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Diet and Exercise

Why Diet and Exercise Are Not the Keys to Weight Loss and Health

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

It's really as simple as making the defaults in your environment work for you rather than against you. That can be a challenging task when there is a processed-food and junk-food carnival at every corner, but today I'm going to show you how you can set yourself up for success.

POLL: Have You Started To Get Back In Shape For Swimsuit Season?

Posted 03.24.2014 | MarloThomas

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31 Scientifically-Backed Benefits Of Exercise

BuiltLean | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

Being in shape is not just about looking good at the beach or being able to lift the heaviest weights, but having a baseline of strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular capacity and flexibility so you can lead a fuller, healthier life.

Get Enough Sleep. Your Life Depends On It, Study Says

Posted 02.04.2014 | Fifty

Sure we're aware of the immediate consequences of not getting enough shut-eye-- dark circles, drowsiness, and dependence on caffeine to name a few. Bu...

5 Things You Should Do Before 2014

Laurie Gerber | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

As I think about what brings me the greatest satisfaction at the end of the year, it's pushing! And I am writing to you today to urge you to do one final push for your year. You really did think up some potent dreams at the beginning of this year, and some of them are still not fulfilled. What are you going to yell in your ear right now at the homestretch?

Why Heirloom Foods Help You Lose Weight

Cooking Light | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Cooking Light

One of our Social Diet members, Patrick Pittman, talks about expecting more from your food when you're watching calories. The reasoning is simple: Every bite needs to be outstanding if you're eating fewer bites.

Nobody Said Losing Weight Was Fun

Cooking Light | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Cooking Light

While it would be nice to think that once we reach our goal weights, we can ease up on the throttle and cruise along without further sacrifice, many people who have lost weight permanently adjust permanently to some sacrifices. The reward for doing so: knowing you're staying at a goal that you reached the hard way.

Tricks and Treats for a Healthy Halloween -- and Holiday Season

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

This Halloween, begin treating yourself to a proactive healthy regimen using these living healthy naturally tricks. Starting now, as we prepare for Halloween, guarantees a healthy winter.

Surprising Benefits of Exercise

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Headed to a job interview? Meeting your future mother-in-law? Use exercise to help you make a good first impression. Oftentimes, I notice my own customers begin to walk a little taller and exude more self-confidence as they begin achieving their physical fitness goals.

How to Reduce Belly Fat: A Complete Plan to Shrink Your Waist

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 12.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Despite claims we are "eating right," many times we don't realize that if we are not getting the results in fat loss, then no matter how good we are eating, it is not good enough.

Keep It Going

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Exercise doesn't have to be hard or scary. You don't have to start exercising by running a mile. You can start by just walking a little.

The Lessons I Learned From a Health Nut Father

Jessica Kane | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Kane

Having a mom who never said no to treats and a dad to run with allowed me to find a harmonious balance of remaining healthy while never depriving myself.

6 Truths About Exercise That Nobody Wants to Believe

James Clear | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

What got you here won't get you there. If you want to see different results, you have to do something different. If you want to see progress each week, then you have to progress each week.

Weight Loss Myths, Busted

Posted 07.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tamara Duker Freuman for U.S. News Collectively, my patients have shed thousands of pounds through our work together. I've worked with preteens ...

Should You Go Gluten-Free?

Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Katherine Tallmadge, R.D. Published: 07/05/2013 11:24 AM EDT on LiveScience Katherine Tallmadge, R.D.,is a registered dietitian, author of ...

Hit a Weight Loss Plateau? Don't Sleep Through These 7 Tips

Reboot with Joe | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Reboot with Joe

When the plateau hits, many people give up and convince themselves they have a slow metabolism or something is wrong with their new healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, you have to take a step back and get some new ideas to get the weight-loss moving forward.

The Perfect Weight-Loss Romance

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Before putting all of your energy (literally) into your workouts, be sure that you are prepping yourself by eating the foods that provide you with the nutrients your body needs. A successful pairing of exercise and nutrition is not beyond your reach!

Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolution to Lose Weight Today

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

Why not pick up a few new, healthy habits before the start of 2013? By following these simple tips, you will be able to leave the extra holiday pounds (and the guilt that comes with them) in 2012.

Surprising Endorsement of Yo-Yo Dieting

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The weight cycling industry has cause for celebration this week. A study was published in Metabolism titled "History of weight cycling does not impede...

Although I Don't Always Enjoy the Actual Working Out, I'm Definitely in Favor of the Benefits

Gregg McBride | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Do I love it when the alarm rings? No. Am I thrilled when stepping onto the treadmill knowing I'm going to be on it for an hour? No. But do I love how I feel when my workout is complete? Yes.

Confessions of a Former Boob Man (As in a Man With His Own Boobs!)

Gregg McBride | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Although you wouldn't know it to look at me today, I used to be a total boob man. But the difference between me and that guy who Googles Dolly Parton is that at the time, I had boobs that could give Ms. P a run for her money.

Ask Healthy Living: How Long Does It Take For Food To Add Weight To My Body?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- our new column in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get b...

Eat These 7 Foods For Better Brain Health

Posted 06.18.2012 | Fifty

Diet and exercise are the fundamental keys to a healthy lifestyle. When it comes to aging, maintaining healthy habits can have positive long-lasting a...

Are We Fooling Ourselves With Temporary Changes?

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

What I'm about to share isn't pretty. But it does address some of the unattractive side effects of being morbidly obese.

Meditating Your Way To A Slimmer Figure?

Forbes | Posted 12.16.2011 | Fifty

A group of researchers at UC San Francisco have conducted a study indicating that meditation could be a key in helping people to control their dietary...