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Plus-Size Models Not Only Look Good, They Make Women Feel Better About Their Bodies

Women pay more attention to—and feel better after looking at—models who are average and plus-size compared to models who are thin. That’s the conclusion of a new study from Florida State University researchers, published last week in the journal Communication Monographs. ...

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Woman Who Lost 70 Lbs. Says Having a Partner with Parkinson's Inspired Her to Be Her Best Self

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Marie Byrne used to deal with her unhappiness by eating. “I was an emotional eater — happy, sad or angry, I ate,” the Gloucester, U.K.-based nursery manager, 42, tells PEOPLE. “Plus, my husband at ...

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3 Ways Mindful Eating Can Help You Stay Slim

Mindfulness is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Not only does this wellness technique help you quell stress and get through the day feeling more zen-like, but it can also trigger a host of other health benefits. ...

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5 Weight Loss Tips From People Who Have Actually Done It

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Most Americans want to lose weight, but it’s no simple feat. Just ask someone who’s done it. That’s exactly what TIME did in a recent cover story looking at new weight loss science. After ...

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9 Science-Backed Weight Loss Tips

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Losing weight is tough, both mentally and physically. New science shows that when the body starts to lose substantial amounts of weight, it fights viciously to gain it back. But despite the biological roadblocks, ...

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The Weight Loss Trap: Why Your Diet Isn't Working

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Like most people, Kevin Hall used to think the reason people get fat is simple. “Why don’t they just eat less and exercise more?” he remembers thinking. Trained as a physicist, the calories-in-vs.-calories-burned equation ...

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Ashley Graham Maintains Her Body Year-Round But Sometimes Still Feels Shy in a Bathing Suit

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Summer is almost here, but Ashley Graham doesn’t need to do any special preparation — the model says she feels good in her body all year long. “I try to stay consistent throughout the year, and when ...

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Formerly Overweight Nurse Loses Over 70 Lbs.: 'I Didn't Want to Be a Contradiction to My Patients'

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Megan McGee started gaining weight when she got involved in an unhealthy relationship. “I stopped doing all the things I used to do like seeing friends and going to the gym, so I became quite ...

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How I Swam, Biked, and Ran My Way to a 70 Lb. Weight Loss

Cris Wade, 47, 6’1″, from Sacramento, CaliforniaBefore: 235 lb., size 16/18After: 165 lb., size 8/10Total pounds lost: 70 lb.Total sizes lost: 4 I never had weight problems until after I had children. Having two kids in two years—and leaning on a diet of fast food—made the numbers on the scale ...

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How This Aspiring Nutritionist Lost 107 Lbs.— and Encouraged Her Family to Lose a Total of 275 Lbs.

“Watch the full episodes of We Lost 100 Pounds! now on the new People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to  PEOPLE.com/PEN or download the PEN app on your favorite device. This article originally appeared on People.com.  Hannah Jenkins says that she was never bullied for her size. ...

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