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How to Lose Weight

7 Things You Should Never Say To Someone On A Diet

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sally Stich | Posted 03.21.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Who of us hasn’t declared ourselves on a diet and been a stung by comments from a spouse or friend? Sure, sure, the...

Move of the Day: Single-Leg Hamstring Curl

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Performing this one move each day will add up and you will begin to see noticeable changes in your body and an improved mental focus!

The One Thing Everyone Trying To Lose Weight Should Do

Roz Warren | Posted 05.14.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

I just bought a brand new digital bathroom scale, so naturally I step on it every time I'm anywhere near the bathroom in order to watch my weight fluctuate. A mammoth salad for lunch? I'm up two pounds! A pleasant ramble with the Yorkie-poo? They've gone! Dinner at my sister's house? They're back! But by tomorrow morning, they'll probably be gone again. Or not.

7 Easy, Proven Ways To Get Thin (And Stay That Way)

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Lindsay Brustein Rosen | Posted 02.22.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com When it comes to losing weight, it is not quite as simple as “calories in minus calories out,” or burning more ca...

5 Things That Weight Maintainers Do That You Don't (And How to Fix It)

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

Long-term maintainers may continue with some behaviors that helped them lose weight, but not all. Maintaining needs to feel easy and not as hard as losing. In order to achieve this, you need to focus on something called "habit forming."

Please, Please, Please Stop Obsessing About the Scales

Katie Lowe | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Lowe

If you're measuring your success and personal happiness on the scales, you are doing it wrong. You will not succeed in changing your lifestyle, or being happy when you're still pinning your hopes on losing ten pounds the second you make a couple of lil' lifestyle changes.

5 Common Diet Mistakes to Avoid

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

It's the new year, and we are still in January, so I know many of you are continuing to work towards your resolutions. I'd like to help you get off on the right foot by telling you about five common diet mistakes that can be a huge barrier to weight loss and should thus be avoided.

Warning: Teen Obesity Is Hazardous to Your Child's Health and Future Career

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Amandah Blackwell

If you want your children to live in a healthy and fit country, it's time for you and your teens to become healthy and fit, emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually. Be the change you want to see in the world.

Living in the Raw: An Interview With Brad Gruno

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen I've been a fan of Brad's Raw Foods for a while now, and have been know...

5 Ways to Fight Relationship Weight Gain

Akela Stanfield | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

Spending time with my boyfriend is one of my absolute favorite things to do. However, I know from experience that a happy relationship potentially wrecks havoc on even the best weight-loss plans. The solution was to turn my relationship into an active romance. There are hundreds of ways to do this.

The Weight Debate: 5 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

As many of you work diligently to lose weight, the promise of a weight loss goal may seem to be elusive. While we all work to better ourselves, change our diets and improve our health, there are key concepts to weight loss that often get ignored.

How to Keep Your Resolutions

Laurie Gerber | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

People are the happiest when they take bold new actions in the areas that are most important to them. And there is no better time to start, than in a fresh new year.

10 Things You Should Know If You Want To Lose Weight In 2014

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sally Tamarkin If you’re looking to lose weight after an indulgent holiday season, you’re not alone. A 2012 survey estimated that the number...

10 Tricks to Help You Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Jeanette Pavini

We are all so busy, it's hard to find time to do the things we want to do, let alone the resolutions that challenge us.

5 Tips to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind in 2014

Jennipher Walters | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennipher Walters

Are you like the millions of others who have set a goal to lose weight in the new year? Think it's going to take lots of deprivation, extreme dieting and hours sweating at the gym? Nope, nope and nope.

How I Lost 20 Pounds in Four Weeks and Kept It Off

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Amandah Blackwell

As I continue to release weight, it's important for me to be surrounded by like-minded individuals. I won't sabotage my weight loss goals. Anyone that doesn't support me isn't in my tribe.

3 Simple Steps to Stay Slim and SANE During the Holidays

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Why can some of your friends eat all the holiday treats they want and stay slim while you start to look like Santa by smelling a fruit cake? And what ...

Is the Food Guide Pyramid and MyPlate Making Your Family Fat?

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

The thing to keep in mind about the USDA Pyramid is that it comes from the Department of Agriculture, the agency responsible for promoting American ag...

Did the Government Cause the Obesity Epidemic?

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

A great deal of money is being made from our nutritional confusion. Even worse, the government created these guidelines in much the same way it creates laws: by listening to lobbyists and by making compromises.

48,835 Reasons to Enjoy Lots of Food This Thanksgiving

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

This Thanksgiving, don't starve yourself. Don't feel deprived. Starvation isn't sustainable. Hunger isn't healthy. Instead, eat more -- but higher-quality -- holiday foods.

57 Sneaky Sugars to Avoid

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Memorizing this list isn't important. It is important to know that any form of caloric sweetener harms our health and leads to weight gain. Put differently, our body does not care where sweetener calories come from.

When The Man You Love Asks You To Lose Weight

Akela Stanfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

I yelled at him and told him he did not love me. Love would not notice the 300 pounds my 5'3" frame carried. Confused, he just stared at me; he knew more than anyone how desperately I wanted and needed to lose weight. He alone knew all my secrets. He heard my disappointments. He hoped for my future.

Can You Recondition Your Brain to Stop Overeating?

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

The compulsion overtakes your brain and pretty much shuts down your rational reasoning. The key in here is to "wake up," engage your conscious brain, and "observe" your primitive brain and the trouble it's getting you into.

Think Your Diet Needs More Discipline? Think Again

David Bedrick | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living
David Bedrick

If we listen to the words of authors, therapists and coaches, we come to believe that in order to lose weight we need to be disciplined. However, this advice is only half true and can easily betray our best efforts, goals and intentions.

118,801 Reasons Dieting Is Fattening

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

True or false: You slim down by eating less? Before you answer, let's take a quick look at the studies.