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Skinny Fat

Why Skinny Doesn’t Always Mean Healthy

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The common wisdom is that if you are overweight you are unhealthy, and if you are thin, you are healthy. But new research points to just how dangerous being skinny can be -- if you are a "skinny fat" person, that is.

Why You Don't Have To Be Overweight To Be Unhealthy

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

We need to stand up in our homes, communities and schools and create healthy environments for kids. We need to take back our kids' taste buds, our kitchens and our homes, which have been hijacked by the food industry, and ban anything except real food.

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.

Skinny Fat: 'Today Show' Examines The Health Dangers Of Normal Weight Obesity (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

There are no 'free passes' when it comes to your health -- even if you're the picture of fitness. The Today Show's Joy Behar explains the dangers to ...