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Why You Shouldn't Resist Cravings

Danette May | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Danette May

Starting a healthy meal plan in an effort to shed a few pounds? The first thing you're likely doing is eliminating certain foods from your menu. ...

Weight-Loss Moves Normal People Can Actually Stick To

Thrillist | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Dr. Phoenyx Austin Credit: Anthony Humphreys/Thrillist For some reason, people treat changing calendars as an event that marks the beginning of...

5 Intentions You Need to Say 'Hello' to for Your Best (And Healthiest) Year Yet

Michele Lian | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

If you're still at the drawing board with this one, here are five intentions you can start with that will set you up for the year with courage, success and peace of mind. I invite you to intend to...

How to Change Your Mindset and Reach Your Goals in 2016

Jennifer (Alice) Fidder, M.A. | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer (Alice) Fidder, M.A.

BE the new you! The more vividly you are able to imagine the easier it is for your brain to accept this new you as a reality. Do this exercise every morning for a few minutes before you get out of bed and feel the difference.

The Best New Science for Weight Loss in 2016 | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living

We scoured through hundreds of weight loss studies published in the past year and identified the top five most surprising, helpful, and actionable tips that could help you reach or maintain your healthiest weight in 2016.

7 Tips to Help You Lose Weight (and Keep It Off)

Sam Cannell | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Sam Cannell

It's the time of year when everyone is talking about losing weight, but most people end up feeling disheartened pretty quickly. Here are my top seven ...

5 Things My Substitute Spin Instructor Taught Me About My Body

Rachel Brehm | Posted 01.01.2016 | Fifty
Rachel Brehm

My Wednesday morning spin class was taught by a substitute instructor today. In the place of my usual wonderful teacher was one of those drill sergeant-y types that thinks the louder the music is (and the louder he yells) the harder you will work.

The One New Year's Resolution You Need to Set Yourself Up for Slim-Down Success

Michele Lian | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

It turns out that the secret to making successful New Year's resolutions is to not make them.

Sweet Chili Almonds

Karan Nijhawan | Posted 12.30.2015 | Taste
Karan Nijhawan


How To Lose 2 Pounds During The Holidays

Mirabai Holland | Posted 12.21.2015 | Fifty
Mirabai Holland

For anyone trying to lose or maintain their weight, holiday time is a time of quiet terror. It always was for me. That is, until I figured out the formula. Now every holiday season I lose two pounds and still get to indulge in all my favorite goodies.

How to Eat What You Want AND Not Gain Weight Over the Holidays: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Michele Lian | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Holidays, whether mid-year or year-end, are usually associated with one thing: food. Plenty of it. And if you're a chronic over-eater (like I was) w...

Avoid Holiday Weight Gain: Here Are 20 Ways!

Karan Nijhawan | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Karan Nijhawan

Tis the season of eggnog, good food, delightful company and lots of joy. With so much fun in one sentence, how can one manage to keep their weight und...

Holiday Eating Strategies

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

When I know there's a special occasion or season coming up that may involve overeating, I prepare my mind and body.

4 Things to Add to Your Diet to Lose Weight and Feel Better

Willow Jarosh, MS, RD | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Willow Jarosh, MS, RD

Here are four things that may not come to mind right away, but will make a big impact on helping you lose weight for the long term and feeling better while doing it.

Maintaining Wellness, Starting From Your Gut

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Diverse and constantly evolving, the gut is responsible for much more than just digestion. In recent years, growing evidence has shown that the gut plays a central role in your overall wellbeing, including supporting a healthy immune system and even affecting your risk for disease and obesity.

How Can I Lose Weight: 8 Fat-Loss Strategies

Karan Nijhawan | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Karan Nijhawan

When you hit a plateau in your fitness goals, take a step back and evaluate how far you have come. Give yourself a pat on the back based on the progress you have made. Many people are too hard on themselves and fail to see the good, in the bad. Take a step back, re-evaluate your goals, kick your focus into high-gear and don't let your foot off the gas.

That Beer Belly May Actually Be Killing You

GQ | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living

A man with a normal BMI [Body Mass Index] and central obesity had greater total mortality risk than one with similar BMI but no central obesity, and this man had twice the mortality risk of participants who were overweight or obese according to BMI only.

Nutrition: Keep It Simple Stupid

Lorie Eber | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

There's no need to overthink eating. It's really not that complicated. Just follow the KISS acronym and you'll be on the straight and narrow of a healthy diet.

Fun Can Increase Weight Loss!

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Kerry Tepedino

Start by incorporating these 3 simple steps, so you can start to DECREASE the stress and INCREASE the fun...

What Toddlers Can Teach Us About Healthy Eating

Katie Seaver | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

So my challenge to you this week is to approach a meal like a toddler. If you didn't have any preconceived notions about how much or what you should eat or when, what would you do? How interested would you feel in your food?

How to Stay Fit and Healthy During the Holidays

Trudie German | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Trudie German

With such a hectic and quite possibly erratic schedule, you ask, "How am I suppose to fit exercise and healthy eating in such a festive season?"

Keep Adding Birthdays

Margaret Marshall | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

The guidelines for healthy living do not change as you age, but your tolerance to food or desire to eat does. You've made it to this age, now keep at it and add to those birthdays by doing the following:

How to Get Through Thanksgiving Without Eating an Entire Pie

Katie Seaver | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

So instead of piling on the food, I lovingly suggest that you try some of the following instead:

How to Not Gain Weight During the Holiday Season: An Unconventional Approach

Sheila Viers | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

You're not supposed to avoid everything that tastes good forever. I for sure don't. I eat sugar AND bread, and I don't feel bad about it at all because it's a small piece of my bigger-picture healthy lifestyle plan.

Four Strategies Outperforming Any Diet

Margaret Marshall | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Targeting excess body weight means you need to eat nutritious food, in the right quantity, for your height, age, and weight. This is a juggling act and will continually need to be altered. Unfortunately, people do race, and diet has come to mean deprivation. Deprivation is unhealthy and will never lead to a healthy sustainable weight loss. Use and follow this acronym for diet.