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Weight Loss

  1. science of us
    Are Calories Pointless?Fish calories are different than donut calories, and now maybe someone will explain why.
  2. science of us
    Breakfast Isn’t Pointless, But It’s Having an Identity CrisisBreakfast isn’t essential for health, and eating it might actually be a barrier for people trying to lose weight.
  3. science of us
    Diets Only Work If You Believe They WillVox’s Julia Belluz on her night in a metabolism chamber.
  4. bad advice
    The Kardashians Told Khloé Her Weight Was Hurting the Family BrandUnsurprisingly, she said it hurt.
  5. weight loss
    DJ Khaled Is the Newest Weight Watchers Ambassador“My son is my love, my life, and I need to be great for him.”
  6. that stinks
    Just Smelling Food Could Make You Gain WeightA new study found it can convince the body to store fat instead of burn it.
  7. shondaland
    Shonda Rhimes Says People ‘Saw Me As a Person’ After Weight Loss“When I was fat, I wasn’t a PERSON to these people.”
  8. misogyny
    Gabourey Sidibe: ‘Don’t Congratulate Me’ for Losing Weight“Mind your own body.”
  9. body image
    Why Can’t We Be More Honest When We Talk About Weight Loss?Relax, it’s okay to be on a diet.
  10. Here’s the Bad News for People Who Want to Lose Weight Without Exercising▶️ It’s worth a look at the science.
  11. select all
    Chubby Tigers Chasing Drones: The Latest in Diet TechnologyA great idea until the tigers pawed the drone from the air and tried to eat it.
  12. our casual dysmorphia
    Disturbing Study Looks at the Effectiveness of ThinspoImages of thin people can change how much you eat.
  13. weighty matters
    Apparently There Are at Least 59 Types of ObesityAnd they probably require different treatments.
  14. it’s all in your head
    It’s Your Brain’s Fault If You Can’t Stick to a DietSome people have an easier time losing weight than others.
  15. the truth hurts
    This Is the Skinniest You’ll Be All Year, According to Rude StudyA pox on all holiday parties.
  16. data dumps
    Using a Fitness Tracker Doesn’t Help You Lose WeightPeople without one shed more pounds.
  17. Amy Schumer Was Told Women Can’t Weigh More Than 140 Pounds in HollywoodThe American dream.
  18. outright lies
    No, Walking Isn’t a Better Workout Than RunningTracy Anderson seems to think so.
  19. explainers
    Eating Only One Food to Lose Weight Is a Terrible IdeaMono diets aren’t weight-loss magic.
  20. keeping up with the kardashians
    The Kim Kardashian Weight-Loss Story Has Gone Too Far I love to know everything about Kim Kardashian except her exact weight.
  21. cut cover story
    At Celebrity Boot Camp, $4,100 Gets You 6 Almonds94 hours inside the Ranch, Hollywood’s favorite “wellness retreat”
  22. swellness
    The Easiest Way to Burn 600 Calories Is by Sitting in a 150-Degree BoxGwyneth Paltrow, Leonardo DiCaprio, and models are all into “detoxing” and sweating it out in hot boxes.
  23. swellness
    Is Cooking With Coconut Oil the Best Thing You Could Be Doing?Coconut oil supposedly has a million and one uses. Should cooking be one of them?
  24. movies
    A History of Everyone Freaking Out Over Renée Zellweger’s FaceToo fat, too skinny, too Botoxed since 2003.
  25. yo-yo dieting
    Try As You Might, You Can’t Keep Weight Off With WillpowerSheer force of will is not enough for the majority of people.
  26. Don’t Talk About Kids’ Weight, PleaseNew study says it’s pretty much never a good idea.
  27. weight loss
    Biggest Loser Denies Weight-Loss Drug Use Claims“Contestants are told at the start of the show that there is zero tolerance for any weight-loss drugs.”
  28. news of the week
    Perhaps You’ve Heard That Olivia Munn Lost 12 PoundsThis story’s going viral.
  29. voyeurism
    The Biggest Loser Is Organized Fat-Shaming, So How Is It Still on TV?The show perpetuates the notion that people are obese because they’re lazy.
  30. weighty matters
    Why the Conversation About Obesity Needs to ChangeStruggling to lose weight doesn’t make you a failure.
  31. damn evolution
    Why, Exactly, Do Our Bodies Fight Us on Weight Loss?Thanks a lot, evolution.
  32. weighty matters
    Why Do So Many Dieters Gain Lost Weight Back?A new study on Biggest Loser contestants has some disheartening findings.
  33. the biggest loser
    Study: Biggest Loser-Style Weight Loss FailsNearly all the contestants on season 8 of the program struggled to keep off the weight in the long term.
  34. exercises in futility
    Okay Don’t Freak Out But Exercising Doesn’t Make You Lose WeightLooks like you just have to eat fewer calories — and STILL work out because it’s *good* for you, ugh.
  35. new directions
    Why Weight Watchers’ New Message About Fitness Is So SmartWorking out shouldn’t be an excuse to eat more.
  36. star wars
    Star Wars Is Still Pressuring Carrie Fisher to Lose Weight“They don’t want to hire all of me — only about three-quarters!”
  37. things that are unfair
    Cheer Up! Dieting Is FutileGreat news for the Monday after Thanksgiving.
  38. weight loss
    Oprah’s Investment in Weight Watchers Was Smart Because the Program Doesn’t WorkOprah was right to invest in a program that has so many repeat customers.
  39. Can Oprah Save Weight Watchers?The media mogul and the diet business hope to get fit together.
  40. myths
    Working Out Isn’t a Magic Bullet for Weight LossIf you’re trying to lose weight, diet may be more important than exercise.
  41. weight loss
    When Diet Drugs Actually Make You Gain WeightIn one study, even seeing weight-loss advertisements made people eat more. 
  42. science
    What a Chocolate Hoax Can Teach Us About Junk ScienceShocker.
  43. diets
    Most Commercial Weight-Loss Programs Are a Waste of MoneyNew research shows that even when these programs do have an impact, it’s usually a small one that doesn’t last.
  44. weight loss
    Your Personality Could Be Making You FatThere’s an underrated “know thyself” element to losing weight, according to a new study.
  45. advice
    Ask Polly: How Do I Stop Hating Myself?Stop online dating, for one thing.
  46. Good News
    Grub Street’s New Favorite Study Says Red Wine Helps Burn FatResearch shows wine grapes may lower blood sugar and make livers healthier.
  47. health
    Nice Words Can Lead to Weight LossThe power of encouragement. 
  48. weight loss
    People Who Weigh Themselves More Lose More WeightIf you’re trying to slim down, keep that scale nearby.
  49. health
    A Glorious ‘Exercise Pill’ May Be in Our FutureJust hang on ten years or so. It’s coming. Probably.
  50. tech
    Do ‘Gamified’ Health and Nutrition Apps Work? Who KnowsThere’s a burgeoning market for these apps, but no one knows if they’re effective in the long run.
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