Hourglass Shape a Thing of the Past

Curves have long been associated with female beauty, such as Marilyn Monroe, but not anymore. In Current Anthropology, researchers reveal the pressure of demanding jobs and being more independent are causing women to produce more hormones which make them physically stronger and able to handle more stress. It’s also causing them to gain more weight around their middle than their hips. As a result, many modern day sex symbols, like Keira Knightley, have angular or “straight up and down” figures; The Daily Mail reports.

The findings are a little confusing. What do beautiful actresses have to be stressed about? Which Chihuahua best matches their handbag!

Via That’s Fit.

Alanis Morissette Eats to Live

Success stories come in all shapes and sizes, no pun intended, but it’s always cool when celebrities get fit. And singer Alanis Morissette recently dropped 20 pounds on Eat to Live. Take a look at this video from E News Now.

Well, there’s nothing ironic about that—horrible joke, I’m sorry. Congratulations Alanis, you look great! And for more weight-loss triumphs, check out DiseaseProof’s success stories category or head over to DrFuhrman.com.

Oh, and here's an interview with Alanis from OK Magazine. She talks about how she found Eat to Live.