Confessions of a (Diet) Cokehead

Matthew Rozsa discusses his love of soft drinks… and how he was tricked into believing they were safe.

An Aspie Observation on Gaining Weight

Why are we so sensitive about telling people when they’ve gained weight?

Here’s the Real Fix for Stopping Technology at Dinnertime

Aleasa Word tells why we need to reclaim family dinnertime.

Past Olympic Hopeful Rediscovers Self in Unlikely Way

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka is transforming truck driver wellness one rest stop at a time, and in the process, he’s finding himself.

Movie Review & Call to Action: Fed Up

The problem lies in when this need for speed comes in the form of food or more specifically, sugar. As the movie reveals, sugar is 8 times more addictive than cocaine and the obesity epidemic is causing a “tsunami” of financial and health problems just waiting in the wings.

The Fattest Versus the Thinnest

Does fitness depend on your state? Josh Magill discusses.

Lifestyle Diseases Make Global Health Promotion More Difficult Than Ever

Top health risks include cigarettes, booze and being overweight. But who has the power to deal with this very 21st-century problem?

Comparison Fail: Enslaved American Child vs. Enslaved Thai Child

A recent photo-gone-viral (and the comments it generated) shows we’ve got a long way to go when it comes to understanding slavery and the needs of children.

14 Strange Facts About Men (Video)

Learn 14 things about men that you might not already know (or want to know)

Why Banning Handheld Devices from Your Kids Won’t Make Them Smarter, Skinnier, or Happier

Scott Posey counters a recent argument made for not letting children use handheld devices, arguing that the problem lies with permissive parenting, not with technology

How NOT to Motivate People to Lose Weight

James Fell takes to task authors and trainers who fat-shame and refuse to see the science behind fitness and health.

How to Feed Nine Billion People, and Feed Them Well

We’ve failed to feed the world’s current population. What does that mean for the 9 billion we’ll need to feed by 2050?

The Prevalence of Body Hate

James Fell is tired of “Fit Mom” Maria Kang and here’s why!

“You’re Getting Fat”

Could someone have told me I’d gained weight? Should they have?

Which World Do You Belong To?

The problem with the images of perfection we see in the media is that they divide the world in two. Where would you rather belong?

Fighting The Fat Person Within. Really?

CJ Swaby on how to lose friends and alienate people.