Body Shape

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The Week in Review: Of feasting, fasting, and fiddleheads

This week, we welcomed in spring, which led to anticipation of sunny afternoons spent sipping smoothies in the park. But our HuffPost living team warned us that our smoothie might not be too healthy unless we make it at home (store-bought means more sugar and less protein). Just don't go overboard with the food-watching. As nutritionist Rose Reisman also pointed out this week, taking the restriction of food too far tends to lead to psychological and physiological hoarding of fat and calories as soon as the deprivation is over -- which sounds like an even worse game plan than not watching what you eat at all.
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Ladies, Stop Obsessing Over Your Butts

Google women such as Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce and see if you don't find multiple articles or comments about their fabulous behinds. If these celebrities get so much positive attention about their ample rear ends, why is it that many women still struggle with the size of their butt?
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To Waist or Not to Waist...

Sometimes the rules or recommendations that you see in magazines or on the web don't always ring true (for everyone). So how do you know when to follow the suggestions or disregard them? The answer lies in knowing yourself -- your body, your style, your lifestyle and your preferences.