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How I Lost 60 Pounds, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.09.2013 | MarloThomas

Career expert and author Tory Johnson told me all about her diet plan when she stopped by Mondays With Marlo this week. Tory had tried and failed at e...

LOOK: His Major Post-Breakup Weight Loss Is Inspiring

Posted 08.12.2013 | Divorce

We all respond to heartbreak differently. While some find comfort in the bottom of their favorite ice cream container (hey, it's cliché, but true -- ...

WATCH: Personal Trainer Explains Why Fitness Isn't Just Physical

Posted 08.02.2013 | Black Voices

Despite the death of his father from diabetes and a bout of depression that ensued, Larry Kinnard said he didn't allow himself to be defeated. Instead...

WATCH: How A Bout With 'Sugar' Helped This Fitness Coach Drop 80 Pounds

Posted 07.25.2013 | Black Voices

Despite being the butt of jokes about weight, Larry Kinnard says he didn't even know what "fat" was when he was a kid. So he went home and asked his m...

Rising and Living

Stacey Morris | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Stacey Morris

Denial was a big part of my life back in the days when I weighed in excess of 300 pounds. And then life pulled the rug out from underneath my carefully self-constructed comfort zone.

Calling Obesity a Disease: Is This About Health or Is It About Money?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

We have an obesity epidemic that is out of control because of something that has changed in the last 50 years of our eons of evolution -- recent changes in our culture and behavior. Drugs and surgery won't change that.

Let's Change How America Eats

Stephen Sidwell | Posted 10.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephen Sidwell

For me, the worst part about dieting is being hungry. But what I learned is that you can't exercise a weight problem away. What started with food has to end with food.

What Is Belviq, the New Weight Loss Drug?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Belviq is a new weight loss drug that just became available by prescription this past week, one of only two new weight loss drugs approved by the FDA in the last 13 years.

Think You're Not Good Enough? Guess What? You Are!

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

You are good enough this very moment to be loved and accepted and healed. Believing this is a matter of deciding to adopt the healthy response to mistakes and failings -- to forgive, be kind and helpful. When you do, you decide you don't need to do anything else to be OK.

Michael From 'The Biggest Loser': 'I Want My Son To Be Proud Of His Dad'

Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living

At 444 pounds, Michael Dorsey started season 14 of The Biggest Loser as the heaviest contestant. After losing 136 pounds on the show, Dorsey continues...

Tom Lost 80 Pounds: 'It's A Gift I Have Given To Myself'

Tom W. Watson | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom W. Watson

As I began to implement the new health and wellness plan for myself, I quickly gained confidence and realized that I could do this! The fitness plan was something I could sustain -- it was simple, in fact. All it required me to do was take 10,000 steps or more a day.

Mom Walks Off 60 Pounds One Step At A Time

Posted 04.24.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Rachel Lost 67 Pounds: 'Fear Wasn't Going To Stop Me'

Rachel A. Cohen | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel A. Cohen

I wasn't just overweight, but downright sickly due to poor nutrition and stress. I felt trapped in my sad state, recognizing that there was not enough food on the entire island of Manhattan to soothe me.

356 Pounds: A Shocking Number Causes Change

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Janice Skaggs didn't know when she woke up on Feb. 21, 2012 that her life would drastically change that day. She knew she was overweight -- how co...

Every Journey Has A Beginning: How I Lost 120 Pounds

Robin Hoffman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

I felt scared to let go of the "overweight girl" because honestly, without all that weight and my unhealthy relationship with food, I didn't know who I was. I had defined myself by that for so long that the idea of letting go it it terrified me. Without 120-plus pounds of extra weight, who was I?

WATCH: An Email Inspired This Woman To Lose 150 Pounds

Posted 02.28.2013 | Healthy Living

"The bigger you are, the more invisible you are." That's how Tracy Plumb, of Madeira, Ohio, felt as she edged closer to 300 pounds. Plumb told Cinc...

Food Is Love!

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Allison Berkowitz

I'm still losing weight (at this point, 140 pounds). However, far greater in importance to me is this: I'm learning an incredible amount about nutrition, cooking, and exercise, and I finally feel I'm developing a healthy relationship with food.

Make Goals and a Vision for 2013, Not Resolutions

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

When I wrote down my goals, it's not like they all came true overnight. I'd make goals for this year, this month, this week and today. Most days, weeks and months I only made some progress, sometimes none. But I started getting better. And look what happened!

Losing 158 Pounds: From Breaking Point to Success!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

I recently received a wonderful thank-you letter from a client of mine who lost 150 pounds in just eight months! I thought I'd share his story with you because much of what he went through is such a common experience.

Change Is Always Possible!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Whatever choices or chances have brought you to the place you are that you're unhappy with right now do not matter. The only thing you have now is now.

How I Lost The Baby Weight

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Having recently gained 35 pounds when pregnant with my second daughter, I was left with 20 to lose upon returning home from the hospital and a closet full of non-maternity clothing that didn't fit. It wasn't easy, but I lost it all in about two months -- no starving and no gimmicks.

Rev. Run Drops 22 Pounds In Effort To Lower Diabetes Risk

The Hufington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Black Voices

At 48, Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons is finally hitting his stride with a healthy diet and exercise routine that he says is on par with achieving the kind...

Janette Lost More Than 200 Pounds: 'I Felt Like My Body Was A Prison'

Posted 10.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Janette Colantonio was addicted to overeating. "I chose food, some people choose drugs," she says, in the above clip from today's episode of "The Doct...

'When I Watch Myself On Television Now ... It Makes Everything Feel Like It Was Worth It'

Eric Banks | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Eric Banks

I had to deal with a problem that many Americans face: obesity. And that's why I feel blessed to have been given the opportunity to be on a television show. Now I have a platform to show people that if an average, everyday guy from Kentucky can commit to a lifestyle change, anyone can do it.

Let Them Eat Rice

William M. O'Barr | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
William M. O'Barr

It appears that all diet programs operate on the principle of calorie reduction. How they go about it is what differs.