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Losing Weight

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.

How To Lose 10 Pounds, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author Dr. Oz gave me tips on losing 10 pounds without making huge lifestyle changes when he visited me...

Today's Comedian: Rock Star or Health Junkie?

Leslie Goshko | Posted 08.10.2012 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Could it be that the old rock 'n' roll party days of comedy are being exchanged for gym memberships and seltzer waters? Could it be that comedians and the comedy community are actually becoming *gulp* health conscious?

Ask Healthy Living: Why Does Weight Loss Get Harder?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 08.10.2012 | 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...

'You're No Fun When You're On A Diet': The Worst Things To Say To Someone Trying To Lose Weight

Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living

What's the worst thing anyone ever said to you when you were trying to lose weight? That's the question we put to Health's Facebook audience, and ...

It Ain't Over: Linda Kuil’s Amazing Race -- From Fat To Finish Line

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Preventing The Dreaded Weight Loss Plateau

Chris Powell | Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

Plateaus happen, at least to those who don't plan so they can prevent them! Fight back and prevent the plateau, or if you're already hitting that wall, it's time to trick the body and relight your metabolism.

'Am I Overweight?' Post 50s Most Likely To Think 'No'

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 08.02.2012 | Fifty

If the weight you report on your driver’s license is a few pounds shy of what appears when you weigh in at the doctor’s office, you’re not alone...

I Lost Weight: I Made Slow Changes and Lost 100 Pounds

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 01.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Allison Berkowitz

There were all too many days while looking at myself in the mirror, I wished I could literally rip the fat from my body. But I believe these feelings -- and most others that might arise -- are totally normal and have to be cleansed like the weight itself.

How Weight Loss Can Improve Sex -- How Sex Can Interfere

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

If better health were not a good enough reason to lose weight, here is a one that is: a happy sex life. Life is made to be lived and enjoyed. If that's not happening, something is wrong that needs to be fixed.