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Where Did All the Pears Go? How Your Body Shape Determines Your Metabolic Destiny

JJ Virgin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Fortunately, no one is doomed to remain apple-shaped. These seven strategies help balance your blood sugar and optimize fat-burning hormones to make you lean, muscular, and healthy.

7 Quick Midday Energy Boosts For Post 50s

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.24.2013 | Fifty

Once you hit the age of 50, as I recently have, it becomes increasingly hard to keep your energy level up all day. Due to hormone imbalances that occu...

8 Things That Boost Your Metabolism

Posted 04.27.2013 | Fifty

It’s no secret –- once you hit midlife, your metabolism slows down and it suddenly becomes easier for you to pack on the pounds. However, there...

Ancient Life Form 'Breathes' Rocket Fuel Ingredient, Study Shows

Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

By: Jesse Emspak, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/04/2013 02:11 PM EDT on LiveScience An ancient form of life can use an ingredient in rocke...

Boost Your Metabolism And Fight The Snack Attack

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Some people can eat three meals a day and be completely satisfied. Many others, however, need that snack to hold them over to the next meal. If you are one of the many out there that need a snack to curb hunger, why not boost your metabolism while enjoying that healthy snack?

The Sweet Monster in the Supersized Cup

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Sugar -- especially in soft drinks -- should be placed in the same category as alcoholic beverages and cigarettes. I can hear the moans from Coca-Cola and Pepsi, but it is a fact that reducing the amount of sugar in sweetened drinks can make a huge difference.

STUDY: Does Your 'Body Type' Predict Your Health?

Christina Huffington | Posted 01.30.2013 | Women

It turns out that "body type" is good for more than just finding out what style bathing suit a women's magazine says is best for your shape. A new...

Stress And Your Metabolism

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Stress abounds in our modern lives, and for the most part, we manage it as best we can. Though we may think that we're coping just fine, the reality may be that stress is contributing to the trend of national weight gain.

Surprising Foods That Fight Fat

Posted 10.04.2012 | Healthy Living

By Maridel Reyes Get excited: You can burn calories and combat fat by eating yummy food. "If you choose the right picks, studies show you can tor...

Getting The Lowdown On Your Metabolism

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Have you worked out every single day since Labor Day, eaten a healthy, well-proportioned diet and still haven't lost a pound? There are two things I want you to know: 1) You are not alone, and 2) it may not be your fault. Isn't that the best news you've heard all day?

Experts Speak Out About the Harmful Effects of Dieting

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

When the conclusions of a recent study gave a surprising endorsement to yoyo dieting, I asked my colleagues, experts in intuitive eating and mindful e...

Surprising Endorsement of Yo-Yo Dieting

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The weight cycling industry has cause for celebration this week. A study was published in Metabolism titled "History of weight cycling does not impede...

Weighty Situations

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 10.21.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I'm allergic to many foods. Soon after eating them, I break out in fat.

5 Tips to Boost Your Metabolism at Work

Marie Pasinski, M.D. | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Marie Pasinski, M.D.

According to a recent study, brief periods of activity appear to boost your metabolism and combat the negative effects of prolonged sitting. Here are five easy ways to incorporate more activity into your workday.

Ask Healthy Living: How Long Does It Take For Food To Add Weight To My Body?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- our new column in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get b...

The Struggle to Stay Fit

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Don't give up. Don't allow breaks in your routine to become permanent. Don't be frustrated if progress in running faster or lifting heavier weights is slower than when you were 20 years younger.

WATCH: How To Fix A Slow Metabolism

Posted 09.13.2012 | Fifty

A slow metabolism seems like an inevitable part of aging. In fact our metabolism slows at a rate of 5 percent each decade after hitting 40, which ...

Formula For Weight Control, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Is there a formula that tells you how to maintain your weight? Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer shared the secret to knowing how many calories to...

Eating THIS Will Help You Lose Weight, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Health and nutrition expert, Joy Bauer, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and she shared some surprising news: there are certain foods that ca...

How To Get Off The Diet Merry-Go-Round

Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS

Whether you've tried one too many fad diets, have fallen off the bandwagon, or just want tips for lifetime weight management, you can clean up your diet with a few simple tweaks.

Dinosaur Study Suggests Common Belief About Animals Is Wrong

Posted 06.28.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/27/2012 01:09 PM EDT on LiveScience Dinosaurs may not have been the slow, sunbathing re...

Catherine Pearson

And The Best Plan For Burning Calories Is ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Losing weight is hard, but for many people, keeping off the pounds over the longer term is even more difficult. Now, new research has attempted to...

Salk Study: Eating for Eight Hours Reduces Obesity and Diabetes Risk

Garth Sundem | Posted 07.22.2012 | Science
Garth Sundem

Let's get this out of the way: No one's recommending you sit down and eat for eight hours. But a study shows that if you condense the total time you eat each day to only eight hours, you can prevent weight gain and reduce diabetes risk.

Living in a Toxic Environment

Dr. Richard Palmquist | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard Palmquist

It is smart to avoid toxins, but no one cannot live on this planet in modern times and totally avoid them. Fortunately, the body has taken this into account.

Changing My Metabolism

Heidi Dietrich Mills | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Dietrich Mills

When I underwent metabolic testing, I figured the experience would simply make a good story, and prove entertaining for an avid athlete like myself. To my surprise, however, the tests indicated serious problems with my current exercise and diet regimen.