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5.21.19

The Definition of a Kilogram Just Changed Worldwide

The kilogram is the last unit of measurement to be untethered from an artificial object.

5.13.19

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.

12.17.17

Will Eating Three Eggs Every Day Turn My Blood Into a Solid?

It looks like the breakfast of champions—except for all that cholesterol.

11.1.17

There’s a Reason Women in Offices Are Complaining About Being Cold

Your thermostat is probably a little sexist.

10.31.17

The Ketogenic Diet Is Probably Not for You

All the big claims are way ahead of the evidence.

12.2.15

A Canadian Veteran Won Disability Benefits After Arguing the Food in the Navy Made Him Fat

During his time in the Navy, the veteran said, the food caused him to gain 140 pounds and eventually suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes.

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10.7.15

An 800-Pound Man Says He Was Denied Treatment at a Hospital Because He Ordered a Pizza

The man and his father are now looking for a new hospital in which he can safely get his weight down in preparation for gastric bypass surgery.

8.17.15

Scottish People Are Getting Too Fat to Be Cremated

According to the National Association of Funeral Directors, their coffins are getting to be too big for the furnace doors.

7.30.15

Do Chubby Show Dogs Set Dangerous Body Standards for Regular Pets?

The world's most beautiful pooches have a weight problem.

7.16.15

How to Come to Terms with Your Attraction to 'Fat Girls'

This goes out to all the dudes who have told me "I'm not attracted to fat girls," even though they had sex with me and I am fat.

12.30.14

My Neverending Struggle to Accept My Weight

After more than a decade of struggling to come to terms with my body, I finally feel OK.

12.9.14

Why It's So Hard to Talk About Male Anorexia

I was a teenage boy who thought anorexia was a "girl's problem." I was wrong.

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