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How to Lose Weight

Why Eating In Season Can Help Keep You Healthy

Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, M.P.H, R.D. for Have you ever bought veggies with the intention of eating healthfully, only to bite in and taste, well, ...

WATCH: Can Sunglasses Help You Lose Weight?

Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living

We all know the best way to shed pounds the healthy way is to slash total calories and boost exercise. But sometimes that's easier said than done -- p...

How My High School Reunion Inspired A Major Life Change

Lori Weiss | Posted 03.14.2012 | Fifty

One of the reasons I started my website,, is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. Women should know that they d...

The Mistake Women Make With Pre-Wedding Diets

Sarah Jenks | Posted 04.18.2012 | Weddings
Sarah Jenks

Women who learn to let "fun" fuel their weight loss feel more beautiful, sexy and confident, lose more weight than dieters AND have a life full of passion, romance, relaxation and purpose.

Dieting: Let The Blame Game Begin!

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Dieting violates my basic philosophy of life, which is that life is too short to deny yourself things you love, and I happen to love food.

Still Counting Calories? Think Again

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

At one time or another, we've all been promised this: "If the amount of calories we eat is less than the amount of calories our bodies use, we will lose weight." I'm sorry to say that this promise is false.

Experimental Diet Drug Keeps Weight Off For 2 Years: Study

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An experimental diet drug seems to help some obese people shed pounds, and keep them off for two years, researchers report...

5 Reasons Your Workout Isn't Working

Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Have you been working out consistently for months (maybe even years) and yet the scale is creeping up? Here are five...

Overindulged? How To Give Yourself A Break

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 02.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

The holidays are supposed to be all about comfort and joy, but they're more often about discomfort and self-disgust, at least for women. Not only 'tis the season to shop 'til you drop, 'tis also the season to overindulge, then beat yourself up for overindulging.

Are You Beating Yourself Up for Overindulging?

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 01.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

If your Thanksgiving Day feast has already become last weekend's regrettable splurge, you're probably feeling lousy about yourself right about now. What's more, you're probably thinking that getting down on yourself for overindulging is part of the cure.

The Truth About Trendy Health Food

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

The problem with trendy foods is that they confuse people about what's healthy and what's not -- sometimes they confuse us so badly that we make very irrational choices.

South Beach Diet Inventor On How To Lose Weight, Live Longer

Dr Arthur Agatston | Posted 12.10.2011 | Books
Dr Arthur Agatston

Americans are fatter, and sicker, than ever. And we don't have to be. Here's what we can do about it.

Why You Should Be Lifting Weights

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

How many more calories does muscle tissue really burn?

Catherine Pearson

Study: The Foods Keeping You From Weight Loss | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living

Potato chips and French fries -- and generally any potato products -- contribute to the biggest weight gain over time, according to a new Harvard stud...

Ten Terrible Truths About Weight Loss

Janice Van Dyck | Posted 08.19.2011 | Women
Janice Van Dyck

Help! It's bathing suit season and thousands of us are wondering how to lose ten pounds before vacation. We know the official guidance -- two pounds a...

WATCH: The Everyday Emotion That Speeds Up Weight Loss

Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living

For so many of us, happiness seems to be on the other side of weight loss -- I'll be happy once I look a certain way in a bathing suit, or hit a certa...

Talking To Your Doctor About Weight Loss

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Ask yourself: is your doctor or nurse practitioner (NP) comfortable having a conversation about weight with you, or do they beat around the bush in order to spare your feelings?

The Hardest Part Of Losing Weight? Keeping It Off

Helene Lerner | Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

I've been maintaining a 50-pound weight-loss for more than 30 years. It's been difficult but not impossible, and here's my story.

Why It Seems Some People Can't Lose Weight

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.23.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Over the years, I've had some patients tell me they only need to smell food to gain weight. Of course, the point they're trying to make is that they gain weight more readily than others.

Carbohydrates For Weight Loss?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

One trivial but still agonizing stress of the season is going into a dressing room with a handful of bathing suits. Moans and gasps reverberate off the walls as customers take the first real look at their bodies since Christmas.

Healing Your Relationship With Food

The Inner Weigh | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
The Inner Weigh

The outer journey of healing from food and weight suffering means changing how we care for our bodies and how we eat. The inner journey of healing means changing how we see ourselves

8 Steps to Manifesting Your Weight-Loss Dreams

The Inner Weigh | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
The Inner Weigh

If permanent weight loss is apart of your dream picture, and you haven't taken the time or put the effort into manifesting it; read on, get inspired and motivated.

Why You Are So Much More Than A Number On A Scale

The Inner Weigh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The Inner Weigh

We could wake up in a happy state, ready to face the world with a smile, and then we step on the scale and our mood changes to foul in an instant.

10 Ways To Lose Weight Using An iPhone

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.21.2011 | Technology

Rachel MansurSounds like a false promise à la infomercial or typical spammy web headline--how can a 4.8 ounce gadget aid in weight loss? But, in trut...

Do You Need To Divorce Your Bathroom Scale?

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Instead of reflexively renewing your vows or divorcing your scale once and for all, ask yourself, "Has weighing in done more to help or hinder my healthiest intentions?"