It’s another beautiful, sunny day here on Long Island, and I write this to you from my parents’ home. Every Tuesday and Friday, I visit my hometown of Port Washington, and work with my grandmother on rehab from hip replacement surgery last summer, and my dad on improving his strength, […]

Need some help with your hunger?Erik Jonsson/EyeEm/Getty By Alice Klein A protein injection that decreases appetite helps obese monkeys to slim down fast and cuts their risk of diabetes. Excitement is growing about a protein called GDF15, which naturally regulates body weight in humans and animals. When extra amounts are […]

This post originally appeared on Rosie Waterland’s Facebook page and has been republished with permission. Last week I had a huge fight with my mum. Why? Because she’s ashamed of my weight. After years of a severe eating disorder that included hiding vomit in containers around my room, I had […]

One dancer seemed regal and graceful on the outside, but little did the people around her realize that inside, she was struggling with a biting eating disorder that first haunted her when she was just eight years old. Dance teacher Colleen Werner, 20, shares that beauty and body standards of […]

An overweight recycling manager has told how he dropped a staggering 13 stone amid fears he would suffer heart attack or stroke. Barrie McRorie, 29, from Netherton, North Lanarkshire, revealed how his weight fluctuated throughout his childhood before ballooning uncontrollably to 24 stone after he lost his job. He found comfort […]