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Losing Weight

How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off Forever

Helene Lerner | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

It is a new year, and the cry to get back in shape is heard around the world. But there are many out there that don't believe it can happen for them. For one-third of my life, I thought that too. I was obese, weighing 50 more pounds than I do now.

5 Key Strategies For Successful Weight Loss And Beyond

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

If your New Year's resolution involves making a change in your diet with weight loss as a goal, you are facing a dizzying array of information out there. There is a great deal of evidence about what practices help weight loss, much of it contradictory.

Want to Lose Weight? Measure Your Height!

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

Nowadays, simply knowing how much you weigh isn't enough information to be as healthy as you can be. You need to know your height, since the relationship of weight to height is critically important in determining your overall health.

Come Out of Fat Denial, America!

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 02.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

It is my mission to help you lose weight, feel better, look better and live a healthy and happy long life. You can't do those things if you are overweight and in denial about it. Your weight is ultimately something you can control. I'd like to help you do just that.

10 New Year's Resolutions That I Vow to Actually Keep

Anna Goldfarb | Posted 03.02.2013 | Women
Anna Goldfarb

New Year's resolutions, get out of my face! Maybe it's just me, but I'm not a huge fan of taking moral inventory of my life's decisions after I've been binging on holiday cookies for a month straight.

The Missing Link in Your Battle to Lose Weight

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

How many of you are frustrated with the number you see on the scale? This is the time of year many people make New Year's resolutions, and my guess is that one of your goals is to lose weight.

Make Goals and a Vision for 2013, Not Resolutions

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

When I wrote down my goals, it's not like they all came true overnight. I'd make goals for this year, this month, this week and today. Most days, weeks and months I only made some progress, sometimes none. But I started getting better. And look what happened!

7 Steps to Making and Keeping Resolutions

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

There is something about the anticipation of a new year that gives us a clean slate and prompts us to recommit to improving ourselves. Use that energy to jumpstart your transformation.

Mind, Body, Fitness Goals: How I Lost My Pregnancy Weight! (Part Two)

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

In a previous post, I shared my story and gave advice on how you can actually start loving your workouts, make them count, stay motivated, and squash excuses. Now for the other half of the equation: Fueling your body with clean, whole foods! This is just as important as exercising.

Losing 158 Pounds: From Breaking Point to Success!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

I recently received a wonderful thank-you letter from a client of mine who lost 150 pounds in just eight months! I thought I'd share his story with you because much of what he went through is such a common experience.

How I Lost The Baby Weight

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Having recently gained 35 pounds when pregnant with my second daughter, I was left with 20 to lose upon returning home from the hospital and a closet full of non-maternity clothing that didn't fit. It wasn't easy, but I lost it all in about two months -- no starving and no gimmicks.

The Dos And Don'ts For Holiday Eating And Weight Loss

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Usually, people either gain a lot of weight this time of year, or they deny themselves what they'd really like. Either way, they're miserable. Instead, the key to permanent weight loss is learning how to eat what you'll want the rest of your life -- in a way that will maintain a healthy weight.

How One Of LA's 'Hungry Girls' Quit The Juices & Cleanses For Good

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 01.18.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- She never set out to become the maven of guilt-free, fun-food dieting, the go-to girl for people who want to have their cake – an...

Kick in the Tush Club: Busted Zippers, Broken Dreams

Janice Taylor | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Permanent weight loss is a holistic event. Permanent weight loss is a mind-changing, life-changing event. You can lose weight, but you will find it again and again until you are ready for permanent change.

Is Your Personality Making It Impossible To Eat Right?

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul While you can't change who you are (not easily, at least), you can outsmart your inner eater. As a reminder, always consult ...

8 No-Brainer Tricks For Cutting 100 Calories A Day

Posted 03.06.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Chances are, your daily routine is padded with extra calories. You don't need a calculator or a calorie-counting app to help you ge...

How the 'Cell Phone Diet' Works

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Every time her cell phone rings, my patient, Rose, hears the Rocky theme. Each time she looks at her cell phone, she sees her target picture. It is a photoshopped picture of herself at her goal weight.

The Real Cost Of Losing Weight

Bloomberg News | Nikhil Hutheesing | Posted 10.10.2012 | Money

Lady Gaga, who put on some weight recently, announced in September that she was "proud at any size." Having a healthy body image is great, and in the ...

The Biggest Mistake When Trying To Lose Weight, From Rocco DiSpirito (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Say goodbye to fad diets! Celebrity chef and author, Rocco DiSpirito, warned that depriving yourself of food won't help you lose weight in the long ru...

The Today Show's Joy Bauer Proves Yet Again That Anyone (Yes, Anyone!) Can Lose Weight

Gregg McBride | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

With inspirations like Joy Bauer getting the word out that anyone can achieve dieting success, we can leave all of the squeezing (including into clothes and other tight spaces) behind us once and for all.

The Unexpected Consequences Of Weight Loss?

Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living

Weight loss comes with moments big and small, during which you may notice a side benefit to your achievement. There are the obvious ones: reaching a g...

Are Eating Habits Contagious?

Rania Batayneh, MPH | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Rania Batayneh, MPH

Have you ever gone to a restaurant with the healthiest intentions -- a salad followed by grilled fish and steamed vegetables -- only to find yourself halfway through a bacon cheeseburger and onion rings?

The 10 Commandments Of Weight Loss

Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living

By Beth W. Orenstein Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, M.D., M.P.H. Here's a godsend: There's only one thing you need to do to lose weig...

3 Prerequisites for Successful Weight Loss

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

I am convinced that anyone can succeed with permanent weight loss. However, there is a big but. Before you can expect to be able to solve your weight problem, there are several prerequisites that must be met.

How Dieting Makes People Obese

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Diets and dieting are not the solution to your stubborn weight problem. They are among the main causes. Learning how to eat well habitually, in a way that is more enjoyable than what you do now, is the solution -- and it is not just a matter of "willing" it.