(EXCERPT) Why Women Need Fat

If you haven't had a chance to pick up a copy of BlogHer Book Club pick Why Women Need Fat, here's an excerpt to get you started. ...more

Why Women Need Fat: Okay to Gain Weight After Babies?

Why do men find women's hourglass figures attractive? That was the question that let William D. Lassek, M.D. and Steven J. C. Gaulin, Ph.D., down the path to their new book, Why Women Need Fat: How "Healthy" Food Make Us Gain Excess Weight and the Surprising Solution to Losing It Forever. It may seem like an unusual path -- from attractiveness to why and how American women have gained weight over the last forty years -- but it's more straightforward than you might have guessed. ...more
I can honestly say that I've gained very few (if any) pounds after having had three babies. But ...more