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Weight Gain

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.

The 8 Unhealthiest Christmas Foods

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 12.20.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Christmas foods are notorious for adding inches to your waistline. These smart choices will lessen the impact without...

Scientists Develop An Ingredient To Help You Eat Less

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living

It sounds like something out of a junky Facebook advertisement, but it's actually peer-reviewed research: Scientists from Imperial College London and ...

Yagana Shah

4 Reasons It's Harder To Lose Weight As You Age -- And What To Do About It

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty

Weight gain. We've all been there. Yes, you might not have realized it yourself until you noticed all of your peers looking noticeably plump at the hi...

Why Poor Sleep Is Bad News For Your Waistline

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

Working the late shift or frequent air travel may disrupt our routines by necessity, but we also voluntarily create these negative conditions when we stay up watching television, eat late into the night, or stare into the bright light of the computer screen long past our natural bedtime.

The Easiest Ways To Beat Holiday Belly Bulge

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Mashed potatoes, gravy, turkey, oh my! You may be surrounded by the most decadent foods this holiday season, but here are some tips to help you avoid ...

10 Foods Overweight People Eat Regularly

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Winnie Yu | Posted 11.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Not all foods are created equal when it comes to the impact on body weight. Some are higher in calories than others. ...

The Best Anti-Aging Treatment in the World

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

It's been shown that getting a good night's sleep doesn't just make you feel good on the inside, it also makes you look good on the outside.

4 Steps to Surviving Holiday Parties

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

The holiday season is swiftly approaching, and with the season comes the inevitable gauntlet of parties and good cheer. And that can be devastating to...

An Autism Diagnosis And An 80 Pound Weight Gain

Shanell Mouland | Posted 01.14.2015 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

Two years ago I decided I would throw every ounce of energy I had into preparing the world for Kate, my little girl who had recently been diagnosed with autism. In doing so, I have neglected myself in many ways. The most humiliating of which has been my 81 pound weight gain.

Taking My Body Back From Bipolar, One Bite at a Time

Emily Grossman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Grossman

The hardest part has been the self-esteem blow that gaining 100 pounds has given me. I am learning, slowly, to be kinder to myself, and not beat myself up. I was taking that medication in the hopes that I could become better.

The Big Lie Of Obesity

Alan Christianson | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

To solve this crisis, we first let go of the lie that obesity is a matter of choice. That lie is wrong, it is hurtful, and it distracts us from real solutions.

A Fitness Trainer Comes Clean About Exercise-Related Weight Gain

Kelly Coffey | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Coffey

"That's not fair, Coffey," you say. "If all other factors remain the same, adding exercise should result in weight loss!" Yes, and all women should get equal pay for equal work and everyone on the planet should have the right to die with dignity, but that just ain't how things pan out.

A Surprising Way Your Social Life Could Be Affecting Your Health

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Besides being enjoyable, spending time with the people you love comes with a number of health benefits, including reduced stress, increased longevity,...

My Imperfect Journey

Brandee Eagles | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandee Eagles

My fight continues. I will earn my happiness. I will earn my body. One victory at a time. I don't have it all figured out and probably never will. My journey is imperfect, and that's the beauty of it. I'm just like every other woman out there trying to lose weight. I'm perfectly imperfect.

7 Ways To Avoid Stress-Related Weight Gain

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 08.28.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Stressful home situations or working at a job that makes you crazy can lead to weight gain over time, a...

Why It's So Hard to Get Healthy... and So Easy to Be Fooled

Christina Pirello | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Are you tired of being hoodwinked, misled and preyed on by misinformation, omission and deception? I know I am. We read scary statistics about the d...

On Being The Fat Girl At The Gym

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 10.07.2014 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

Sometimes it can be helpful to work out with folks who embody the goals I have for myself. But my gym mates all appear to be on perpetual juice cleanses. It would be nice to walk in and lift with someone who looks like me, someone else battling her way back from the baby-making brink.

5 Things Movies Get Wrong About Weight

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Hollywood certainly has a way of glossing over the milestones in life. First dates are always enrapturing, weddings never cost money, childbirth happe...

4 Food Mistakes Ruining Your Good Night's Sleep

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

If you're feeling more tired than usual these days, you can blame the sun. Long summer days can interfere with sleep patterns because our natural circadian rhythms tell us to rise with the sun and rest in the evening.