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Top 10 Places to Hide Your Snacks

Epicurious | Posted 04.11.2013 | Taste
Epicurious

As human beings we like to think we're generous, but if we're really honest with ourselves, most of us have to admit to secretly stashing favorite food treats.

Healthy Living: How a Movie and a Juicer Started My Journey

Cathy Chester | Posted 06.11.2013 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

I'm not looking to be on the cover of MORE magazine. I don't need to look like Christie Brinkley or Marisa Tomei. I'm enjoying the new career I've cultivated during the second chapter of my life. I simply want to be comfortable with how I look and feel.

Eat Before the Clock Strikes Fast

Alena Dillon | Posted 06.11.2013 | Comedy
Alena Dillon

Let's say Eve really did just have to have an apple, like some obscure pregnant woman craving. I'd bet there was more than one apple tree in the entire Garden of Eden. How often have you visited an orchard boasting only a single tree?

The Repairer: How I Learned Being Overweight Doesn't Mean I Am Broken

Rachel O'h-Uiginn Estapa | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel O'h-Uiginn Estapa

I have had an exceptionally powerful arrival into what a broken-less life can be, but it was only made possible by transforming the piece within me that needed to realize I was never truly broken in the first place.

Shed Those Pounds Through Sex and Vacuuming!

Greg Schwem | Posted 06.04.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

"The app says kissing is a form of sexual activity and that's an exercise," I countered. "By the way, if we ramp it up to 'active, vigorous sex' for three hours, we will burn 514 calories."

The Worst Healthy Eating Excuses

Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By SHAPE Editors Try these simple tricks to curb cravings, save time and make a permanent healthy change. More from Shape.com 5 Quick And Easy ...

Fatal Obsession

Suna Senman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

My life seemed glamorous and promising: I was in my 20s, living in Paris and Normandy, spending my days training in ballet, modern dance, and jazz, and spending my evenings clubbing with VIP actors, models, and athletes. There was just one little problem: I was killing myself.

When Religion and Dieting Collide: What Did You Give Up for Lent?

Robin M. Masheb | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin M. Masheb

Maybe what we need to give up for Lent isn't a forbidden food, but the Fat Talk instead. Eating is indeed a sacred practice. As is the speech we use to feed our minds.

The Guide To A Successful One-Day Diet

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 03.29.2013 | Fifty

Whether you're trying to lose the few pounds you gained this winter, or simply need some creative ideas to get your shopping cart--or dinner plate--in...

The Biggest Liar (I Mean Loser): Reflections of a Fat Woman

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

I stopped dieting at around age 40. Since I started dieting at age six, this means that I dieted for a total of nearly 34 years of my life. The reason...

Are We Better Off Cutting Out Decadent Foods or Enjoying Them in Moderation While Dieting?

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Fresh-baked bread with cream cheese is not something I eat daily. Sometimes not even weekly. But it is something I enjoy in moderation. Even if I'm being strict with my eating plan (something that, for the record, I'm always paying close attention to, even when "treating" myself).

How I Plan To Lose Weight Through More Sleep

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 05.21.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

I brought back an extra four pounds from my trip to Florence visiting my daughter who is doing a semester there, as well as some fantastic truffle oil. But it turns out there was a legitimate reason for my complete lack of discipline. It was the jet lag.

You Do Not Need to Diet to Lose Weight

Monica O. Weinberg, MD | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Monica O. Weinberg, MD

In my experience as a physician, patients that "diet" often see their weight fluctuate up and down the scale. This reflects the nature of a diet. Many diets are extreme and not sustainable.

The Shocking Note One Mom Found On Her Daughter's 'Diyet'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.08.2013 | Parents

The spelling highlights just how young she is.

Breaking the Diet/Binge Cycle

Andrea Wachter | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Having spent decades bouncing back and forth between my strict diet du jour and the "I blew it, screw it, eat everything in sight and start again on Monday" program, I am honored to share with others the tips and tools that helped me crack the diet/binge code once and for all.

Better Diet? Bigger Picture!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Those who want today's news to be that the Mediterranean diet has been proven superior to other truly good diets will need to wait until tomorrow, or longer. We had previously lacked any good head-to-head comparisons of "best diet" candidates, and we still do.

Afraid to Eat

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

We, as a society, have got to change. This unhealthy focus on appearance has to stop. It's all pervasive -- every magazine, TV show, movie, video game seems to be just a disguise for a how-to guide on how we're supposed to look, feel, and act.

Confessions of a Cereal Killer

Gregg McBride | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

No matter what your most tempting foods are, you can still have them -- in moderation and in healthy portions. And with tools like measuring cups, we can eat well and not overdo it to the point of triggering a binge.

Eat Healthy! Everybody's Doing It!

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What do you think is going to lead more students to the salad bar: telling them that most of their friends eat salad, or stating that eating salad is good for you?

The Food Pushers in Your Life

Penny Love | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Losing weight is torture enough without having to deal with negotiations about forbidden food. And with weight loss saboteurs, if you can spot them, then you can stop their effect on your weight loss efforts.

Emotional Eating to Emotional Connection

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Emotional eating only becomes a problem when it's overused to cope with or avoid feelings. If you feel that your emotional connections to food are causing problems for you, the following suggestions will help bring emotional eating back into balance.

Why I'm Finally Happy With My Body

Donna Highfill | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I spent 35 years telling myself I needed to lose 10 pounds. Not anymore.

Be in Love With the Way You Eat

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

The jig is up. There is no one specific eating plan or program that will work for everyone. There's no diet or exercise program that will save us all. We all look, feel and live differently, so what makes us think that we can get healthy using the same template?

Is a Toxic Relationship the Source of Your Weight Gain?

Will Aguila, M.D. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Health and Fitness
Will Aguila, M.D.

The cycle of overeating and obesity can be broken. Those trapped in it know what it feels like, but putting our heads in the ground and wishing it would go away will not work -- anybody who has lost weight only to gain it all back and then some knows what I mean.

The Hacker's Guide to Weight Loss

Penny Love | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Once you realize that you can empower yourself to outfox your own limitations and you start to think of yourself as someone who can lose weight and be healthier, then you are emancipated from your own limiting self-beliefs.