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Maintaining Weight Loss

3 Secrets to Health Maintenance Success

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Let's say you're at a point in your wel...

7 Stages to Permanent Weight Loss

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

These are the psychological stages of long-term weight loss. I hope knowing that is helpful. You can lose weight and keep it off. It's a process. It takes work. And even though it does get easier over time, the work continues or the weight returns.

Confessions of a Cereal Killer

Gregg McBride | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

No matter what your most tempting foods are, you can still have them -- in moderation and in healthy portions. And with tools like measuring cups, we can eat well and not overdo it to the point of triggering a binge.

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.

It's Not Always a Good Thing When Your Cups Runneth Over

Gregg McBride | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I realized that keeping my portions and food choices in mind was something I was going to have to stay committed to for the rest of my life -- assuming I wanted to keep fitting into my newly aquired "regular size" clothes.

Muscling Your Way Into Weight Loss

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.01.2012 | Health and Fitness
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The emphasis on moving more, and the many options for doing so, often overlooks one aspect of exercise that has a significant impact on weight loss -- that is, the effect of increased muscle size on weight loss and weight maintenance.

Overeating Flare-Ups: Are They the Cause of Chronic Obesity?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Ultimately, dieters who are plagued by chronic overeating flare-ups may be able to diminish their severity because they learn from past experience how to handle the situations that are causing them to stop following a calorie-conscious food plan.

8 Ways To Maintain A Healthy Weight | Tina Haupert | Posted 11.10.2011 | Healthy Living

A couple of weeks ago, I noticed that my shorts seemed tighter than usual. And then a few days ago, the same thing happened with my jeans. I’m g...

The Real Weight Loss Battle: Keeping It Off

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Although recent studies demonstrate that we are getting better at keeping weight off, the statistics are still against you and the chances of you putting the weight back on are high.