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Losing Weight

A Midlifer's Loss Is His Gain

Ken Solin | Posted 04.02.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Look around you the next time you're in town or at the mall. Do you see any obese, old men? You won't, because they're all dead.

6 Reasons To Stop Dieting

Posted 01.09.2013 | Women

Lisa Eisenstadt | The Daily Muse It seems like there's a new fad diet or food "discovery" nearly every day that promises to help us lose weight and...

The Fat on Dieting in the New Year

Jane Shure | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jane Shure

A word to the wise -- resist the urge to "diet." Read the research: Diets don't work, they make matters worse. Modifying how you eat and maintaining the changes is fine and makes sense. That's not dieting.

Small And Steady Wins The (Health) Race

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 03.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

The surest way to succeed in keeping your health goals is by making small changes. Think in terms of manageable baby steps, like swapping the half-and-half in your morning coffee for fat-free or low-fat milk.

Maybe You Should Stop Dieting?

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Lev Raphael

At the beginning of each year, I hear men and women groaning about their holiday overeating, and comparing the benefits of various diets. And January blogs and newspapers are full of endless diet advice. But what if diets are the problem?

12 Healthy Resolutions For 2012 -- That Aren't Losing Weight

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Each year, many of us resolve to eat healthy food, get fit and, yup, lose weight. And while those goals are as admirable as they are popular -- especi...

10 Simple Ways To Stay Healthy And Fit Over The Holidays

Ruth Zukerman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Ruth Zukerman

We've made it through Thanksgiving, and as we approach the meat of the holiday season (hopefully not with tighter jeans), there are still plenty of temptations to come. Here are some tips to stay the course and come out ahead.

The 8 People Who Will Ruin Your Attempt To Lose Weight

www.cracked.com | Posted 01.18.2012 | Comedy

It's damn hard to lose weight and just generally get in shape. Americans are getting fatter every year, and 80 percent of people who lose weight gain ...

Post50 Senator Loses 50 Pounds, Tweets About It

Posted 12.19.2011 | Fifty

When Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) decided she wanted to lose weight as she approached her “late (gulp) 50s”, she announced it to her nearly 60,00...

A Radically New Way to Enjoy Chocolate

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.26.2011 | Food
Dr. Susan Albers

Can you eat chocolate while you are losing or managing your weight? Yes! Would life be any fun without chocolate? No! My goal is to teach you the ins and outs of how to eat chocolate mindfully.

8 Ways To Maintain A Healthy Weight

Health.com | Tina Haupert | Posted 11.10.2011 | Healthy Living

A couple of weeks ago, I noticed that my shorts seemed tighter than usual. And then a few days ago, the same thing happened with my jeans. I’m g...

Sara Gaynes

Jaylene Conquered Her Demons And Lost More Than 100 Pounds

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Gaynes | Posted 10.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Name: Jaylene Welch Age: 42 Height: 5'2" Before Weight: 227 pounds How I Gained It: I have been obese since I was a teenager. My mothe...

Learning To Love Your Body -- Even During Bikini Season

Helene Lerner | Posted 09.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

When you reach your goal or get close to it and trim down, it isn't easy adjusting to a new body image. Like others who have lost a lot of weight, I was confronted with a core issue -- standing up for myself.

Catherine Pearson

Study: The Foods Keeping You From Weight Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living

Potato chips and French fries -- and generally any potato products -- contribute to the biggest weight gain over time, according to a new Harvard stud...

Ten Terrible Truths About Weight Loss

Janice Van Dyck | Posted 08.19.2011 | Women
Janice Van Dyck

Help! It's bathing suit season and thousands of us are wondering how to lose ten pounds before vacation. We know the official guidance -- two pounds a...

Why You Are So Much More Than A Number On A Scale

The Inner Weigh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The Inner Weigh

We could wake up in a happy state, ready to face the world with a smile, and then we step on the scale and our mood changes to foul in an instant.

Could Your Favorite Restaurant Be Partially Responsible For You Developing Diabetes?

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

I will continue to frequent this restaurant, because overall I consider it a very nice place that has always treated me well. But next time I am asked if I want fries or a cookie to go with my sandwich, without hesitation, I will say, "No thank you."

Can We Think Ourselves Slim?

David R. Hamilton, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David R. Hamilton, Ph.D.

There is no doubt that the mind can affect the body. But the question is -- can we harness this connection to make health-giving changes in our bodies?

Dealing With The Success Of Weight Loss

Jan Angilella | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Angilella

Losing the weight and getting my act together was supposed to be the answer. And it turns out I still have a big part of the journey to tackle.

The Soup Diet

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
One For The Table

Recently at my dentist's office I told one of the assistants that she looked great. Her skin glowed, her hair bounced and her body looked lean and fir...

Treating The Body As A Sacred Home

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Every body, whether healthy and vibrant, scarred and fragile, in control or infantile, is sacred, created in the image of the divine, and deserving of the opportunity to feel at home.

Redefining Hunger Can Kick Start Weight Loss

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

In addition to being effective for weight loss, a high nutrient diet has now been scientifically shown to change the perception of hunger, getting people in touch with "true hunger."

Exploring Solutions for Obesity

Robin Quivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robin Quivers

A friend recently visited the show and announced that after years of struggling with her weight she's decided to have bariatric surgery. It made me sad.

Can Getting Healthy Be Fun?

Scott Berkun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Scott Berkun

A new site frames your health as a kind of interactive game. Could taking a tech-savvy, fun approach make all the difference in losing weight?

Losing Weight Easily at Sri Lanka's Ayurveda Paragon

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Ayurveda, which dates back 8,000 years, is Sanskrit meaning "the science of life."