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Snacking Is Linked to Weight Loss, But Is It the Snack or the Break?

Ali Cherry | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

The noun snack means a small amount of food eaten between meals, but the function of a snack is a boost in energy. Many of us may be able to get our boost without the unwanted side effect of weight gain, with a "nature snack" like a walk outside or an "ear snack" like listening to a song.

Tony Robbins Sees Correlation Between Obesity And Financial Trouble

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 11.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The quests for thicker bank accounts and thinner waistlines have become a large part of American life today. Interestingly enough, according to life s...

Weight Training: If You Aren't, You Should Be

Brandon Drenon | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Often when I introduce the idea of weight lifting to gym members the excuses I hear back are across the board. For women it's usually the fear of growing too big and muscular. Older people fear injury. And frankly, some people just have no idea where or how to begin.

Are You Eating in the Dark?

Brandon Drenon | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

This is not an argument for soda over juice. The point being made is that you don't really know what you're getting unless you look at the label. And without knowing, round and round we go on the hamster wheel on our futile attempts to be healthier individuals.

Why You're Still Fat

Maureen Anderson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

One evening several years ago I gave up alcohol on a whim. I'd never been much of a drinker, and I was sipping at a margarita at a wedding reception when it hit me: "This feels unnecessary." I didn't like the taste of alcohol, and it never made me feel better -- only worse. So I quit.

What I Learned From Being Called 'Fat' on TV

Jesse Brune | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jesse Brune

Consider how much time you commit to shaping your ass versus the time you commit to opening your heart. Let's redefine what the face of sexy looks like.

Are You In Management? How That Might Impact Your Weight

Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Chad Brooks Published: 04/22/2014 06:35 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Certain jobs are worse on the waistline than others, a new study finds....

Are Your Favorite Easter Candies Worth The Calories?

SELF | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Cadbury Creme Eggs, Peeps, Robin's Eggs: We love you. But you pack quite the caloric punch. Figure out what it'll take to burn off those Easter season indulgences before you hit the candy aisle.

11 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

Glamour | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Glamour

These common weight-loss mistakes can ruin even the most disciplined action plan (and you might not even be aware you're making them). If you're eating healthy and working out and wondering why you're still not at your goal weight, these diet destroyers could be to blame.

How To Reset After A Day Of Overeating

SELF | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

I've been working hard at maintaining my new, healthy eating plan, which is high protein, low carb, low sugar and high in good-for-you fats. My program allows for a lot of flexibility and there is no calorie counting (score!), just lots of clean, fresh meals. But I confess, I fell off the boat last week -- and wow could my body feel it.

Snacking Smarter: 5 Nutritious Noshes You Can Share With Your Pets

Natasha Ashton | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Natasha Ashton

Sugar is as bad for our pets as it is for us, but that doesn't mean that all sweet treats have to be off-limits.

Yes, You Can Lose Weight Eating Nothing But McDonald's, But That's Not the Point

Andy Bellatti | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Privilege is ultimately front and center here. Mr. Cisna could have stopped his fast-food diet at any point. Many Americans, however, are beholden to unhealthy eating out of necessity. We owe it to them to help build a healthier food system, rather than hold up fast-food chains as beacons of health while simultaneously chastising individuals for making "bad choices."

Liquid Calories Over The Holidays

Kalyn Weber | Posted 02.21.2014 | Taste
Kalyn Weber

It's unrealistic to expect that you won't indulge more than usual over the holidays. Being mindful of what you consume, including what you drink, is one way you can stay on track with your weight management goals this holiday season.

Why Sleep Is Crucial For Surviving The Holiday Season

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Looking for some help to avoid the seasonal weight gain? In addition to the standard advice, I'd like to add another strategy to the list: get plenty of sleep.

Enjoy the Turkey and All the Trimmings, Just Be Smart About It

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

I hope you spend many wonderful hours with family and friends -- catching up, sharing stories and savoring your favorite dishes and beverages. I also hope you do that last part with some moderation.

WATCH: Daphne Oz On Her 30-Pound Weight Loss: 'I'm Able To Live My Optimal Life Now'

Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Daphne Oz would tell you she loves to eat -- and not just steamed broccoli, which might be surprising, considering her father is health guru Dr. Oz. ...

What Every Woman Should Know About Contraceptives and Weight

Valerie Tarico | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

For many women, one question that comes up every so often is whether contraception is making weight management harder. As a woman trying to figure out what is best for your body, it can be challenging to sort out reality from hype or haze.

What Happened When I Stopped Eating 'Fat-Free' And 'Low-Cal' Foods For A Month

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Jancee Dunn To keep her weight down, Jancee Dunn lived on a round-the-clock snackfest of chiplike things, frozen "treats," and other foods n...

What To Wear If You've Gained (Or Lost!) Weight

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Lambeth Hochwald A few pounds up? A few pounds down? See how five women define their look -- no matter what the scale says. ...

The Best Time To Relax (The Answer May Surprise You)

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

If I were to ask, "When is the best time to relax?" you'd probably say, "When you're feeling stressed." True, that would be the best time to intervene with relaxation. But when is the best time to utilize relaxation in all its calming potency? The answer may surprise you: right before you eat.

Six Ways to Beat the Freshman Fifteen

Marisa Moore | Posted 10.15.2012 | Black Voices
Marisa Moore

College can be the best four years of your life. It's also a time of transition and comes with many challenges and changes in physical activity, emotions and eating habits. It's a time to focus on learning, not a time to fear the freshman fifteen.

Helping Your Child with Weight Problems

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.15.2012 | Parents
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Involving the whole family in making healthy food and lifestyle choices, instead of singling out the overweight child, can greatly increase the likelihood of success.

Healthy Eating -- But Not Dieting -- Recommended for Pregnant Women

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 08.27.2012 | Parents
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Pregnant women who are overweight or obese can lose weight safely by improving their eating habits -- but not by dieting.

Taking Breakfast Back (... And Keeping The Weight Off)

Jean Alves, MS, RD | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Alves, MS, RD

If you're ready to wake up to a better you, here's some food for thought on how to go from breakfast newbie to enjoying the breakfasts of champions.

Can The Language You Use Affect Your Weight?

Sophie Keller | Posted 02.21.2012 | Women
Sophie Keller

The everyday language that you use is really important and can influence your personal habits.