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Transform Bad Eating Habits and Body Image for Good

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

The very idea of treating your body like a friend or a loved one, with love and kindness, may sound more like a recipe for overeating and body dissatisfaction than anything else.

Want Weight Loss in 2014? Here Are 5 Key Requirements

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Wanting, even with all your heart, to lose weight does not make it happen, as anyone with a stubborn weight problem knows. Hopefully, it won't take you 20 years to learn what I learned. You can learn it from me!

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 numb...

Tips to Help You Lose Weight, Get in Shape, and Feel Better Than Ever This New Year

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.05.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Can't remember the last resolution you kept? Join the club. Each year, of all of the Americans who welcome the New Year with a resolution, 35 percent of them throw in the towel during the first month.

Looking Back in Order to Move Forward: New Year's Resolutions

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

This year, may all of us can have success, happiness, and that our resolutions become not just wishes in our future but actualities in our present lives. Know yourself, review your past, be honest, make a plan, and then carry it out.

'New Year's Juicefast Vlog Gone Wrong'

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Ari's fruit and veggie addiction has transformed her into a total junky and her vlog reveals the dark depths of her addiction to juice.

The Top 10 New Year's Resolutions From Our Readers

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.31.2013 | Fifty

It's that time of year again when we want to know your top New Year's resolution -- something besides losing 10 pounds. Do you want to learn a new ski...

12 Weight Loss Resolutions You Shouldn't Make

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Dana Leigh Smith Get this: 30 percent of all New Year's resolutions are broken before February, according to a poll by the time management fir...

Have You Heard About The 'Fat Letters'?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Mothers are the most important and most powerful people in the world related to solving our childhood obesity epidemic. The only way an obese child can change is if the home and family changes, and that will only happen when mom says it will.

12 Pilates Moves That Will Redefine Fitness for You This Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Brooke Siler, celebrity Pilates instructor, owner of re:AB Pilates Studio and author of the recently launched The Women's Health ...

Weight Loss Secrets From Around The World

Posted 10.25.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We took a look at how other (slimmer) cultures eat and enjoy their food. As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medic...

WATCH: This Woman Had The Worst Boyfriend Ever

Posted 10.21.2013 | Women

We thought telling a woman to make 300 sandwiches for an engagement ring was bad, but telling your girlfriend to lose weight or you won't be with her ...

Overcoming the Fears That Prevent Your Happiness

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Some people have been described as fearless. Heroes. Fire fighters. Soldiers. Their success has not been because they were fearless. It was because they had something that overcame the fear, that replaced and overpowered it.

Food Addiction Is Real

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

  by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition One year ago I launched my book...

Why Weight Loss Depends on Your Faith

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

There are a lot of pieces of the weight loss puzzle and you'll need them all in place to make it work. But your faith is a big piece of the puzzle. Having the right faith will open the door to them and set you on the path to their fulfillment.

Why I Only Weigh Myself Once a Week (If That)

Jennipher Walters | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennipher Walters

The only way to get away from its yo-yoing, confidence-sucking and confidence-boosting pull is to limit your time with the darn thing. And find a deeper and more real and stable sense of power; one that doesn't have a darn thing to do with how much we weigh.

Losing Weight Is Easy -- No Seriously, It Is

Laurie Gerber | Posted 09.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

I dare you to go up against the voice in your head and talk it back down. I dare you to control both your mind and your hand and determine exactly what goes into your body. Think it's hard to do without support? It is. Other people will try to rock your resolve, but you can still do it.

5 Things We Didn't Know About Weight Loss

Posted 07.16.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You're aware that you should eat more fiber and less saturated fat, and that soda is like liquid candy. But did you know about the ...

Do the Diabetes Math

Adam Bosworth | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Adam Bosworth

Did my doctor prescribe and monitor this? He did not. They aren't paid to do this. And frankly, who wants their doctor nagging them? What drove me was wanting to be alive when I'm 90 -- to be healthy and to fit into my college jeans.

Calling Obesity a Disease: Is This About Health or Is It About Money?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

We have an obesity epidemic that is out of control because of something that has changed in the last 50 years of our eons of evolution -- recent changes in our culture and behavior. Drugs and surgery won't change that.

What Not To Say To Someone Trying To Lose Weight

Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Research shows that it's easier to stick with a weight loss plan when you have support. Whether that encouragement and reinforcement comes from close ...

7 Ways To Lose Weight Without Exercise

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Andrea Atkins | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Yes, exercise is better, but there are some tricks you can do that don't require breaking a sweat and can help melt a...

What Is Belviq, the New Weight Loss Drug?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Belviq is a new weight loss drug that just became available by prescription this past week, one of only two new weight loss drugs approved by the FDA in the last 13 years.

Where Did All the Pears Go? How Your Body Shape Determines Your Metabolic Destiny

JJ Virgin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Fortunately, no one is doomed to remain apple-shaped. These seven strategies help balance your blood sugar and optimize fat-burning hormones to make you lean, muscular, and healthy.

Think You're Not Good Enough? Guess What? You Are!

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

You are good enough this very moment to be loved and accepted and healed. Believing this is a matter of deciding to adopt the healthy response to mistakes and failings -- to forgive, be kind and helpful. When you do, you decide you don't need to do anything else to be OK.