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Weight Gain

David Smith Regains Hundreds Of Pounds: 'A Lot Of People Were Counting On Me To Be Inspiring'

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

In 2009, David Smith sat down with Matt Lauer on "Today" and revealed a dramatic 400-pound weight loss. But over the past three years, Smith has re...

Baby Boomer Bathing Suits and Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.30.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The suits from last summer seem to hit all the wrong places. Does anyone else have this problem?

My Gluten-Free Diet Disaster

Missy Chase Lapine | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Missy Chase Lapine

I'm not allergic to gluten, so I didn't expect that removing it from my diet would really do anything for me, except maybe help me drop a few pounds. But it did just the opposite; it made the scale needle start creeping up higher than usual.

How to Enjoy a Cruise Vacation Without Going Overboard

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

By changing your cruise mindset to a mindful eating mindset, you'll enjoy your cruise -- or any vacation -- without taking it home with you.

Why My Husband And I Are 'Fat And Happy'

Tracy DiNunzio | Posted 06.09.2012 | Weddings
Tracy DiNunzio

Three hours, two bottles of wine, and eight empty plates later, I knew I was in love. I had finally met a man who not only respected my...ahem...healthy appetite, but who could match it with his own.

Why I’m Terrified Gaining Weight May Ruin My Marriage

Rachel Eddey | Posted 06.07.2012 | Divorce
Rachel Eddey

I have a friend whose husband said he would divorce her if her weight ever reached Pretty Big Number (PBN). The woman in question is five feet tall, currently weighs 110, and is in relative control of her health.

Why 'Mad Men' Episode Three 'Burkes' Well

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

Do Roger's remarks "Burke?"

Why Losing Weight Doesn't Make It All Better

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Losing weight isn't just a physical change for women. In fact, the emotional upheaval caused by weight loss can be devastating.

Pinned: Porn on Pinterest

Susan Harrow | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
Susan Harrow

I'm in love with Pinterest the new hot social network where images are digital coke -- addictive, unlimited pleasure with just a few side effects -- l...

How To Manage Your Appetite After A Bad Night's Sleep

Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Natasha Turner for Blisstree.com Whether you had a pile of deadlines that kept you up until the late hours, or a pile of friends that kept y...

Bored Into Weight Gain?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Boredom often gives us pause to our too busy and stressful lives, but if we can deal with boredom correctly, it might actually help us lose weight.

To the Hips, To the Hips

Judi Freedman | Posted 05.04.2012 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

I've only gained a pound or two, yet my clothes just don't seem to fit me like they used to anymore. My pants are tighter and my waist feels like a ball of rising bread dough that I wish I could punch down into a flat loaf.

Obesity Epidemic: Is Your Mother to Blame?

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 04.17.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Wurtzel

And, tomorrow, when I eat a piece of double-layer spice cake with cream cheese frosting (just for example), I will curse my mother. She smoked like a fiend, fasted when pregnant with me and probably force-fed me formula from a bottle.

My Biggest Fear: Becoming Obese... Again

Will Aguila, M.D. | Posted 04.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Will Aguila, M.D.

Those of us who have overcome our battle with weight always tuck away in the back of our minds the fear that it can happen again. It keeps us in check, but it is ever-present.

Let's Stop Waiting For A Better Body

Kate Fridkis | Posted 03.24.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

We act like we have a couple different bodies. There's the one you're in now, and then there's the one that's your real body.

Southern Fried Pancreas

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Schweitzer

The collective reaction to Paula Deen's diabetes announcement tells us much about our attitude toward health and nutrition. Of course nobody is shocked at the news, but many commentators missed an opportunity to make a bigger point.

Overeating Flare-Ups: Are They the Cause of Chronic Obesity?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Ultimately, dieters who are plagued by chronic overeating flare-ups may be able to diminish their severity because they learn from past experience how to handle the situations that are causing them to stop following a calorie-conscious food plan.

Our Bodies: With Us Or Against Us?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Can we prevent weight gain and obesity? The answer is self-evident in our rear-view mirror.

Fruit And Veggie Lovers Not Immune To Weight Gain

Reuters | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A large new European study finds that simply eating a lot of fruits and vegetables may not be enough to stave off the weig...

Cheryl Burke On Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

People | Posted 12.26.2011 | Celebrity

Dancing with the Stars pro Cheryl Burke made it all the way to the finals last month, but she won't be celebrating with an extra serving of her favori...

Infographic: How To Navigate Your Holiday Feast

Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living

While the holidays may seem synonymous with over-indulgence, research suggests that the average American actually gains only one to two pounds over th...

Is Holiday Weight Gain, Like January Bills, Inevitable?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The infamous holiday five pounds do not have to be inevitable, and what a wonderful gift you will be giving yourself to enter the New Year without the extra weight of the past.

5 Reasons Your Workout Isn't Working

Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com Have you been working out consistently for months (maybe even years) and yet the scale is creeping up? Here are five...

5 Healthy Tips To Stave Off Extra Holiday Pounds

Ben Greenfield | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Once the holidays arrive, your tidy, type-A, strictly scheduled world can begin to unravel, and a number of factors make it easy to gain weight around this time of year. You can avoid these issues, however, by planning ahead.

Sleep Late, Gain Weight? How Bedtime Affects BMI

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A message to night owls: There's news that your bedtime -- and those late-night snacks -- may be preventing you from dropping those stubborn extra pounds.