Posts tagged "dieting"

Quotable: Brooklyn Decker’s Size 4 Body Often Considered “Too Big”

“I have a curvy body. I have boobs. I’m a size 4. In modeling, that’s often too big.”– Brooklyn Decker shares this depressing tidbit about the modeling industry in the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 3, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Readers Speak: How To Get Motivated To Exercise

The other day, I announced I’m fat as a house and totally unmotivated to exercise! I asked you, dear Frisky readers, for your advice on how to get my butt…

Susannah Breslin | May 24, 2010 - 2:30 pm

A Skinny Waist Does Not Always An Athlete Make

If you’re training for a marathon with the intention of losing weight, you may find yourself engaged in a complicated battle. According to The New York Times, having a lower…

Leonora Epstein | February 4, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Spain Considers A Ban On Plastic Surgery Commercials Before 10 PM

Spain might soon pass a law banning TV commercials about plastic surgery, dieting, and beauty products before 10 pm. The law reads: “Broadcasters cannot carry advertisements for things that encourage…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Yo-Yo Dieting Isn’t A Career

I have no idea how much my own weight has fluctuated in the past couple of years, but I can tell you all about Kirstie Alley’s rides on the bathroom…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Lessons From The Fat-O-Sphere, By Kate Harding And Marianne Kirby

Oh, no! We forgot to celebrate our new favorite holiday, International No Diet Day, on May 6th!

But it’s cool. We can still score some body-image karma by…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Kirstie Alley Is A Hot Mess On Oprah

Kirstie Alley was a hot mess on Oprah yesterday, dishing about her “humiliating” weight gain after she appeared on the show in 2006 in a bikini. She told…

Wendy Atterberry | May 1, 2009 - 10:00 am

Hold That Diet Pill!

Hold that diet pill! The Food & Drug Administration recently recalled a whole slew of diet products made by Universal ABC Beauty Supply International due to safety concerns.

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Do You Struggle With Your Body Image?

“Do You Struggle With Your Body Image?” If you answer Margaret Ruth’s question with a “No,” you’re either a robot or a liar. But according to this guru, weight loss…

Simcha | March 11, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Us Weekly Flip-Flops On Celebrity Diets!

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my least favorite issue of Us Weekly — their annual “Diets That Work!” extravaganza. As usual, they lauded the absurd diet and fitness…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 21, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Us Weekly Helps You Drop Weight Like A Star!

Hey look! It’s my least favorite issue of Us Weekly — “2009 Diets That Work!”! That is, CELEB diets that work — all of the diets, workout plans, and “weight…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 31, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Happy Women Have Curves

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and drop a dress size or two, you may want to reconsider. In a recent poll in the UK…

Wendy Atterberry | December 30, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Quick Pic: A Shrinking Top Model

That’s Whitney from America’s Next Top Model Cycle 10 — she’s the plus-size model in the final three in tonight’s season finale. I have no idea if this is Whitney…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 14, 2008 - 11:15 am

Weight Loss Wears Relationships Thin

I once covered a national fat acceptance convention for the old Jane magazine. As I sat in a room full of men who were the spouses of big beautiful women,…

Simcha | March 31, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Elizabeth & Jessica Wakefield Go On A Diet

I basically lived for reading Sweet Valley High when I was in elementary school — as I previously wrote, SVH #3 Playing With Fire was the first time I read…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 27, 2008 - 4:15 pm
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