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Mean Or Hilarious?: Britney Calls Out ‘K-Fatter-line’ On His Weight Gain

America’s former sweetheart is apparently pretty mean! Britney Spears has reportedly been giving ex-hub Kevin Federline crap about turning into a fatty-bo-batty. She allegedly calls him “K-Fatter-line,” “fat housewife,” and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 6, 2009 - 7:40 pm

Overweight Moms Underestimate Child’s Weight

New research suggests that a mother’s ability to determine whether her child is overweight and at risk for physical health problems depends on her own weight. Overweight mothers seem to…

Annika Harris | July 1, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Doing The Math: What’s The Deal With Weight?

Two recent studies, a Canadian one and a Japanese one, have found that slightly overweight people live longer than healthy weight folks. The two separate groups of researchers said they…

Annika Harris | June 24, 2009 - 6:20 pm

Are These Fat Of The Land Ads Offensive Or Motivational?

You may have to look very closely to figure out what’s happening in this ad. Still clueless? Well, the biker is trudging up the hairy belly of an obese man,…

Annika Harris | June 24, 2009 - 10:00 am

Three Stupid Studies That Waste Money

Three new studies have come out over the weekend that do anything but blow my mind. In fact, they annoy and perplex me. I’m all for research, but not when…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 22, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Does The Fat Acceptance Movement Glamorize An Unhealthy Lifestyle?

What’s the antidote to a culture that tells women, in a multitude of ways, “thin is better?” Marianne Kirby, 31, and Gabrielle Gregg, 22, who were interviewed by ABC News,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Getting Married Will Make You Obese

Couples that live together are twice as likely to become obese than those that live separately, according to new research. Although cohabitation does result in some health benefits, like decreased…

Annika Harris | June 16, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Food For Thought: New Food Reality Show Wants To Shame Americans

“American Idol” host Ryan Seacrest and British chef Jamie Oliver have announced they’re teaming up for a big challenge. In their upcoming reality show that’s expected to hit the airwaves…

Simcha | May 15, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Does Teen Pregnancy Lead To Obesity?

Teenage mothers are at a greater risk of becoming obese than other women their age who don’t get pregnant, according to a new study by health care provider Kaiser Permanente.

Annika Harris | April 13, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Overweight Women Hit A Glass Ceiling, Overweight Men Get Promoted

A larger waistline may enhance a man’s chance of being promoted in the U.S., whereas overweight women have little prospects of being promoted, according to a study published recently. Researchers…

Annika Harris | April 10, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Quickies!: Natasha Richardson Is Brain Dead, Male Sexuality Explained

Sadly, Natasha Richardson is reportedly going to be taken off life support. [FOXNews]
Christina Ricci and her “All’s Faire In Love” co-star, Owen Benjamin, are engaged. He doesn’t have much…

Annika Harris | March 17, 2009 - 8:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Fertility Treatment Discounts And Living In The Anthropologie Catalog

CVS is doing lots of cool things. Not only are they starting to offer higher-end cosmetics, as we told you yesterday, but they’re also giving discounts of about 30 percent…

Catherine Strawn | November 11, 2008 - 1:40 pm