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Having an "ideal weight" doesn't help people achieve their weight-loss goals, according to a new study from the University of Helsinki. Researchers lo...
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People who grow up in lower socioeconomic circumstances are more likely to make food choices that may not serve their health, according to new researc...
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The pressures that many young males feel to be and act masculine could be putting their health at risk, according to a new study. In the first researc...
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There are many people who, regardless of how much they weigh, avoid fatty foods and sweet desserts. However, despite how good a person’s intentions ma...
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In a new study from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, the increase in the use of plus-sized models in print and television advertis...
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When most of us think about an eating disorder, we probably think of anorexia or bulimia. However, there is another eating disorder that has nothing t...
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In a new study from Drexel University, females with an apple-shaped body, who have a higher percentage of stored fat in their trunks and abdominal are...
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If you're a smart consumer, it's normal to choose your foods based on the information you read on nutrition labels. But what if that information was a...
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Similar to the concept behind the McDonald's happy meal, non-food rewards or toys motivate both kids and adults to chose smaller portions, according t...
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Evolution has enabled humans to adapt eating habits that ensure their survival, however it may not be doing us any favors when winter rolls around, ac...