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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 ...

Fats You Can -- And Should -- Eat

Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living

By Kate Lowenstein It's just not fair: Fat got a bad rap decades ago because scientists assumed, based on the misinterpretation of a couple of la...

Facebook Study Shows Surprising Link Between Social Media, Self-Esteem

Posted 04.02.2012 | Science

By: Leslie Meredith Published: 03/30/2012 05:16 PM EDT on TechNewsDaily   "Do I look fat?" The answer is a resounding yes if you're on ...

This Gym Wants To Know If You’re ‘Skinny Fat’

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 05.12.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Though the risks of skinny fat are very real, the issue is one of context.

Is Fat-Bashing Ever Okay?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 05.12.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

Fat jokes, demeaning comments delivered in a sarcastic tone, are a staple on comedies but despite the tired laugh-track, they're not at all funny.

"Marijuana' Study May Lead To Eat-All-You-Want Diet Pill

Posted 03.07.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/06/2012 12:30 PM EST on LiveScience A dreamy diet pill that someday allows people to ...

Paula Deen: The Lost Teaching Moment

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

If only the message from the media about Paula Deen had been "We're all eating too much sugar!" Instead, a perfectly good teaching moment was wasted in a sea of inanities about the "dangers" of eating fat.

Lard For Land Rovers: Tyson Converts Animal Fat To Fuel

Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

You've probably heard of cars that look like their owners. What about cars that eat like their owners? Until recently, most of the cars that could do ...

Margaret Cho Opens Up About Karl Lagerfeld and Weight Issues (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.18.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

2012-02-17-Screenshot20120217at11.45.02AM.png Lagerfeld called Adele "a little fat," and made headlines elsewhere for his offensive remarks. Why did she get so fired up about his comments?

Chew Your Way to Losing More Body Fat

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

Three research studies from the last few years have explored an interesting tool that could potentially be used to combat the obesity epidemic in our culture.

New Study Suggests Surprising Cause Of Obesity

Posted 02.03.2012 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 02/03/2012 09:08 AM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily We've heard obesity can be "sp...

Is 'Brown Fat' The Next Big Thing In Weight Control?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.31.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

By all means, stay tuned to the smoke signals about brown fat. But I urge you to keep other irons in the fire.

I'm With Stupid: The Beefy Cravings of a Newly Cleansed Carnivore

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.10.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I am now 48 hours into a meat-, dairy-, sugar-, alcohol-, chocolate-, processed-food- and taste-free vegetarian detox cleanse, which is the longest I've gone without eating meat by roughly 46 hours.

Out in the Cold, On the Inside

Carol Smaldino | Posted 02.17.2012 | Parents
Carol Smaldino

We are teaching our kids tolerance, fairness and kindness but I'm afraid, too little about the dignity about being different or just being.

He Said He Didn't Like Fat Girls. I Used To Be One.

Kristen Houghton | Posted 02.08.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

I never again want to be thirty pounds heavier, and I know I won't. But I don't want to be fifteen pounds thinner than I am now, either.

The Real Secret To Weight Loss?

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 02.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Exercise will increase the appetite. But how we serve that appetite is the key point. Where are we finding those extra calories?

Healthy Breakfasts

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 01.03.2012 | Parents
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

2011-11-03-Screenshot20111103at1.53.04PM.jpg A healthy recipe for everybody's favorite: pancakes!!

Exercise Gets the Rust Off Type 2's 'Rusty Hinges'

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 12.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

Exercise directly deals with the root of the problem -- insulin resistance -- like no other treatment. For many people with type 2 diabetes, exercise is the most important thing they can do.

The Spookiest Part Of Halloween: Sugar, Fat And Gluten, Oh My!

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 12.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

The sugar or gluten present in candy can make this holiday less than enjoyable for your little one. All is not lost -- there are still many options available, regardless of the limitations he or she may have.