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Watching What You Put In Your Mouth Can Reduce Health Care Spending More Than Politicians

Wendell Potter | Posted 11.11.2016 | Home
Wendell Potter

Much of what I write is about the expensive, inequitable and unnecessarily complex U.S. health care system. About how corporate interests control both...

Not So Fast: 3 Ways To Slow Aging

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home
Paul Spector, M.D.

If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age. George Burns Americans are getting old. In 1900...

How Exercise Fundamentally Changes Your Metabolism

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 10.20.2016 | Home

We all know exercise is good for us. It’s good for our hearts. It helps prevent chronic diseases like diabetes and obesity. It helps bust stress. An...

5 Tiny Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 09.22.2016 | Home

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The 25 Best Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

The Active Times | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home
The Active Times

Your metabolism is key to helping your body grow and function. Boundless explains that "metabolism is a combination of chemical reactions that are spo...

Vegetarians Are Slimmer And Have A Faster Metabolism

Amanda Brocket | Posted 06.13.2016 | Home
Amanda Brocket

The study involved 26 non-vegetarians and 26 vegetarians. Those in the vegetarian category had been following the diet for at least three years and either avoided all animal products or avoided only meat and fish.

America's Bleeding Metabolism: What's Happening To 'The Biggest Loser' Contestants?

Angelo Poli | Posted 06.08.2016 | Home
Angelo Poli

Contestants on The Biggest Loser are suffering the same fate as all crash dieters -- just proportionate to length and intensity of the crashing. Now t...

Fixing Your Metabolism: 4 Steps to Permanent Weight Loss

Angelo Poli | Posted 05.19.2016 | Home
Angelo Poli

See why puddle hopping from one diet plan to another isn't going to work? If your metabolism feels like it's running slow --it probably is. Going from one restrictive program to the next is only going to make it worse and lead to more weight gain. Here are four ways to make sure this doesn't happen to you

'Biggest Loser' Host Finally Addresses That Controversial Study

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.18.2016 | Home

A recent study on past contestants on the weight loss reality show "The Biggest Loser" revealed that due to metabolic and hormonal changes that persis...

How to Avoid the Biggest Loser Phenomenon

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 05.09.2016 | Home
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

Does the Biggest Loser study prove that weight loss is futile? I don't believe it does. But it certainly offers a road map for how not to go about it.

What's the Normal Number of Times to Poop in a Day?

Thrillist | Posted 03.30.2016 | Home
Thrillist

The ideal frequency of bowel movements, however, has been a constant source of debate, and for some unfortunates, dismay. No one likes it when the Captain's Log is off. But what's really normal? We asked a gastroenterologist, Dr. Lisa Ganjhu, to dump a little knowledge on us.

How to Eat Out and Lose 50 Pounds a Year (or Gain!)

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 03.28.2016 | Home
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

For a population facing an exploding obesity epidemic, the world of fast food, restaurants and convenience food is a minefield, with caloric nuclear bombs everywhere you turn. It's a miracle we all aren't over 600 pounds.

5 Metabolism-Boosting Tricks That Work for Life

Health.com | Posted 03.22.2016 | Home
Health.com

Good news, ladies: There are tried-and-true tricks (that won't disrupt your lifestyle) to maximize your burn from a.m. to p.m. Take advantage of any or all of these five easy power-up hacks.

Yes, 'Cheat' Meals Can Be A Part Of A Healthy Eating Lifestyle

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.11.2016 | Home

"Cheat" meals are a well-known feature of many new healthy eating regimens. You can’t be perfect all the time, the thinking goes, so why not plan to...

Artificial Lights Linked To Higher Rates Of Obesity

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.11.2016 | Home

By Lisa Rapaport Reuters Health - Obesity rates may surge in places where artificial lights blaze all night compared to communities where people tend ...

You Don't Need To Lose A Lot Of Weight To Start Seeing Health Benefits

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.23.2016 | Home

Good news for anyone who is obese and trying to get healthier: Losing just 5 percent of your body weight can lead to significant improvements in insul...

5 Research-Backed Ways To Speed Up Your Aging Metabolism

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.22.2016 | Home

You used to be able to chow down on sugary donuts, creamy pastas and loaded burgers without loosening your belt buckle. But overnight it seems that ev...

Exercising More Doesn’t Necessarily Lead To Weight Loss

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.04.2016 | Home

(Reuters Health) - Increasing physical activity to burn more calories works up to a point, but then the body adjusts to keep energy use stable, accord...

Myths About Metabolism You Really Shouldn't Believe

Thrillist | Posted 01.26.2017 | Home
Thrillist

By: Nicholas Knock Credit: Lauri Patterson Everyone loves a good scapegoat. If work sucks, you can blame the boss. If the room stinks, you can blam...

9 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.18.2016 | Home

Ever notice how some people can seemingly shed pounds with ease or consume weekly containers of Ben & Jerry's without repercussions? Blame differing m...

The Top 8 Things You Can Do For Your Body, Mind And Soul

Oprah.com | Joann Pan | Posted 01.14.2016 | Home

1. Rev Your Metabolism to Shed Unwanted Weight The best way to do this is to add strength training to your exercise regimen. Your body has to expend ...

6 Mistakes That Can Slow Your Metabolism

Oprah.com | Emma Haak | Posted 01.12.2016 | Home

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The Truth About Skipping Meals (and Why You Need to Stop)

Sam Cannell | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home
Sam Cannell

Do you constantly find yourself skipping meals because you are just too busy to sit down and eat? Or you've replaced breakfast with your morning coffe...

5 Yoga Poses to Digest and Detox After Thanksgiving

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 11.25.2016 | Home
Vyda Bielkus

Yoga can be an effective way to help you digest and detox after over-indulging. Even a few minutes of each of these five poses can help you get your belly back on track.

One Big Meal or Two Smaller Ones?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

How important is meal size? How important is timing? Despite what diet plans claim, the science is scant and with conflicting results.