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Body Shape

Frock On: How to Dress for Your Shape

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 09.14.2014 | Style
Zoey Gulmi

In a world of ever-changing trends, knowing what to wear to flatter your body shape can be a bit of a challenge even for the savviest of dressers. Luckily for you, these tips will flatter and flaunt, whatever your size and shape.

Where Did All the Pears Go? How Your Body Shape Determines Your Metabolic Destiny

JJ Virgin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Fortunately, no one is doomed to remain apple-shaped. These seven strategies help balance your blood sugar and optimize fat-burning hormones to make you lean, muscular, and healthy.

Dudes! Lose That Gut!

Trey Ellis | Posted 06.11.2013 | Comedy
Trey Ellis

Dudes! Tried eating like a caveman but still packed on the pounds? Embarrassed trying to choke down an absolutely raw 24-oz porterhouse with a handful of almonds on that second date with Mindy, that adorable Pfizer drug rep? Then try the Paleo Paleo Diet.

Bat Wings and Muffin Tops: How Women Play into Their Own Body Shaming

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.02.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Language is never inconsequential. It is too easy to let self-harm pass for comical self-deprecation.

Another Reason Why Your Dress Size Doesn't Matter

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.23.2013 | Women

Thank you, Tim Gunn, for alerting us to this incredible infographic the New York Times created to show us just how meaningless dress sizes are. Th...

STUDY: Does Your 'Body Type' Predict Your Health?

Christina Huffington | Posted 01.30.2013 | Women

It turns out that "body type" is good for more than just finding out what style bathing suit a women's magazine says is best for your shape. A new...

The Serenity Diet: Can You Change Your Body Shape With Your Mind?

Posted 01.03.2013 | OWN

By Thea Singer Buddhist Megumi Okumura learned to meditate as a child, but the 38-year-old physician never connected meditation with her waistl...

Manorexic Mannequins?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Do we see pressure for men to have an "ideal body type" in other ways besides mannequins? Sure. Men are now being subjected to airbrushing in the media to give them the perfect body.

Shoshanna Gruss on Swimwear and Strapless

Amanda Christine Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Amanda Christine Miller

Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss talks about her eponymous clothing line, inspired by her own shapely figure, whose mission is to create dresses and swimwear for women of all sizes.