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Thinking You Have Fat Genes May Be Making You Fat
Talk about the worst kind of self-fulfilling prophecy!
Society Has a Double Standard About Junk Food
Amy Schumer and Meghan Tonjes take a stand against a culture that glorifies food but vilifies anyone who's not thin and eats it.
The New York Times Can Predict Future Obesity in America
“Newspapers are basically crystal balls for obesity."
You Need Way More Nutrients for Good Gut Health
We've got a gut feeling you should read this.
New Pee Test Can Predict Your Risk for Obesity
Knowing your risk could be as simple as peeing in a cup.
Which U.S. State Is the Most Athletic?
Find out where your home state ranks based on its number of CrossFit gyms, fitness stores, and more.
How Your Sleep Schedule Affects Your Weight Gain and Disease Risk
Social jetlag increases your risk for obesity and obesity-related diseases, a new study shows. Find out how to avoid it.
Americans' Waistlines Are Getting Bigger
And researchers say women are leading the pack.
Science Proves It: Fat-Shaming Is Mean, Doesn't Help People Lose Weight
A growing body of evidence shows that bullying people into trying to lose weight just doesn't work.
Is This the Secret to Health and Happiness?
Healthy gut bacteria is linked to everything from improved immunity to a better mood. So how do you make sure your stomach's in good shape?
Is a Cupcake Ban in Schools a Bad Idea?
An increasing number of schools nationwide are banning sugary treats from the classroom in an attempt to curb childhood obesity. Necessary evil or does it go too far?
Dubai Is Paying Children to Lose Weight
The city’s unorthodox plan to combat obesity has many questioning the safety of their well-intended idea.
Most People Eat 92 Percent of What's on Their Plate
A new study shows that adults consistently consume the vast majority of what they serve themselves.
530 Fatties Facebook Page Makes Fun of Obese People and Is Absolutely Terrible
Find out more about this awful site circulating in the California area and how you can help stop it.
Obesity May Affect Women Differently Than Men
New research may bring us one step closer to developing the best treatment to help women successfully lose weight.
A Super Easy Guide to Losing Weight and Getting Healthy for Good
The research gets confusing, so we whittled it all down into these sure-fire tips to help you live your healthiest.
J.Crew Debuts Size 000
Despite America's growing waistlines, the popular retailer just introduced an ever-smaller size.
Lack of Exercise (Not Too Much Food) Leads to Obesity
You’ve also gotta move, new research says.
Americans Spend the Least Money on Food Worldwide
Rising food prices may have you feeling the pinch, but you’ll be surprised how much less we spend compared to other countries.
9 Obesity Myths to Stop Believing
These common assumptions have lived long enough—it’s time to set the facts straight for good.
One Man Hopes to Change the Healthy Food Community, Why Your Brain Loves Junk Food, and the FDA Just Approved the First Personal Robotic Exoskeleton
One man’s mission to change eliminate waste and hunger, plus our fave fast food and robots are coming!
Can You Exercise Away a Bad Diet? New Coca-Cola Ad Says Yes
That's the philosophy Coca-Cola seems to be going for with its new ad. Here's why it's not so simple.
Most Americans Don't Think They're Overweight
But in fact 69 percent of us are. What’s behind the discrepancy?
Facebook Just Got Creepier, Men Are Too Focused on PE, and the Real Reason Olive Oil Is So Good for You
Now everyone on the social media behemoth can inquire if you're single (because clearly you wanted them to ask).
The Surprising Factor That May Curb Weight Gain
If you’re trying to slim down for summer, this odd trick may help you lose weight, research suggests.