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Intermittent Fasting

Losing Weight Is Not A 'One Size Fits All' Kind Of Plan

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Don't be discouraged if you are doing it completely different from someone else, it doesn't mean you will do better or worse than them. Everyone is different, and we all will see different results.

'Biggest Loser' Host Finally Addresses That Controversial Study

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living

A recent study on past contestants on the weight loss reality show "The Biggest Loser" revealed that due to metabolic and hormonal changes that persis...

Weight Loss Without Dieting?

Ayda Ersoy | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayda Ersoy

Probably you've heard these questions many times. There are hundreds of diets that you can follow, and you'll often see results with them too. But there is a more efficient way to lose weight -- and it's not a diet.

7 Damage Control Tips for After Thanksgiving

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.29.2016 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

So you did it. No holds barred, you ate what you wanted, had seconds, and had a slice of each of the three pies offered for dessert.... Hmmm and maybe a little more booze than a typical weekday? Whatever, it's done, it was fun, hopefully really yummy.

Why It's Okay to Skip Breakfast

Pernille Jensen | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Pernille Jensen

Do you want to turn your body into a fat-burning machine? Skipping breakfast could be the answer. While our physiology is largely geared to a feast...

My Dirtly Little Diet Secret Has Become a Hot Trend

Jill S. Brown | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

I have a dirty little diet secret. I used to be ashamed to talk about it, until recently. Conventional diet beliefs denounce this method and here I ...

Not So Fast: Understanding the Science of Cleansing and Fasting Diets May Help Everyone

Melinda Ring, MD | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Melinda Ring, MD

Without that data, a diet fad is just that -- a fad. To solve our obesity crisis we need solutions that offer health benefits that last a lifetime.

How to Avoid Jet Lag: Lifestyle Tricks That Work

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Nauseated, exhausted, disoriented, confused: Not the vibe of a glamorous jet-setter. Jet lag can be a serious downer in the first few days of your big international trip. Solution: Try these diet and exercise tips to reduce the severity and duration of your symptoms.

Is This the Best Diet Ever? (Probably Not)

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

While every bad diet is uniquely bad, good diets are a lot more similar than they might appear on the surface.

What I've Learned From Two Years of Intermittent Fasting

James Clear | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

You can't live an unhealthy life in other areas and expect one thing to solve all of your problems, but you can slowly add a piece here or there, continue to self-experiment, and gradually develop a health strategy that works for you, your goals, and your lifestyle.

Breakfast: Not Really the Most Important Meal of the Day

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

In the mainstream nutrition world there's one thing you can always count on: If you're told a food -- or nutrition practice -- is good for you today, you'll be told it's bad for you tomorrow. The one exception: breakfast.

Does Intermittent Fasting Work?

Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By Yuri Elkaim for U.S. News Intermittent fasting is something people either want to know about, should know about or have never heard of. Here's a...

Ask Healthy Living: Should I Try Intermittent Fasting?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 04.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

7 Things You Should Know About 'The Fast Diet'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Would you fast twice a week? That's the task set forth in Dr. Michael Mosley's "The Fast Diet," the weight loss regimen that has become all the rage i...

Why Snacking Can Stall Fat Loss and Fast Metabolism

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

Based on my research and experience, I'm against snacking for fat loss and fast metabolism. Snacking has become a multibillion-dollar industry where manufacturers push an ever-widening array of Frankenfoods loaded with high-fructose corn syrup and trans fat.

Is Intermittent Fasting Just Another Fad?

Daniel Bartlett | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Bartlett

Every year, without fail, a new diet gets media attention and every year I put my head in my hands. The newest trend for 2013 is fasting diets, dusted off and freshly repackaged to appeal to the masses.

Chris Lost Nearly 100 Pounds: 'Food No Longer Has Control Over Me'

Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at and you could be featured on the site! Name: Chris Simpson Ag...

The Case Against Eating 6 Small Meals A Day

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

The basic premise of intermittent fasting, or IF, is to enjoy better health via repeatedly fasting for longer periods than is typical on a daily breakfast-lunch-dinner schedule.

How To Break Through A Weight Plateau

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

As anyone who has ever lost a lot of weight (like 20 pounds or more) will tell you, the first five come off easily and the last five are the toughest! You're still doing all the right things -- eating less and moving more -- but all of a sudden it stops working.