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Losing Weight

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.

7 Ways to Pick Up the Pace of Weight Loss

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Here are seven changes you can make to your routine that will help you pick up the pace of weight loss so you can reach your long-term goal more quickly.

Losing Weight Can Reduce Your Risk Of Disease (VIDEO)

Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living

Losing weight and keeping the pounds off is a goal many people have, but now research shows that staying healthy can significantly reduce your risk of...

PHOTOS: This 64-Year-Old Great Grandmother Is Hot!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.21.2012 | Black Voices

If you're looking for some fresh motivation to get into the gym, all you have to do is take one look at Ruby Carter-Pikes. The 64-year-old mother ...

Food, Sex, Obesity and Weight Loss: What Are the Connections?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

We all know intuitively that there are powerful connections between eating and sex, and between sex and weight loss. All my clients, even those who initially deny it, will own up to this.

Why Losing Weight Didn't Give Me Self-Acceptance

xoJane | Posted 06.14.2012 | Women

I have a very vivid memory of lying in a bathtub, sobbing, shortly after losing 100 pounds. I was on my side, and the loose flesh of my stomach clumpe...

A Formerly Obese Man's Letter to Mayor Bloomberg

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

The fulfillment of our citizens' lives depends on the realization that their destiny, specifically, their health, is far more under their control than they now realize.

My Weight Loss Adventures in the Land of Disease-Care

Belleruth Naparstek | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Belleruth Naparstek

It's not like I'm clueless about what to eat and how to do healthful behaviors. I'm in the business, after all. But my work is sedentary, and I do a lot of it. The timing and the psychology had to be right.

Losing Weight, Hate and Obesity Bias

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

We need to stop blaming, hating and discriminating against obese people, but equally important, we need to use what we know to solve obesity and the obesity epidemic. That is the real solution to the evil of obesity bias.

Lose Weight, Gain Body Confidence? Not Necessarily, Says Purdue Researcher Sarah Mustillo

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

What is it about our culture that makes it so darned hard for girls to have good body image? Why, in fact, does bad body image plague America's great, multi-generational sorority?

The Evil Gender Bias of Obesity and Weight Gain

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

The obesity bias is far nastier for women than men -- overwhelmingly so. It is insidious and needs to be pointed out and stopped.

'Weight of the Nation': To Win, We Have to Lose

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
Daniel J. Schultz

The Weight of the Nation beautifully encapsulates all the biological, environmental, and economic variables that promoted my own obesity, as well as breaking down the answers and solutions that helped me lose and maintain my weight loss.

Weight Loss and the Solution to the Obesity Epidemic

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

To solve the obesity epidemic, the most important thing you can do is to solve your own weight problem for your own reasons.

Is Your Future Mother-In-Law Making You Fat?

Sarah Jenks | Posted 07.10.2012 | Weddings
Sarah Jenks

Then you start looking for a venue and planning the rehearsal dinner and all of a sudden your once stress-free relationships are reminiscent of the "Real Housewives." The only thing that seems takes the edge off is an extra scoop of ice cream. So much for effortlessly turning into Kate Middleton.

Can You Think Your Way to a Thinner You?

Marie-Josée Shaar, MAPP, CPT | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Marie-Josée Shaar, MAPP, CPT

Can you think yourself thin? Sure you can. But you'll need more than positive affirmations to get yourself into action.

Why You Should Think Twice Before You Praise Someone For Losing Weight

Yashar Ali | Posted 07.07.2012 | Women
Yashar Ali

We almost think it rude if we don't say something about someone's weight loss -- as if we aren't acknowledging his or her hard work.

On Dieting

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I'm so hungry I could eat cardboard. But first, I'll have to check the calorie counter guide book to see if it's a carbohydrate.