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Imprisoned Within Yourself

Brandee Eagles | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandee Eagles

Are you living a life behind bars? I'm not talking about being in a concrete cell with metal bars. I'm referring to being imprisoned within yourself....

David Freeman

LISTEN: Big Surprise Seen In Doctor's Study Of Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diets

HuffingtonPost.com | David Freeman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Science

What's the best way to eat if you're trying to lose weight? For years, doctors and dietitians have encouraged us to eat less dietary fat. But growing ...

Sometimes We Can Look to the Smallest Revelations as Proof That We Haven't Given Up All Hope

Gregg McBride | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Growing up heavy (okay, fat), I quickly learned the best way to pose for pictures. After all, I knew I was very large, but on some weird level, I must...

Diet Derailed? How to Get Back on Track After Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

Go ahead and enjoy that extra cocktail while on vacation. It is very important to not agonize over unhealthy choices made on summer holidays. Compassion, positive thinking and an "I can" attitude is what will ultimately act as the motivation to tip the scales back in the right direction.

How Leggings and a Justin Timberlake Concert Changed My Life

Hayley Miller | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Hayley Miller

I challenge you to discover your trigger. Don't let it pass you by though. To the naked eye, your trigger may at first seem like a reason to eat a pint of Ben & Jerry's and binge-watch OITNB, but if you look closely, it could be your moment to shed some skin (and possibly, a few pounds).

8 Ways To Lose Weight Without Really Trying

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Howard | Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Jan Dunlap, 58, wasn’t expecting to lose weight when she adopted an energetic Labrador mix named Gracie several yea...

This Is The Only Real Constant In Life

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Children may grow up and leave. Husbands, jobs, finances may come and go. Residences, hair color, and bra size may change. Sometimes it seems that, for many of us, the only constant in our lives is the desire to lose weight.

How to Escape Weight Gain During Summer Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

It's easy to unravel good habits on vacation, but staying on track is a lot easier than trying to get back on track post-vacation. This summer, when you plan your disappearing act, make sure to plan ahead and avoid common food traps.

Is Obesity a Socially-Transmitted Disease?

Jeff Hyman | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

If you're trying to lose weight, a growing body of research suggests eating too many meals out with friends and family might jeopardize your efforts.

5 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Lose Those Last 5 Pounds

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.22.2014 | Fifty

Never mind the "Freshman 15." It's the "Fifty 5" that is the real killer. Once you hit midlife, losing those final five pounds just becomes near-impos...

You Are Not a Number

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition On a particularly lovely spring day, my...

Checking the Ego Into Rehab and Sticking to a Fitness PLAN

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Because of my ego I feared failure. I was too embarrassed to be "bad" at anything, and though I used the excuse that I was scared of hurting my back, I was also really scared of hurting my ego. So often, rather than trying something new, I did nothing at all.

The Most Frustrating Things People Will Say When You Lose 80 Pounds

Kathleen Long | Posted 07.19.2014 | Women
Kathleen Long

I've never been a person who blends into the background; I'm loud and I have an energetic and effusive personality. But losing weight has put me on center stage, the performance is my shrinking body and I have well-meaning hecklers.

The Arrogance of Dieting

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Trade in the arrogance of dieting for the confidence of body wisdom! Mindful eating is a non-judgmental, flexible approach that frees you up to focus on living your life instead of counting, weighing, measuring and obsessing about food.

7 Weight Loss Tips For When The Scale Won't Budge

Posted 04.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Diana Kelly for Life by DailyBurn Whether the scale hasn't budged for one week or six, it's always a frustrating experience -- especially when y...

Eating Is Not a Hobby

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Thirty years ago I lost 140 pounds the right way after 25 years of being obese and trying to lose weight the wrong way. Fortunately, I'm one of the ap...

Cindy Crawford: New Moms Shouldn't Focus On Losing Weight

Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.28.2014 | OWN

Cindy Crawford's body is one of the lynchpins of her uber-successful modeling career, which is why it might come as a surprise that the beauty gave he...

Do I Look Fat?

Karen Cigna | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

If you are not sure if your life and you are more than the size of your body, I can assure you that your life and you are. You are the one and only you that has had your unique set of life experiences, thoughts, feelings opinions and talents. You are your smile, your love of music, nature, art and any and all qualities that make you unique.

7 Easy, Proven Ways To Get Thin (And Stay That Way)

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Lindsay Brustein Rosen | Posted 02.22.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com When it comes to losing weight, it is not quite as simple as “calories in minus calories out,” or burning more ca...

7 Things Only People Who Are Trying To Lose Weight Understand

Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Trying to lose weight -- whether it's to boost heart health, keep sleep apnea at bay or have more energy -- has unique challenges in our super-sized s...

Did 'The Biggest Loser' Winner Go Too Far?

KnowMore TV | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

Some viewers, and even some not watching, commented that Frederickson appeared "too thin" and unhealthy-looking. Though the show celebrates the dwindling numbers on the scale, did this contestant take the message a bit too far?

4 Top Weight Loss Scams of the Year (So Far)

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

These are just a sample of the rogues gallery of conmen scheming to pick your pocket. Worse than stealing from you, they keep you from using the real solution to your weight problem while sending you on a goose chase that will leave you feeling hopeless.

Exercising Your Fears: Running Outside

Hank Hanna | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Hank Hanna

Get out there and run and do it with gusto. The first time might be intimidating. The second time might feel slightly awkward. But before long you will see that your trepidation may have been unwarranted.

How Fat-Shaming Almost Killed Me

Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

Amanda Sidwell Smith spent years of her life being insulted about her weight. The words were so harsh and so consistent that she internalized them and...

LOOK: Woman's Major Post-Split Weight Loss Is Inspiring

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

The biggest break-up cliché in the book? The one where the dumpee spends weeks following the split inhaling tubs of ice cream and tearing through tis...