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Metabolism

Surprising Endorsement of Yo-Yo Dieting

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The weight cycling industry has cause for celebration this week. A study was published in Metabolism titled "History of weight cycling does not impede...

Weighty Situations

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 10.21.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I'm allergic to many foods. Soon after eating them, I break out in fat.

5 Tips to Boost Your Metabolism at Work

Marie Pasinski, M.D. | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Marie Pasinski, M.D.

According to a recent study, brief periods of activity appear to boost your metabolism and combat the negative effects of prolonged sitting. Here are five easy ways to incorporate more activity into your workday.

Ask Healthy Living: How Long Does It Take For Food To Add Weight To My Body?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- our new column in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get b...

The Struggle to Stay Fit

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Don't give up. Don't allow breaks in your routine to become permanent. Don't be frustrated if progress in running faster or lifting heavier weights is slower than when you were 20 years younger.

WATCH: How To Fix A Slow Metabolism

Posted 09.13.2012 | Fifty

A slow metabolism seems like an inevitable part of aging. In fact our metabolism slows at a rate of 5 percent each decade after hitting 40, which ...

Formula For Weight Control, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Is there a formula that tells you how to maintain your weight? Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer shared the secret to knowing how many calories to...

Eating THIS Will Help You Lose Weight, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Health and nutrition expert, Joy Bauer, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and she shared some surprising news: there are certain foods that ca...

How To Get Off The Diet Merry-Go-Round

Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS

Whether you've tried one too many fad diets, have fallen off the bandwagon, or just want tips for lifetime weight management, you can clean up your diet with a few simple tweaks.

Dinosaur Study Suggests Common Belief About Animals Is Wrong

Posted 06.28.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/27/2012 01:09 PM EDT on LiveScience Dinosaurs may not have been the slow, sunbathing re...

Catherine Pearson

And The Best Plan For Burning Calories Is ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Losing weight is hard, but for many people, keeping off the pounds over the longer term is even more difficult. Now, new research has attempted to...

Salk Study: Eating for Eight Hours Reduces Obesity and Diabetes Risk

Garth Sundem | Posted 07.22.2012 | Science
Garth Sundem

Let's get this out of the way: No one's recommending you sit down and eat for eight hours. But a study shows that if you condense the total time you eat each day to only eight hours, you can prevent weight gain and reduce diabetes risk.

Living in a Toxic Environment

Dr. Richard Palmquist | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard Palmquist

It is smart to avoid toxins, but no one cannot live on this planet in modern times and totally avoid them. Fortunately, the body has taken this into account.

Changing My Metabolism

Heidi Dietrich Mills | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Dietrich Mills

When I underwent metabolic testing, I figured the experience would simply make a good story, and prove entertaining for an avid athlete like myself. To my surprise, however, the tests indicated serious problems with my current exercise and diet regimen.

Short on Time for a Workout? Maximize Your Time and Go for the 'After-Burn'!

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

If you can only find 30 minutes (or less) to fit in some exercise, what's the best use of your time -- a cardio workout or a weight training session?

Chew Your Way to Losing More Body Fat

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

Three research studies from the last few years have explored an interesting tool that could potentially be used to combat the obesity epidemic in our culture.

WATCH: What To Eat And When To Eat It

Posted 01.24.2012 | Fifty

"Timing is everything," according to Stephen Perrine, author of "The Women's Health Diet" and "The Men's Health Diet" books; when you eat can be just ...

6 Foods That Feed Your Metabolism

Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living

By Paige Greenfield It's true: Certain foods have a very high thermogenic effect, so you literally scorch calories as you chew. Other eats contai...

Can THIS Rev Up Your Metabolism?

Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By Paige Greenfield Here's something to feel good about: Your body is a calorie-burning machine. You'll even torch a few while reading this artic...

Tips For Boosting Your Metabolism, From Joy Bauer

Posted 12.01.2011 | Women

Are you struggling to lose weight because of your slow metabolism? Nutrition Expert Joy Bauer shares tips to help you boost your metabolism and lose w...

How to Rev Up Your Mid-Life Metabolism

Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living

By Tracy Hafen for YouBeauty.com Many readers are struggling with the same issues, and I frequently get asked similar versions of the same question...

WATCH: Metabolism-Boosting Workout Tips

Posted 11.24.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're looking for a workout to keep your metabolism fired up or ways to mix up your routine and get it humming, fitness expert Jennifer Cohen has ...

Foods That Can Rev Your Metabolism

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

If you are one of the many people in the battle to fight the bulge, you will be pleased to learn that there are actually foods that may help you burn fat.

Breaking Through Weight Loss Plateaus

Penny Love | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

You know the gulf. It's the five, 10 or 50 (fill in the number) pound gulf between where you are and where you want to be.

The Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting

Stefan Aschan | Posted 07.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefan Aschan

Do you consistently and painfully struggle with weight fluctuations? We have seen many a celebrity look trim and strong in movies and then heavy and l...