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Sitting Pretty: Good-Looking People Make More Money, But It's Not All Roses

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 09.29.2016 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

To put it plainly, pretty people get paid more, and not just in occupations like modeling, entertainment, sales and marketing, and prostitution. To what extent do good looks matter in the workplace? What physical characteristics are most rewarded? You might be amazed by the answers.

I'm Scared of Gaining Too Much Pregnancy Weight

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 09.09.2016 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

"I'm 28 weeks pregnant and I have become consumed with the idea that I'm gaining too much weight. I think about how much I'm eating all the time, even though I'm on track for the right amount to gain."

My Big, Fat Secret: I Love My Breastfeeding Body

Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH, CLC | Posted 09.02.2016 | Parents
Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH, CLC

I love that my son and my daughter were little humans protected and nourished inside me. I love that as they grew, my body grew with them. My body grew as much as it could possibly grow, and then pushed through those boundaries and grew some more.

I'm A Man, And I've Spent My Life Ashamed Of My Body

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.20.2015 | Women

It was the summer of 1999. I went to the mall with my friend Derek, and we ran into one of his friends at Spencer’s Gifts. I browsed the store while...

Airline To Weigh Passengers Before Boarding, Travel Hits New Low (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel

As if air travel couldn't get any worse, Uzbekistan Airways announced on its website Friday that the carrier will be weighing its passengers before th...

The Perils of Obesity Prejudices

Scott Kahan, M.D. | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Scott Kahan, M.D.

One of the most damaging aspects of obesity is the weight bias and stigma that is so pervasive in our thin-obsessed society. Although modern societi...

5 Reasons Your Body Shape Changes As You Age | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Ever noticed that the waist you used to have has been replaced with a thicker middle? Or that you seem to be shrinking? It's not your im...

'OITNB' Star Dascha Polanco On Not Being Size Zero In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.20.2015 | Latino Voices

“Orange Is The New Black” star Dashca Polanco isn't shy about sharing the body-related insecurities she had growing up. Now, the star delves into ...

Using Mindfulness to Revolutionize the Diet Industry

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Diets lead us to believe that the answer is outside of ourselves. It is time, past time, to start looking at our full relationship with eating, how we feel when we eat certain foods, why we eat at certain times, what hunger means to our body. It is time to question everything!

Reclaiming My Fat

Taylor Vidmar | Posted 06.29.2015 | Teen
Taylor Vidmar

My problem with the word isn't what it means, but how it's said and how it's presented to me visually (i.e. before and after pictures, diet ads, etc.). What I want to change is the negative connotation that is attached to the word.

How to Feel Hot in Your Bathing Suit This Summer

Sarah Jenks | Posted 07.09.2016 | Women
Sarah Jenks

Then I began to Live More regardless of what I thought I looked like; I would step out from the shame I felt of my body and fully live my life. Then I not only started to enjoy my beach weekends so much more, but I also felt hot in my bikini even though I still didn't lose the winter weight.

The Weight Is Over

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 06.18.2016 | Good News
Heather Gillis-Harris

We all need to find the body that works best for us and don our colorful prints with confidence regardless of the shape we're in.

Unloading a Weighty Taboo

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 06.16.2016 | Women
Jessica R. Dreistadt

I can wrap both of my legs behind my head. My triglyceride level recently registered at 62. My favorite food is kale. And in addition to all of these glorious qualities, I am overweight.

Weight Loss Studies Drive Me Crazy

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 06.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Every so often, I stumble across a study that makes me nuts. Some well-intentioned researchers suggest at the conclusion of a well-financed study that...

I Love My Thighs

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

I was bulimic at 16. Pregnant at 19. Unhappy and at my highest weight at 24, and very hungry and still unhappy at one of my lowest weights at 27.

The Whole "Dad Bod" Thing

Lauren Slayton | Posted 05.28.2016 | Women
Lauren Slayton

If I'm dreaming I wish men would come out and say "we don't like a woman with a super flat stomach, perfection is not what we're after"...but that would require I go back to sleep and dreamland.

The Importance of Finding Your Tribe (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 05.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Manske

2015-05-22-1432338746-5872862-2015052214323122322116311RobertandGarysmall.jpgThroughout Robert Scott's life, he had an alcoholic father, became overweight and addicted to drugs, and was affected by the AIDS crisis in San Francisco in the 1980s. Reflecting on his life, he realizes one thing: the importance of finding one's tribe.

From Germ Theory to the Microbiome: Why Microbes Still Rule Our Lives

Alanna Collen | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Alanna Collen

We now have an opportunity to shift the focus from simply diagnosing and treating ill health to understanding, curing and preventing it. Caring for our microbes gives us a chance to conquer this new wave of illness, and live healthier, happier lives.

I'm Admitting My Shame: I. Am. A. Crowdfunder.

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 05.18.2016 | Money
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

As a three-time crowdfunder let me tell you a little secret: almost no one gets rich. There are a few exceptions, those are celebrities and people pre-selling really cool gadgets.

6 Things I Learned From My First Spartan

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

I gathered a group of tough, like-minded Spartan virgins and we began our training program. I created a workout for all of us to use, a sort of litmus test to prepare ourselves as well as gauge our progress during training. We trained as a team. We raced as team. And we finished as a team. Here are a few things I learned:

Why Women's Weight Loss 'Advice' Has More To Do With Power Than Health

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living

From the way weight loss and gain is constantly discussed and criticized in society, to the "tips" and "tricks" that are hailed for how best to drop p...

Give or Take

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.12.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Can Kimchi Be Used to Help Battle Obesity? New Research Suggests Yes

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: Flickr/Craig Nagy Fermented kimchi may offer an interesting method of helping human metabolism, suggests a new study from researchers i...

The Hidden Ways Sleep Deprivation Can Lead To Weight Gain

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Zahra Barnes for Life by DailyBurn Can’t figure out why you’re gaining weight -- or why it’s so difficult to erase those extra pounds? You...

4 Things We Can All Learn From P!NK and Kelly Clarkson's Responses to Body Shamers

Madeleine Melcher | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Madeleine Melcher

In a time when social media has brought body shaming to an all time high we need some reminders. We need to stop being our own worst critics, remember our worth and find our happy, all while setting the example for our kids.