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Small Study Shows Fasting Can Help You Burn More Fat

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.14.2017 | Healthy Living

Looking to burn more fat? You could give fasting a try, according to results from a preliminary study. The study found that when participants consumed...

This is why we get heavy

Cate Montana | Posted 12.05.2016 | Impact
Cate Montana

Thoughts are not invisible. They're clearly seen in every choice we make, action we take, piece of clothing we wear and car we drive. They can also ...

Less carbs, more fat: ketogenic diet makes migraine patients' headaches disappear

ResearchGate | Posted 11.15.2016 | Science
ResearchGate

Before the ketogenic diet became the latest low-carb diet trend, it was used to treat childhood epilepsy. Doctors had observed that fasting reduced th...

10 Ways To Stay Committed To Your Diet This Holiday Season

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

How do you stay committed to your diet and weight loss goals when everyone else is piling the food on to their plates? The answer is mental toughness.

As A Fat Black Woman, Cosplay Has Tried To Make Me Invisible

The Establishment | Posted 09.27.2016 | Black Voices
The Establishment

I never considered myself a geek until I picked up a new hobby: costume play, aka cosplay. It’s one of those things that happened organically. Someo...

Sugarcoating Diet Science: Seeking Simple Truth, Past The Frosting

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As recently reported in JAMA Internal Medicine, and subsequently just about every media outlet under the sun, the Sugar Research Foundation (SRF) app...

The Sugar Industry Paid Scientists To Be On Its Side As Early As The 1960s

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.13.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - In the 1960’s, before conflict of interest disclosure was required, the sugar industry sponsored research promoting dietary fat a...

What Seeing Big Women In The Olympics Means To Me

Bustle | Posted 08.17.2016 | Women
Bustle

This post originally appeared on Bustle. By Noor Al-Sibai I, like millions of other people, have been obsessively following the goings-on of th...

Why being able to distinguish between a good and a bad fat matters so much

The Conversation Africa | Posted 08.08.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Voster Muchenje, University of Fort Hare and Carlos Nantapo, University of Fort Hare Food, nutrition and human health institutes around the world hav...

Top 10 Tips to Be Lean@50 (Or After)

Julie Dargan | Posted 08.02.2016 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Attention all women over 50. Are you feeling cold, fat and old? Or do you find problems aging in a different way such as osteoporosis, aching joints, muscles pains, muscle spasms that are leaving you depressed and exhausted?

Pseudoconfusion about Saturated Fat: Five Reasons for One Hot Mess

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I know, you keep hearing conflicting reports about saturated fat and health outcomes. So do I. Most recently, just a few days ago, a colleague circula...

Teach Children About Body Shaming Young!

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 09.07.2016 | Women
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

When I was product testing my children's book Ella's Tummy: A Story of Understand for All Ages -- in other words, having kids read it and tell me what they thought -- one very bright eight year old girl said she thought it was mean that I, as the author, called the main character fat. This was an interesting response, because the book is about fat bullying, and how it is not okay to do it.

10 Things Skinny People Don't Worry About

Kellie Daab | Posted 07.13.2016 | Women
Kellie Daab

I am forever wondering what's happening in the minds of the people around me. I also admit I am so guilty of the jealousy that comes from not being the skinny one in the room. It's not that I want to be YOU... it's just there's so many things I think you don't have to worry about.

Good Nutrition, In Circles On The Road To Nowhere

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Given the almost dizzying frequency of diet-related headlines, the one true revelation about nutrition is superficially the least likely: there is no ...

Diet And Weight: We Had It All wrong

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The human race has a paradoxical energy crisis. We are drowning in stored energy (fat), something evolution did not prepare us for. Excess body weight...

Mountains, Prairies, Oceans, and Diets

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The United States is beautiful, from its mountains, to its prairies, to its oceans, whether placid on a given day, or white with foam. It’s timely t...

Is Chipotle Trying To Make Me Fat?

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

Eating at restaurants led to an average increase of almost 200 calories per day, and fast food diners saw an increase in their sodium and total fat daily intake.

Sleep is Good for the Waistline

Medical Discovery News | Posted 06.29.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

You are likely to have heard Americans are getting fatter. Eating fast and processed foods and a sedentary lifestyle are likely contributors. Today...

When Food + Label = Fable

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

For better health, we should ignore the fable--and maybe even avoid the label. After all, just because it comes in a package doesn't make it a gift and fresh whole foods are always preferable to highly processed items.

What I Learned The Day 300 People Told Me I Was Fat And Ugly

Oprah.com | Joann Pan | Posted 07.01.2016 | OWN

Everyone has that quintessentially awful high school moment. It's that instance where all of the good that high school provides -- academic preparatio...

You Really, Really Should Never Comment On Your Child's Weight

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living

Well-intentioned comments about your daughter's weight could have long-term negative consequences for her health, according to new research from scien...

You Are What You Eat

ric drasin | Posted 07.01.2016 | Sports
ric drasin

They say we are what we eat. Never a truer word has been spoken and you can look around and pretty much tell who eats right and who doesn't. I look...

Ten Easy Ways to Eliminate Sugar From Your Diet

Quora | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

What are some tips for people struggling to cut most of the additional sugar from their diet? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing net...

4 Major Changes Are Coming To Food Nutrition Labels

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living

The U.S. Food And Drug Administration has redesigned nutrition labels on food packages to show the amount of added sugar in a product. It's the first ...

This Is My Fat Girl Rant

Kirat Sodhi | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Kirat Sodhi

Yes, I am fat, healthy, plump and everything else you want to call me. I will use the word "fat" without feeling sorry for myself and without cringing. Fat is fat, but fat is not ugly, funny or unacceptable.