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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 ... | 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.

Short on Time for a Workout? Maximize Your Time and Go for the 'After-Burn'!

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

If you can only find 30 minutes (or less) to fit in some exercise, what's the best use of your time -- a cardio workout or a weight training session?

Chew Your Way to Losing More Body Fat

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

Three research studies from the last few years have explored an interesting tool that could potentially be used to combat the obesity epidemic in our culture.

WATCH: What To Eat And When To Eat It

Posted 01.24.2012 | Fifty

"Timing is everything," according to Stephen Perrine, author of "The Women's Health Diet" and "The Men's Health Diet" books; when you eat can be just ...

6 Foods That Feed Your Metabolism

Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living

By Paige Greenfield It's true: Certain foods have a very high thermogenic effect, so you literally scorch calories as you chew. Other eats contai...

Can THIS Rev Up Your Metabolism?

Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By Paige Greenfield Here's something to feel good about: Your body is a calorie-burning machine. You'll even torch a few while reading this artic...

Tips For Boosting Your Metabolism, From Joy Bauer

Posted 12.01.2011 | Women

Are you struggling to lose weight because of your slow metabolism? Nutrition Expert Joy Bauer shares tips to help you boost your metabolism and lose w...

How to Rev Up Your Mid-Life Metabolism

Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living

By Tracy Hafen for Many readers are struggling with the same issues, and I frequently get asked similar versions of the same question...

WATCH: Metabolism-Boosting Workout Tips

Posted 11.24.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're looking for a workout to keep your metabolism fired up or ways to mix up your routine and get it humming, fitness expert Jennifer Cohen has ...

Foods That Can Rev Your Metabolism

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

If you are one of the many people in the battle to fight the bulge, you will be pleased to learn that there are actually foods that may help you burn fat.

Breaking Through Weight Loss Plateaus

Penny Love | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

You know the gulf. It's the five, 10 or 50 (fill in the number) pound gulf between where you are and where you want to be.

The Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting

Stefan Aschan | Posted 07.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefan Aschan

Do you consistently and painfully struggle with weight fluctuations? We have seen many a celebrity look trim and strong in movies and then heavy and l...

Coffee Cravings May Be Genetic

Slashfood | Jason Best, Posted Apr 8th 2011 @ 2:00PM | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home

Turns out there's another thing you can blame your parents for: your need for a Starbucks fix. Yes, like receding hairlines and pendulous earlobes,...

Tips To Improve Your Metabolism

EatingWell | Nicci Micco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

So. You're trying to lose weight ... join the club. (No, seriously -- find weight-loss support among more than 120 other people in EatingWell's Lo...

Human Connections: A Powerful Health Care Strategy

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Relationships can be as much of a factor in good health as cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI.

Will The New Atkins Diet Help You Lose Weight?

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

One of the world's most famous diets is getting a tummy tuck with new guidelines to make the weight-loss program more workable. ...

How to Give Yourself a Metabolic Tune-Up

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

How could they eat high amounts of bad food and not exercise, yet still become fitter AND live 30 percent longer than the average rat? One word: MITOCHONDRIA -- the source of your energy.

Vitamin D Shows Heart Benefits In Study | Roni Caryn Rabin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Got vitamin D? It may protect you from heart disease....

Why Doesn't Exercise Lead To Weight Loss? | Gretchen Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Few people, an overwhelming body of research shows, achieve significant weight loss with exercise alone, not without changing their eating habits. A n...

Estrogen Does NOT Cause Breast Cancer: Debunking Common Myths About The Hormone

Rebecca Booth, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Booth, MD

While the attempt to objectify the effects of hormone replacement therapy is admirable, inappropriate interpretations have resulted in unprecedented fear of "all things estrogen."

Green Tea May Benefit Bone Health | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research from Hong Kong found that green tea, one of the most popular drinks around the world, may benefit bone health and the researchers suggest...