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Losing Weight

When The Man You Love Asks You To Lose Weight

Akela Stanfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

I yelled at him and told him he did not love me. Love would not notice the 300 pounds my 5'3" frame carried. Confused, he just stared at me; he knew more than anyone how desperately I wanted and needed to lose weight. He alone knew all my secrets. He heard my disappointments. He hoped for my future.

My Not-So-Typical Before and After Fitness Journey

Rosalyn Fung | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosalyn Fung

As there are many positive aspects to having a bikini body, it can equally come with a lot of costs: undesirable thoughts, feelings and behaviors, especially if the positive attributes become extreme. Here's a timeline of my changing body throughout the past four and a half years.

Think Your Diet Needs More Discipline? Think Again

David Bedrick | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living
David Bedrick

If we listen to the words of authors, therapists and coaches, we come to believe that in order to lose weight we need to be disciplined. However, this advice is only half true and can easily betray our best efforts, goals and intentions.

Warning: Why Your Diet Will Fail You

Courtney Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Courtney Green

How about we actually like our bodies AND the food we eat for a change while producing the results we want, instead of being the sacrificial lamb at the altar of the fitness Industry? THIS should be the new face of health. Are you with me?

Afraid Of Living Her Life On Medication, She Lost Over 100 Pounds

Posted 10.14.2013 | 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...

118,801 Reasons Dieting Is Fattening

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

True or false: You slim down by eating less? Before you answer, let's take a quick look at the studies.

Getting Rid of That Pesky 'Last Five Pounds' -- and How to Deal With 'Problem Areas'

Amber Rogers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amber Rogers

We all have that 'last' bit of stubborn fat that just won't respond to dieting. Almost daily I get a question along the lines of "Help! I don't need to lose any more weight, but I've got this (belly/thigh/butt/arm/back) fat that just won't budge!"

The Top 10 Most Shocking Reasons to Avoid Sugar

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Having a hard time cutting back on sugar? I hope these statistics help. As Nietzsche rightly remarked, "He who has a strong enough why can bear almost...

10 Things You Need to Know About the Asian Diet

Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM

The main focus of the Asian diet is to create wellness. Consider also when you eat and how you eat as you read these Asian diet habits.

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.