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Weight Loss Programs

Made In The USA: The Weight-Loss Industry Makes Huge Gains

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

Kim Benson's epiphany came after she ordered a snack at a local fast-food joint: Two hot dogs with everything, two cheeseburgers with the works, two l...

Weight Loss: New Findings in Gender Differences Might Surprise You

Andrea Metcalf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrea Metcalf

A recent study found that people will gain significantly less weight by middle age, especially women, if they engage in moderate to vigorous activity nearly every day of the week.

Should Commercial Weight-Loss Programs Be Covered By Health Insurance?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The problem with programs supplying prepackaged, prepared diet foods is that no such barrier to overeating exists. Boredom and temptation may cause the dieter to abandon the prepared foods altogether.

How To Avoid Diet Danger Zones (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Learn how to avoid the diet "danger zones": a time during the first few weeks when you're most likely to slip up or fall off the diet completely. In t...

The Rules Of Better Living (VIDEO)

Big Think | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

There is a certain amount of weight that you can lose and keep off. How do we find and reach that magical number? George Blackburn, professor at Harva...