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Channing Tatum: I Gain 25-30 Pounds Between Movies

Channing Tatum: I Gain 25-30 Pounds Between Movies

Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Channing Tatum showed off his amazing physique in last year’s blockbuster Magic Mike, but the actor revealed in a new interview that he doesn’t always look so ripped.“I’m a fat…

Study Tying Women’s Weight Gain to Housework Draws Fire for Coke Link

Study Tying Women’s Weight Gain to Housework Draws Fire for Coke Link

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A group of researchers now says that one reason modern women may be packing on the pounds is because they’re not doing the heavy lifting around the house that they once did.“We looked at 91 different activitie…

Colorado Business Denies Withholding Massage Because of Woman’s Weight

Colorado Business Denies Withholding Massage Because of Woman’s Weight

Courtesy Laura Smith(AURORA, Colo.) — The owner of a Colorado company accused of refusing to massage a woman because of her weight has denied the allegation.”She was never refused service and she was never called fat,” owner Penny Wells of the Natural…

Anne Hathaway Reveals ‘Shame’ Over ‘Stress’ to Be Thin

Anne Hathaway Reveals ‘Shame’ Over ‘Stress’ to Be Thin

Fred Duval/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Anne Hathaway grins on the latest issue of Glamour, beaming in a pair of hot pants and a tank top. But in an interview with the magazine, the Les Miserables star reveals that her obsession with being thin is a source o…

Jennifer Lawrence ‘Considered a Fat Actress’

Jennifer Lawrence ‘Considered a Fat Actress’

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — She’s Hollywood’s new ‘It’ girl who, at age 21, nabbed the coveted lead heroine role in this year’s blockbuster Hunger Games, but Jennifer Lawrence says that doesn’t mean she fits into the typical Hollywood mol…

Fighting the ‘Mom-Shell’ Image: New Moms Struggle to Embrace Post-Baby Body

Fighting the ‘Mom-Shell’ Image: New Moms Struggle to Embrace Post-Baby Body

Beyonce performing in Atlantic City, a little less than 4 months after giving birth. Kevin Mazur/WireImage(NEW YORK) — There is a new breed of mother on the playground.Just weeks after giving birth, women dubbed “mom-shells,” a hybrid of mommies and …

Karl Lagerfeld Says Models Are ‘Not That Skinny’

Karl Lagerfeld Says Models Are ‘Not That Skinny’

Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/WireImage(LONDON) — Karl Lagerfeld, the Chanel honcho who called Adele “a little too fat” and complained about “fat mummies” ruining fashion, is at it again. In an interview this week with the U.K…

Adele: I’m Not Concerned That I’m a Plus-Sized Singer

Adele: I’m Not Concerned That I’m a Plus-Sized Singer

Kevin Mazur/WireImage(LONDON) — Adele is comfortable in her own skin, and doesn’t relate to singers who rely on sex appeal to attract fans.The pregnant singer is quoted by Britain’s The Sun as saying, “I just stand there and sing. I&…

Weight and Taste Sensitivity Are Linked, New Study Says

Weight and Taste Sensitivity Are Linked, New Study Says

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The secret to avoiding weight gain may be residing on the top of your tongue. According to a new German study, obese children have less sensitive taste buds than kids of normal weight, and that may drive them to eat more….

Celebrity ‘Momshells’ Pressured to Look Perfect After Giving Birth

Celebrity ‘Momshells’ Pressured to Look Perfect After Giving Birth

Alo Ceballos/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Applauding new Hollywood mothers for slimming down in no time flat after shedding their baby weight has become one of the hottest trends splashed across celebrity magazines.Call them “momshells” (mother-as-bombshell…

‘Skinny’ Blogger Calls Kate Upton Fat ‘Piggie’

‘Skinny’ Blogger Calls Kate Upton Fat ‘Piggie’

Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Kate Upton is known for her lush figure, but a blogger who acknowledges preferring the “skinny aesthetic” has likened the curvy swimsuit model to a cow and a pig.In a June 10 post on the website &…

Jessica Simpson New Weight Watchers’ Spokeswoman

Jessica Simpson New Weight Watchers’ Spokeswoman

People(LOS ANGELES) — It’s official: Jessica Simpson will be the new spokeswoman for Weight Watchers.The singer made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday: “So excited to be a part of the @WeightWatchers family!”The new mother is add…

‘Obese & Expecting’: Weight Ups Risks for Mom, Baby

‘Obese & Expecting’: Weight Ups Risks for Mom, Baby

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One more worry in the country’s obesity crisis: a new documentary highlights the perils of extra pounds during pregnancy.The TLC special, Obese & Expecting, follows four obese women through complicated pregnancie…

‘Social Jet Lag’ Can Figure Into Obesity

‘Social Jet Lag’ Can Figure Into Obesity

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As many working people and students can attest, the sound of the alarm clock in the morning can mean an unpleasant jolt out of a nice deep sleep. And disrupting the body’s internal clock in this way can lead to…

The End of the School Bake Sale in Massachusetts?

The End of the School Bake Sale in Massachusetts?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — When the PTA needs money, when the team needs new gear, when the band needs train fare, many schools turn to brownies and cookies and whatever else parents are willing to bake and sell.  But a new law in Massachus…

Study: Long Commutes Drive Up Weight, Blood Pressure

Study: Long Commutes Drive Up Weight, Blood Pressure

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(ST. LOUIS) — Is the morning commute grinding your gears?  Well, it might also be hurting your health.People who drive long distances to work are more likely to be overweight than their non-commuting counterparts, accordin…

Does Too Much Sleep Affect Weight?

Does Too Much Sleep Affect Weight?

Erik Snyder/Photodisc(NEW YORK) — Despite past research, getting more sleep may not be bad for the waistline. A new study found that getting more than nine hours of sleep a night could turn off some of the genetic activity linked to body weight. That’…

Five Ways to Teach Kids About Healthy Body Image

Five Ways to Teach Kids About Healthy Body Image

Hemera/ThinkstockBy DIANE HENDERIKS, Good Morning America Health Contributor(NEW YORK) — We turn on the TV, flip through a magazine or check out an ad on our favorite website…images of skinny female bodies are everywhere. We can hope our kids w…

Review: FitBit Aria Scale Offers High-Tech Motivation

Review: FitBit Aria Scale Offers High-Tech Motivation

Courtesy FitBit(NEW YORK) — If you’re that person who needs a reminder to eat healthier and spend more time at the gym, scales can be intrinsically motivating. But a new, high-tech scale from FitBit might be the most motivational scale ever made. The …

Overweight and Chic: Plus-Size Business Is Booming

Overweight and Chic: Plus-Size Business Is Booming

ABC News(NEW YORK) — It could be the great weight divide. While supermodels in glossy magazines seem to be getting skinnier, “real” American women have gotten plumper and more curvy, which has launched a new and booming market for plus-size fashion.In…

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