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Losing Weight

On Dieting

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I'm so hungry I could eat cardboard. But first, I'll have to check the calorie counter guide book to see if it's a carbohydrate.

Scientists Test Effectiveness Of Wacky-Looking Weight-Loss Glasses

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.20.2012 | Science

Talk about a "see food" diet. In building new weight-loss glasses, a Japanese research team has turned to the science of augmented reality to help die...

I'm Not Fat, But What If I Were

Posted 04.19.2012 | Women

Kerry Cohen | Role/Reboot Kerry Cohen is not fat. But like many women, she struggles almost daily with what she sees in the mirror. She shares her ...

Why the Bathroom Scale May Not Always Be a Dieter's Best Friend

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

The number that the scale registers has absolutely no reflection on who you are as a person. And, like me, you just might find that paying attention to other indicators proves to be a healthier -- and happier -- way to track your fabulosity.

Half the Man I Used to Be

Jim Moret | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Moret

When I saw photos from that evening, I had an epiphany. I had let myself go, and nothing could hide it. It was subtle at first, but the years seemed to get away from me, along with my increasing waistline.

How I Went From Morbidly Obese To Weight Loss Guru

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

"How on earth can you help me?" overweight clients would ask me when I first opened my practice. They didn't know that I had spent 25 years hopelessly out of control with my weight, morbidly obese, over 300 pounds, a chronic miserable failure at diets and exercise attempts.

What Losing Weight Taught Me About Saving Money

Well Heeled | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money
Well Heeled

Watching CB lose weight and then working at it myself, I realized that there are so many lessons that losing weight have taught me about saving money.

Spring Cleaning, Mental and Physical

Posted 03.22.2012 | Women

Kimberly Weisul & Connie Guglielmo | One Thing New I'm not very diligent about spring cleaning, at least not literally. When the flowers bloom and...

Do You Have To Be Scared Into Getting Healthy?

Kristin Anderson | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Anderson

We can't prevent aging, all diseases and all health issues, but we can improve our overall quality of life, general state of happiness and pride in how we operate as people if we just take a relatively small amount of time and effort to drink water, make good eating choices, exercise and stretch a little on a daily basis.

Can the 'Free Fruit' on the Weight Watchers Plan Satisfy a Carbohydrate Craver?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

To the delight of many dieters and to the surprise of many, the Weight Watchers organization recently changed their program to allow dieters to eat as much fruit as they wish by removing "points" from this food group.

Dieting: Let The Blame Game Begin!

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Dieting violates my basic philosophy of life, which is that life is too short to deny yourself things you love, and I happen to love food.

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 | Home
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...