna know what made my life feel good? I mean, really, really good? Giving up body hate.

Why You Can Have Everything You Want, No Matter Your Size

Rebecca DiLiberto | Posted 11.14.2012 | Women
Rebecca DiLiberto

Do you realize how absurd it is to let your physical body affect your success in the non-superficial arenas of your life? Is one required to possess a law degree from Harvard in order to be qualified to host the Miss America pageant? No? Then why do you think you need to look like Miss America in order to pursue your law degree at Harvard?

Fat and Happy -- They Didn't Get That Expression Out of Thin Air

Judy Silk | Posted 10.27.2012 | Fifty
Judy Silk

Wearing a size 11 meant I was fat. And in my world, in this society, that isn't okay. It isn't acceptable. It isn't ideal. No one likes it.

The Real Reason For Belly Fat, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Oz, the Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo to talk about a variety of topics, includi...

Confessions of a Former Boob Man (As in a Man With His Own Boobs!)

Gregg McBride | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Although you wouldn't know it to look at me today, I used to be a total boob man. But the difference between me and that guy who Googles Dolly Parton is that at the time, I had boobs that could give Ms. P a run for her money.

Foods That Are Belly Fat Traps, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Health and nutrition expert, Joy Bauer, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and she told me about the main causes of belly fat. Not only is it o...

The Biggest Enemy For Belly Fat, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Nutrition and health expert, Joy Bauer, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and she told me about the number one cause of belly fat. Not only is...

The Word You Should Never Use in Front of Women

Yashar Ali | Posted 08.25.2012 | Women
Yashar Ali

As a society, the word "fat" is one of the last few acceptable slurs we can use in public.

Holy Smokes, It's Batman! The 10 Weirdest Batman Costumes

www.oddee.com | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

Batman costumes aren't what they used to be. Whether butchered, barely-there, or the lazy version (see: Batman costume painted onto a Snuggie), fan...

Why We Stay Silent On The Addiction Of Overeating

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 06.19.2012 | Women

Why did I get fat? Why was I eating until I hurt and regarding my own body as something as distant and unsympathetic as, say, the state of the housing...

Fat Activist Lesley Kinzel on How to Stop Dieting and Start Loving Your Body

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Truthfully, I'm all for self-acceptance, but I've had trouble embracing the fat acceptance movement. Until, that is, I devoured Two Whole Cakes, the delightful, insightful new book by fat activist Lesley Kinzel.

Teaching My Daughter About The 'F Word'

Dan Bucatinsky | Posted 08.07.2012 | Parents
Dan Bucatinsky

This is my one shot to teach my kid about acceptance and body image and compassion and the importance of good nutrition all at the same time. But no pressure.

10 Jobs That Will Make You Fat

Posted 06.07.2012 | Money

That muffin you grabbed on your way into this morning's breakfast meeting is probably making you fat. A new study by CareerBuilder confirmed what m...

Lose Weight, Gain Body Confidence? Not Necessarily, Says Purdue Researcher Sarah Mustillo

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

What is it about our culture that makes it so darned hard for girls to have good body image? Why, in fact, does bad body image plague America's great, multi-generational sorority?

Startling New Stats About Homelessness And Obesity

Joel John Roberts | Posted 07.24.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

How can people struggling with an impoverished life on the streets, not even knowing when or where their next meal will be, also battle with obesity? How can hungry homeless people be fat?

The Rumpus Sunday Essay: Flesh and Bones

The Rumpus | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women

Consider the clavicle. Clavicles, actually. There are two of them, the darlings, the slender twin horizontal bones forming those small knobs at the...

How I Learned To Stop Fearing My Reflection

JJ Keith | Posted 07.20.2012 | Healthy Living
JJ Keith

Accepting our bodies -- and meaning it -- is harder than it seems. I don't want to live my life always five or 10 or 30 pounds away from being okay with myself.

A Matter of Weight

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

As difficult as it is to accept, this obesity epidemic requiring a national conversation has to be done person by person by person, with as much collective compassion, creativity, insight and patience as humanly possible.

Are Black Women Obese Because We Want to Be?

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 07.08.2012 | Women
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

African-American women must not be reluctant to discuss the issue of obesity if we are to address the health disparities that make us, and the children for whom we are primary caretakers, live sicker and shorter lives.

How To Tone Any Body Part

Jeff Halevy | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

Want to know the trick behind toning any body part, even the most troublesome "stubborn fat" areas like your hips, thighs and stomach?

How To Build A Healthier Breakfast

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

The benefits of breakfast are almost too numerous to list. I find that more and more people now know that they should eat breakfast -- but they still ask me what to eat. My advice is to eat traditional foods.

Bye-Bye Fat: What Actually Works?

Jeff Halevy | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

You know what they say opinions are like, and it's no different when it comes to opinions on weight loss: Everyone has one. But what actually works?

7 Foods With More Fat Than A Stick Of Butter

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living

You wouldn't sit down to dinner at your favorite restaurant and order a stick of butter a la carte. You're too smart for that -- you know there'd be l...

I'm Not Fat, But What If I Were

Posted 04.19.2012 | Women

Kerry Cohen | Role/Reboot Kerry Cohen is not fat. But like many women, she struggles almost daily with what she sees in the mirror. She shares her ...