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What If Everything You Knew About Weight Loss Was Wrong? (Part 2 of 2)

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Both approaches can get you to "the other side." But counting calories is like frantically zigzaging through a minefield. Eating more and exercising less -- but smarter -- is as natural and low key as strolling through a meadow.

Overcoming the Fears That Prevent Your Happiness

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Some people have been described as fearless. Heroes. Fire fighters. Soldiers. Their success has not been because they were fearless. It was because they had something that overcame the fear, that replaced and overpowered it.

What If Everything You Knew About Weight Loss Was Wrong? (Part 1 of 2)

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Over the past few decades, we've been trying harder and harder to be healthy and fit. The result: We got heavy and sick. What's going on here? When did healthy and fit start making us heavy and sick? And why is everyone calling us lazy gluttons?

7 Big Myths About Body Fat

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 09.23.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone After age 50, maintaining a healthy weight can be even more challenging than it was in earlier years. C...

Food Addiction Is Real

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

  by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition One year ago I launched my book...

'If I Couldn't Save My Marriage, I Had To Save Myself'

Posted 09.18.2013 | Divorce

Divorce is undoubtedly one of the hardest life events a person can experience. The hidden silver lining? Sometimes splitting up is just the push you n...

Why Weight Loss Depends on Your Faith

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

There are a lot of pieces of the weight loss puzzle and you'll need them all in place to make it work. But your faith is a big piece of the puzzle. Having the right faith will open the door to them and set you on the path to their fulfillment.

How Losing 60 Pounds Changed My Life, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.09.2013 | MarloThomas

Can you really equate weight loss with happiness? Career expert and author Tory Johnson told me that she has experienced new kinds of happiness -- bot...

How I Lost 60 Pounds, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.09.2013 | MarloThomas

Career expert and author Tory Johnson told me all about her diet plan when she stopped by Mondays With Marlo this week. Tory had tried and failed at e...

Getting Over That Weight-Loss Plateau, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.09.2013 | MarloThomas

How do you overcome a weight loss plateau? Career expert and author Tory Johnson told me that you need to stick to it. Don't go back to your old ways!...

Changing My Mindset To Lose 60 Pounds, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.09.2013 | MarloThomas

Career expert and author Tory Johnson spoke about what got her motivated to start losing weight when she joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo. To...

Tory Johnson With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 09.09.2013 | MarloThomas

This week on Mondays With Marlo, career expert and author Tory Johnson joined me to talk about her incredible weight loss journey. Through healthy lif...

Tired Of Hearing What She Couldn't Do -- She Took Off Almost 200 Pounds

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

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 ...

Losing Weight Is Easy -- No Seriously, It Is

Laurie Gerber | Posted 09.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

I dare you to go up against the voice in your head and talk it back down. I dare you to control both your mind and your hand and determine exactly what goes into your body. Think it's hard to do without support? It is. Other people will try to rock your resolve, but you can still do it.

Calling Obesity a Disease: Is This About Health or Is It About Money?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

We have an obesity epidemic that is out of control because of something that has changed in the last 50 years of our eons of evolution -- recent changes in our culture and behavior. Drugs and surgery won't change that.

'Biggest Loser': D.C. Chefs Edition

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.02.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Chefs aren't exactly known for their healthy habits but a new initiative from the American Cancer Society is trying to change that. ...

Mom Sheds 57 Pounds After Daughter Issues The Ultimate Challenge

Posted 07.03.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Let's Change How America Eats

Stephen Sidwell | Posted 10.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephen Sidwell

For me, the worst part about dieting is being hungry. But what I learned is that you can't exercise a weight problem away. What started with food has to end with food.

What Is Belviq, the New Weight Loss Drug?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Belviq is a new weight loss drug that just became available by prescription this past week, one of only two new weight loss drugs approved by the FDA in the last 13 years.

Think You're Not Good Enough? Guess What? You Are!

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

You are good enough this very moment to be loved and accepted and healed. Believing this is a matter of deciding to adopt the healthy response to mistakes and failings -- to forgive, be kind and helpful. When you do, you decide you don't need to do anything else to be OK.

David Kirchhoff: Health As a Measure of Success

David Kirchhoff | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women
David Kirchhoff

We can and should measure our healthiness as one of the most crucial metrics of our personal success.

Cruel and Unusual Punishment: Hot Yoga

Kelly MacLean | Posted 09.19.2013 | Comedy
Kelly MacLean

My teacher introduces herself as Yoga Bandana, or at least thats what it sounds like to me. We begin class by setting an intention, she suggests 'Gratitude' but i've done hot yoga before so my intention is 'To Not Die.'

A Humiliating Fall Motivated This Mother Of Three To Drop More Than 200 Pounds

Posted 06.06.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Getting Healthier, One Step at a Time

Angelique Roche | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Angelique Roche

I hope my story will help others realize how every journey to health starts with a small step and how the healthcare system can be a key partner in the path to a healthier life.