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The Truth About 'Before And After' Weight Loss Photos

Candice Russell | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Candice Russell

Things didn't suddenly become perfect when I lost 180 pounds. Yes, I am happier and healthier than I was before my journey started but if you think my life resembles anything like what you see on TV or in the movies you are sadly mistaken.

Former Runner-Up Claims 'The Biggest Loser' Won't Show Contestants In Love Until They're 'Skinny Enough'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.16.2014 | Women

"The Biggest Loser" has faced a fair share of controversy for promoting what critics consider unhealthy and extreme weight loss. Now, a former contest...

African American Women Face Another Challenge With Weight Loss

Reuters | Shereen Jegtvig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

(Reuters Health) - African American women who follow the same diet as white women and exercise just as much tend to lose less weight because they burn...

I Don't Want To Sell You Weight Loss

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women
Isabel Foxen Duke

I'm gonna take a risk right now, and bet on women. I'm going to honor and respect the intelligence of women everywhere by telling you the truth... a truth that's really, really hard for a wellness professional to admit.

An Open Apology To My Former Weight Loss Clients

Iris Higgins | Posted 10.16.2013 | Women
Iris Higgins

I'm sorry because every time you ate something you "shouldn't" or ate more than you "should," I talked about "getting back on the bandwagon." I cringe now every time someone uses that phrase. When did the way we eat become a bandwagon? When did everyone stop eating and become professional dieters?

Working Women More Likely to Pile on Pounds

Julie Upton | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

New research published this week in the International Journal of Obesity shows that working women are more likely to be overweight, and the more you work, the more pounds you're likely to pile on.

Why Is It More Difficult For Women To Lose Weight Than Men?

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

Many times when a husband and wife, or a male and female couple, start a weight loss journey together, it seems that the man loses weight faster and more easily than the woman does. For us women, that's downright frustrating.