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Weight Gain

7 Sneaky Causes Of Weight Gain

Posted 06.30.2015 | OWN

You know that depression, diet soda and lack of sleep can affect your weight. But you feel happy, are steering clear of artificial sweeteners and gett...

How Sleep Loss Can Lead to Weight Gain

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

It’s pretty well known that exercise can help you drop a few pounds. But did you know that a good night’s sleep will prevent you from gai...

If You Quit Dieting, Will Your Worst Fear Come True?

Jen Picicci | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Jen Picicci

Even when I saw, very clearly, that dieting was keeping me in a never-ending cycle of restricting and binge eating, it was still very scary to give up. There's so much safety in following a plan, and so much hope that this time will be the one that works.

Why Regaining Weight Is So Common and How to Deal

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

Getting back to your best body might require fine-tuning your eating habits and becoming more passionate about fitness. But it's totally possible. And it will set you for success in the long run.

The Link Between Traffic Noise And Weight Gain

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Got a noisy bedroom? You might be at a greater risk for weight gain, according to a new study conducted at the Swedish medical university Karolinska I...

Give or Take

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.12.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


4 Fab Foods That Prevent Weight Gain As You Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty

If you've noticed the dreaded "middle-age spread" creeping up on you, there are changes you can make to your diet to keep your pants from getting any ...

Just A Single Hour Of TV Each Day May Affect Your Child's Weight

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living

A new study has found that children in kindergarten and first grade who watch at least 60 minutes of television a day are more likely to be overweight...

5 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself By The Time You Hit Middle Age

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.17.2015 | Fifty

You know when you are lying to yourself, right? It's something we all do on occasion -- for various reasons. But by the time you are 50, there are...

The Hidden Ways Sleep Deprivation Can Lead To Weight Gain

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Zahra Barnes for Life by DailyBurn Can’t figure out why you’re gaining weight -- or why it’s so difficult to erase those extra pounds? You...

This 51-Year-Old Woman's Sexy Boudoir Photo Shoot

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 06.03.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Lewtan

Do you ever look back at a photo and think, 'Wow, I looked so much better back then?' even though at the time, you didn't think you looked that great? Well that is how I feel right now when I look at this picture.

The OTHER Factor That Might Be Keeping You From Losing Weight

OWN | Posted 03.20.2015 | OWN

Stress wreaks havoc on our bodies. From fatigue and insomnia to digestive problems and heart disease, chronic stress is a serious issue for many Ameri...

Watching Food TV Could Make You Gain Weight

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Your TV may be wreaking havoc on your diet. Watching any old show on the tube while simultaneously snacking can contribute to extra poundage, and new ...

Why I Refuse To Weigh Myself During My First Year Of College

Amy Yoelin | Posted 05.06.2015 | Teen
Amy Yoelin

After my epiphany, my mentality has shifted drastically. I feel good about myself. At this moment, I could not tell you what I weigh. And that makes me unconditionally happy.

Sad Movies Make You Eat Your Feelings

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living

A "tear-jerker" should be redefined as a "gut-buster." As it turns out, watching sad movies can take a toll on your waistline. According to a n...

5 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Diet

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Great power lies in a solid night's sleep. Logging those 7-9 hours of shut-eye daily helps us stay mentally sharp, repair damage done to our bodies du...

Minimize the Menopausal Middle

Margaret Marshall | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

During menopausal years, many women who have never had a weight problem find themselves gaining weight. In my experience, these women have not been eating well for years.

In My Perfect World

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 04.20.2015 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

"I don't mean to sound ungrateful, God, but I've been thinking about what we discussed, and I realize rather than returning slim, I'd like is to come back overweight."

Being Thin Didn't Make Me Happy, But Being 'Fat' Does

Ravishly | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women

You want to really blow people's minds? Try this at home: Be fat and happy. Be unapologetically fat. Wear a bikini, and mean it. Eat pizza and ice cream and enjoy it. Drink up your life and a bottle of wine, and make no apologies.

5 Beliefs That Can Lead to Weight Gain

Chris Freytag | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Freytag

You've worked hard. You lost the weight you wanted to lose and thank you very much, you don't want to find it again. Make sure you aren't telling yourself any of these five things that can lead to weight gain.

Insulin Resistance: The Real Reason Why You Aren't Losing Weight

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Weight problems aren't just about overeating or under exercising -- they're about metabolic changes that are collectively known as insulin resistance.

Is It the Super Bowl or the 'Super Bowl'?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

If you watch the talk shows and commercials the week before the Super Bowl, you'll see they promote food for Super Bowl Sunday. So I wonder, is the ...

The Surprising Health Consequence Of Poor Body Image

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Thinking you're fat could actually lead to weight gain, according to new research on body image in teens. A paper published in the journal Psychol...

Smoking Cessation Without Weight Gain

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

If you don't quit smoking, smoking will quit you. The tobacco addiction is hard to overcome but you can change your way and become addicted to life, fresh air, and deep breathing.

The Secret to Really Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

Helene Lerner | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

If your life feels unmanageable because you are gaining weight and don't know how to stop, there is hope. But you need a little bit of willingness to do things differently and do some inner work.