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Americans Are Getting Heavier and Shorter—How Do You Measure Up?

American women weigh on average 8 pounds more than they did in 2000.

Why This Fitness Influencer Loves Her Body Even More Since Gaining 18 Pounds

"This is your reminder that different weights look different on every body."

Why Netflix's New Fat-Phobic Show "Insatiable" Is So Dangerous

A petition to stop the show from airing has 170,000 signatures and counting.

Lena Dunham Says She Feels So Much Healthier After Her 24 Pound Weight Gain

Her side-by-side-picture post is a reminder not to judgme someone's health by appearance alone.

This Woman Shared Her 15-Pound Weight Gain to Show How Counting Calories Can Be Dangerous

Sara Carlucci highlighted the effect that gaining 15 pounds had on her mental health.

How Falling In Love with Lifting Helped Jeannie Mai Learn to Love Her Body

"There's something so gratifying about testing your strength and feeling surprised by it."

How to ~Finally~ Kick Your Weekend Overeating Habit

So you can enjoy your weekends and work toward your goals *at the same time*.

We Need to Change the Way We Think About Weight Gain During Pregnancy

An R.D. shares how to combat the food shaming and body image issues that expecting moms face.

How to Deal When Friends or Family Don't Support Your Healthy Habits

You know that cousin who rolls his eyes when you don't go for thirds...

More Women Are Trying to Gain Weight Through Diet and Exercise

Muscles are majorly #trending....but is that always a good thing?

Sarah Stage Is 8 Months Pregnant But Says She's Only Gained 18 Pounds

This time it's about how much weight she has gained (or should we say hasn't gained).

Is Your Heightened Sense of Smell Making You Gain Weight?

The weird way your sense of smell affects your metabolism.

Anna Victoria Explains Why She Doesn't Care That She Gained Weight

"Instead of inspiring you with a 'perfect' journey, I hope to inspire you with how I deal with a not-so-perfect journey."

How Giving Up Beer Really Helped Ed Sheeran Lose 50 Pounds

The 25-year-old singer said he'd nearly "doubled in size" before he gave it up.

6 Tricks for Preventing Weight Gain and Staying at Your "Happy" Weight

Pinpoint that sweet spot where your mind (and body) are happiest—and learn how to stay there

7 Small Changes You Can Make Every Day for Flatter Abs

Small daily swaps = big changes in your waist

These Benefits of Weight Loss Will Motivate You to Hit Your Goals

And they have nothing to do with what you see in the mirror