Jennifer Love Hewitt talks criticism against her weight and curves
Jennifer Love Hewitt covers the latest issue of Women's Running Magazine , and she opens up about her workout routine, her body image, and the constant criticism she faces over her weight and curves.
Thu May 16, 2013
Zoe Saldana Magazine Cover Stirs Uproar
Actress Zoe Saldana may have bared it all on the new cover of Allure magazine, but it's the headline emblazoned on the magazine's cover announcing the actress' weight that is causing a controversy, and now leading to a backlash among readers, who are questioning the editors' decision.
Interview with Moore Center Founder
If you do not mind in starting with an introduction - perhaps a little bit about yourself and family , educational background, current position - what you specialize in? My name is Mehri D. Moore, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist.
hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets & Weight Loss Plans Now Teach...
A new study reveals that college-age women with concerns about healthy eating patterns, diets and body image develop worsening moods after disordered and unwholesome eating.
Wed May 15, 2013
Women Never Happy With Their Bodies
Women Unhappy With Their Body ImageDid you ever meet a woman who was satisfied with her body? I haven't. You think you are too big here, too small there, and whatever you do to look better - it's never enough.
Tue May 14, 2013
Christine Quinn opens up about struggle with bulimia
In an interview in the New York Times on Tuesday, New York City Council speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn opened up about her long struggle with bulimia and alcoholism, and her eventual path to recovery.
Mon May 13, 2013
Columbia Journalism Review
In the latest post on its Behold photo blog, Slate waded into ongoing debates around "thinspo" - pro-anorexia imagery posted to foster online communities around maintaining dangerously low body weights - by posting photos that fit the designation.
The Kansas City Star
Rebel teens fight negativity
Alex Arvanitakis, a senior at Blue Valley Northwest High School, says Rebel helped her rebel against unrealistic beauty standards driven by the media.
Medical News Today
Self-Abasing 'Fat-Talk' Can Make A Woman Unpopular
Main Category: Eating Disorders Also Included In: Women's Health / Gynecology ; Psychology / Psychiatry Article Date: 13 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT Women who engage in "fat talk" - the self-disparaging remarks girls and women make in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies - are less liked by their peers, a new study from the University of Notre Dame ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Beauty and the beast of anorexia
Israeli fashion photographer and model agent Adi Barkan has helped introduce a law aimed at reducing eating disorders and promoting a healthy body image.
Women displease with 'fat talks'
Women who talk about eating, exercise or their bodies in a negative way--what researchers call "fat talk"--are less well-liked than those who say positive things about their bodies, according to a study presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association's annual meeting last week in Chicago.
Sexual Harassment Linked To Eating Disorder In Men
Men who experience high levels of sexual harassment are much more likely than women to induce vomiting and take laxatives and diuretics in an attempt to control their weight, according to a surprising finding by Michigan State University researchers.
Sat May 11, 2013
Nobody Likes a 'Fat-Talker'
Women who engage in "fat talk" - self-disparaging remarks made in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies - are less liked by their peers, according to a new study.
I don't want to be told I'm pretty as I am - I want to live in a world where that's irrelevant
Lisa Ling launches Dove's "Let's Make Girls Unstoppable" campaign to raise girls' self-esteem. Photo: Mike Windle/Getty Images.
Fri May 10, 2013
Summer Weight Loss: 5 Things To Remember When You're Stressing About Your 'Bikini Body'
It's that time of year again, when every magazine cover, celebrity or health website and TV show seems to be constantly reminding you that the time's a-ticking until summer rolls around, which can only mean one thing: You'd better be at the gym working on your "bikini body." The extra body pressure isn't helping, when so many young women already ... (more)
US News & World Report
Chris Christie, Mika Brzezinski and the Public Act of Confronting Your Weight
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, left, at the 2012 Republican National Convention, and Mika Brzezinski, left center, with co-host Joe Scarborough at The Hollywood Reporter 35 Most Powerful People in Media event in 2012.
Women who 'fat talk' less liked
Washington, May 10 : Women engaging in "fat talk" - or those everyday statements that voice dissatisfaction about bodily appearance, eating, and exercise, are less liked by their friends, a new study has said.
Thu May 09, 2013
Ireland Baldwin opens up about healthy body image and pokes fun at Baywatch in new goofy video
And despite being introduced to the cut throat world of high fashion, Ireland Baldwin insists that she will not succumb to the pressures of being thin.
The strange ability that predicts having a healthy body image
Researchers have found that people who are able to hear their own hearts beating are less likely to objectify their bodies, or view themselves as objects only valued for their looks.
Local girl struggles through bulimia
This is the first in a series looking at how sexualization of women in the media affects girls.