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7 Healthier Recipes For Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 03.06.2013 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

In 2013, allow yourself your favorite comfort foods, but find healthier ways of eating them. Cooking these dishes for yourself is a start.

All Women Are Real Women

Dori Hartley | Posted 02.26.2013 | Women
Dori Hartley

Every woman on this planet is a real woman. There is not one single "type" that is better or womanlier than another. There is not one woman who holds the title of supreme, but... real? Real is what we all are.

Thanksgiving: Should America Cut Back Due to Obesity Crisis?

Rajiv Narayan | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Rajiv Narayan

I don't think the holidays should be canceled. A more precise solution is needed to tackle a more complex problem for a rising population in our society. But let's have that discussion instead of one that perpetuates the the tired and unhelpful way we currently talk about obesity.

Is My Daughter Turning Into Me?

Wendy Widom | Posted 12.31.2012 | Parents
Wendy Widom

Where, I wonder, is my dear daughter getting the flaw phobia from? Is it from her mom, who is constantly angry at herself for not being smarter, thinner, more successful, more laid back, more ambitious, more content, less reactionary and less oversensitive? Hmm ... that's a tough one.

Setting a New Female Ideal: Fit Instead of Fat or Thin

A.J. Walkley | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
A.J. Walkley

We are barraged in the media with "skinny" and "fat," but the "fit" is missing, and that's a problem.

How Do I Look? Women and the Need for a Second Opinion

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 12.18.2012 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

"Hi! Ohmigod, I'm so glad you're here!" she said. I wasn't sure why, but suddenly, so was I! She gestured to her legs. "Are these pants too tight on me?"

11 Ways Food Marketing Can Make You Fat

Posted 10.18.2012 | Home

You probably feel in your gut -- literally -- that food marketing can make you fat. The fact that we're constantly exposed to ads for various products...

Should You Tell Someone They're Fat?

Paul LaRosa | Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul LaRosa

I'm of the mind that telling someone they need to lose weight is a gift of sorts. Yes, they surely know they are fat but many people are not going to do anything about it until they are told to their face that everyone else knows they are fat and it's, well, unattractive.

The Last Acceptable Prejudice in America

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

Prejudice against the obese is the last "acceptable" prejudice in America. The overweight are treated differently. They're looked at differently. They're stared at, sneered at, and discriminated against.

Do Heavy People Pay More For Gas?

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money

With gas prices reaching record highs in certain parts of the country, Americans are looking for someone to blame for their pain at the pump. But driv...

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?