body image

  1. Dieting & Nutrition

    Orthorexia: Is your healthy eating unhealthy?

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    A healthy diet is widely encouraged to combat obesity, ward off chronic and even deadly diseases, delay the aging process and help...
  2. Style and fashion how-tos

    How to pick out the right lingerie for your body

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    Don’t despair when you shop for lingerie. Every body type can be flattered by the right cut. Try these tips for finding lingerie you...
  3. Stress

    How stress distorts your self-image and ways to break the vicious cycle

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    There are plenty of reasons why stress is not good for your physical health, but it's also not good for your mental health. When...
  4. Diet & Fitness

    Survey results: How social media affects your body image

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    How does social media affect our fitness, health and body image? We asked our readers, and some of the results may surprise you.
  5. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Raising girls: The "I'm fat" conversation

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    It was bound to come out of her mouth sooner or later — "I'm fat" — but I wasn't expecting it to happen when my daughter was just a...
  6. Tweens, Teens & College

    Self-portraits: Teens obsessed with the perfect profile pic

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    You can’t escape them — teenagers taking pictures of themselves to use for their profile picture on Facebook or Twitter. Are they...
  7. Happiness & Friendship

    Secrets to having a positive body image

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    Chances are you're the only person in the world who notices the three pounds you put on over the holidays, or the fact that your...
  8. Wellness

    Body image and the myth of perfection

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    It's unlikely we'll ever see a typical American woman on the cover of any woman's print or online magazine. It is the media's job to...
  9. Celebrity Gossip

    Lady Gaga: Waving her middle finger at physical flaws

    Lady Gaga should be the artist who young people love but who annoys the rest of us. If anyone else wore a meat dress to an awards...
  10. Living

    5 Steps to loving your image

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    Remember what your parents taught you? You’re perfect as you are. That was the ideal anyway. Sometimes though, the message gets lost...
  11. Living

    Learn how to win your battle with the scale

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    How many of you have allowed the scale to control your day? It doesn’t matter what side of the bed you woke up on -- the morning...
  12. Losing Weight

    New book The Hot Tub Diet aims to bust bad body image

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    If you’ve ever looked in the mirror and felt bad about your body, you’re not alone. It’s not enough to be healthy -- if you’re not a...
  13. Living

    5 Easy tips to loving your body this summer

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    Like it or not, bikini season is here, people. If you’ve been hitting up the gym, sweating it out in yoga and keeping fit, this is...
  14. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: When girls feel fat

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    Whitney Ladd Post battled an eating disorder in college and later as a professional rower until she found help. Today, she’s...
  15. Living

    Why do we still feel fat after losing weight?

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    Weight is such a hot button issue within ourselves that our eyes can’t always be trusted to reveal the truth. Everything we see in...
  16. Child Development & Health

    Young girls and healthy body image

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    As parents, it’s important we educate ourselves about the unhealthy messages the media sends to our daughters. Here's what we can do...
  17. Aging

    Eating disorders, weight concerns common in women over the age of 50

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    When you hear about eating disorders, many of us tend to think of teens or young women being affected. However, research tells us...
  18. Living

    New film challenges the way women see themselves

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    The new film Miss Representation is shining a major spotlight on the distorted way women are portrayed in the media and challenging...
  19. Tough Love

    Be honest: Would you get cosmetic surgery?

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    In this installment of Tough Love, blogger Aunt Becky of Mommy Wants Vodka , offers her opinion to mothers considering plastic...
  20. Child Development & Health

    Is your son at risk for an eating disorder?

    When you think of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, you likely have a visual image of a scary skinny body. A female...