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Positive Body Image, Yes…. Normalize Obesity, No

Normalizing obesity through marketing messages is a false band-aid on a very real problem. Obesity should not be shamed…nor should it be celebrated.

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Break Up with Your Excuses and Get Healthy Fast

Stop derailing your efforts to lose weight and get fit. Fitness expert Oonagh Duncan offers these five instant attitude-changers.

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Winter Weight Gain—Sarah Hiner Talks to Lisa Young, PhD, RDN, CDN, author of Finally Full, Finally Slim

The COVID-19 lockdowns have made overeating a national pastime. Learn what fuels winter weight gain and how to protect your body from the damage it can cause.

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Shared Success Stories Help Young Moms Lose Weight, Get Healthier

For overweight and poor young moms, success stories from other women like themselves improve motivation and confidence, leading to a healthier diet.

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Spices May Reduce Risks of a High-Fat, High-Carb Meal

Spices are great flavor boosters. Now, new research shows they also may help curb the health risks from a high-fat, high-carb meal. Get the details…

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Hidden Risks of Normal-Weight Obesity

If your body weight is “normal,” can you still be obese? Yes, it’s possible—and common. Read on for the health risks and solutions…

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Joel Harper’s Ab-Blasting Workout

To tone and tighten your abs, do celebrity trainer Joel Harper’s four-minute workout in the comfort of your own home.…

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Obesity Linked to Diarrhea…and Diet Isn’t to Blame

Obesity is linked to a variety of health risks. Now, a new study could change the way doctors treat bowel problems in those who are obese…

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Body Sculpting Treatments: Breakthrough or Too Good to Be True?

Body sculpting treatments won’t make you skinny but can offer modest results for stubborn pockets of body fat says this holistic plastic surgeon.

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Love Your Body and Put an End to Dieting

If you struggle with dieting and unwanted pounds, the solution may be to stop obsessing about what you can eat and start loving your body. Here’s how…

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Want to Lose Weight for Good This Time? Don’t Go It Alone!

This kind of counseling helps you make meaningful and lifelong changes so you can lose weight in a healthy way and keep it off.

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An Intragastric Balloon for Weight Loss? Read This First

If you’re thinking about having one of these devices placed in your stomach or already have one, you need to know about new warnings from the FDA.

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Valuable New Clue in the Fight Against Obesity

It’s not just what you eat and how much you exercise—a specific type of healthy bacteria may be the key to combatting obesity…

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The Eating Disorder No One Discusses

There’s a different kind of eating disorder affecting our youth. Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner says she may have it, too.  Here’s why.

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Weight Issues Run in the Family? Here’s How Women Can Beat Their “Fat” Genes

It's easy to gain weight as you age—especially if weight problems run in your family. But your genes don’t have to be your weight destiny.