Metabolic syndrome is not a disease, but a clustering or "constellation" of health markers related to weight, lack of exercise and genetics. READ MORE

Weight Stigma Is a Burden Around the World – and Has Negative Consequences Everywhere

Weight stigma occurs in many developed countries, not just the U.S. and often has devastating consequences

Your Health

Keep Your Brain Healthy at Every Age

It's not just about memory games and puzzles. Diet, exercise and social connections also play a big part in brain health.

Your Health

Family Meals Are Good for the Grown-Ups, Too, Not Just the Kids

Eating alone is associated with an increased likelihood of skipping meals, lower intakes of nutrients, reduced energy and poorer nutritional health

Self-Care & Mental Health

What You Need to Know About Obesity

If you or a loved one has obesity, here are some facts to help you understand this common disease

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Environmental and Societal Factors, Not Just Diet and Exercise, Contribute to Obesity

Healthcare providers need to look at more than what's on the plate to understand obesity

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The Hidden Causes of Obesity

Experiencing mental health challenges and chronic stress can lead to significant weight gain. Stopping the cycle of obesity might start with a therapist.

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Eliminating the Obesity Bias in Health Care

Caring properly for people with obesity starts with not judging them

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I Was Taking 5 Medications for Type 2 Diabetes. Now I’m Medication-Free.

After my mother passed away, food became my best friend — but I learned how to make healthy choices my BFF instead

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I Recovered from Obesity and Bulimia Triggered by Sexual Abuse Once. And I Can Do It Again.

My childhood abuse caused disordered eating and weight gain, but I learned how to heal

Real Women, Real Stories