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Gaining Weight

5 Common Mistakes That Are Causing Your Middle-Age Spread

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.01.2016 | Fifty

It's no secret that trying to lose weight -- or even maintain your weight -- can be an uphill battle in middle age. Sure, things like lower muscle mas...

5 Research-Backed Ways To Speed Up Your Aging Metabolism

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.22.2016 | Fifty

You used to be able to chow down on sugary donuts, creamy pastas and loaded burgers without loosening your belt buckle. But overnight it seems that ev...

Relationship Weight Gain Is Real. Here's How To Deal.

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living

The Question: I feel like I've put on some "love pounds." Is it normal to gain weight in a relationship? Ah, romance. There's nothing quite like know...

The Link Between Traffic Noise And Weight Gain

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Got a noisy bedroom? You might be at a greater risk for weight gain, according to a new study conducted at the Swedish medical university Karolinska I...

How I Came to Love My Soft Belly

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.28.2014 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

With each passing year, my tummy has grown incrementally. She even seems to have a personality; stubborn, intractable and fractious when she isn't fed. She's particularly fond of Nutella and any type of white flour she can sink her teeth into.

Getting Rid of That Pesky 'Last Five Pounds' -- and How to Deal With 'Problem Areas'

Amber Rogers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amber Rogers

We all have that 'last' bit of stubborn fat that just won't respond to dieting. Almost daily I get a question along the lines of "Help! I don't need to lose any more weight, but I've got this (belly/thigh/butt/arm/back) fat that just won't budge!"

WATCH: Couple's Adorable Take On Weight Gain In Marriage

Posted 01.10.2013 | Divorce

Is a spouse's weight gain grounds for divorce? New York magazine sparked a buzzy debate last week with a profile on couples who have dealt with wei...

8 Ways To Survive Holiday Parties Without Gaining Weight

Posted 03.09.2015 | OWN

By Kathryn Matthews Calories are everywhere this time of year. We checked in with three top obesity docs to see how they dodge seasonal fat....

Is Your Personality Making It Impossible To Eat Right?

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul While you can't change who you are (not easily, at least), you can outsmart your inner eater. As a reminder, always consult your...

Today's Comedian: Rock Star or Health Junkie?

Leslie Goshko | Posted 08.10.2012 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Could it be that the old rock 'n' roll party days of comedy are being exchanged for gym memberships and seltzer waters? Could it be that comedians and the comedy community are actually becoming *gulp* health conscious?

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...

Learning to Love Being Soft

Kate Fridkis | Posted 08.07.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

It felt like the world was celebrating me for being hard, lean, and accidentally fit-looking. My body felt cutting edge. And then I started to get soft.

Does Parenthood Make You Fat? This Study Says Yes | Posted 12.07.2011 | Parents

Sometimes a research study comes along with results that are just plain depressing, and today, courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, is one of those ti...

WATCH: You're Getting Fat

Posted 11.26.2011 | Comedy

Been noticing your clothes fitting a little differently than usual? Catching yourself getting out of breath doing stuff that used to be no problem? Yo...

Research Suggests Weight Gain Is Contagious

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

A new study suggests that obesity spreads socially not because friends have shared ideas about acceptable body size, but because they share environments and carry out activities together that may contribute to weight gain.

Are Your Meds Making You Gain Weight?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Getting your doctor to recognize and respond to the fact that your antidepressants or mood stabilizer caused your weight gain can be done without jumping up and down on the scale.

Living Together, Growing Together

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Men are very competitive, so try making up a fake race that's an unrealistic distance at some vague, incredibly far off time. He'll become obsessed with winning and training, and it will never occur to him to question a 400 mile marathon in Decembruary.

Curing The Obesity Epidemic One Beatdown At A Time

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

As a woman of normal -- sometimes even "low" -- weight, I live in constant terror that were I to gain weight, I would no longer be deserving of love.

A New Eating Disorder

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

The key to losing weight isn't dieting; it is learning how to be the weight you want to be permanently.