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Tips To Improve Your Metabolism

EatingWell | Nicci Micco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

So. You're trying to lose weight ... join the club. (No, seriously -- find weight-loss support among more than 120 other people in EatingWell's Lo...

Human Connections: A Powerful Health Care Strategy

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Relationships can be as much of a factor in good health as cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI.

Will The New Atkins Diet Help You Lose Weight?

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

One of the world's most famous diets is getting a tummy tuck with new guidelines to make the weight-loss program more workable. ...

How to Give Yourself a Metabolic Tune-Up

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

How could they eat high amounts of bad food and not exercise, yet still become fitter AND live 30 percent longer than the average rat? One word: MITOCHONDRIA -- the source of your energy.

Estrogen Does NOT Cause Breast Cancer: Debunking Common Myths About The Hormone

Rebecca Booth, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Booth, MD

While the attempt to objectify the effects of hormone replacement therapy is admirable, inappropriate interpretations have resulted in unprecedented fear of "all things estrogen."

Vitamin D Shows Heart Benefits In Study

nytimes.com | Roni Caryn Rabin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Got vitamin D? It may protect you from heart disease....

Why Doesn't Exercise Lead To Weight Loss?

nytimes.com | Gretchen Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Few people, an overwhelming body of research shows, achieve significant weight loss with exercise alone, not without changing their eating habits. A n...

Green Tea May Benefit Bone Health

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research from Hong Kong found that green tea, one of the most popular drinks around the world, may benefit bone health and the researchers suggest...

Large and in Charge

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Whether you're colonizing natives in the New World or trying to keep women down without actually having to do anything, it's always good to make the people you control feel that everything is their idea.

Reinventing the Body: Changing the Metabolism of Time

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

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5 Steps To Reversing Type 2 Diabetes And Insulin Resistance

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Breaking news! Some newly discovered compounds have just been found to turn off all of the genes that cause diabetes. Are these compounds found in a...

A 7-Step Plan To Boost Your Low Thyroid And Metabolism

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

I believe a comprehensive approach is needed to address chronic thyroid issues and to diagnose them. Unfortunately, most of the options for healing by conventional care are quite limited.

9 Ways to Put the Brakes on Menopausal Weight Gain

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

If you're just entering menopause, you might be thinking, is menopausal weight gain a given? What's happening to my body? Why have the Scales of Injustice turned on me?

What Happened to My Waistline?

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

As menopause approaches, hormonal changes alter a woman's appearance. I talked with two gynecologists who explained increased belly fat and give advice on how to recover a trim waistline.

Five Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

CNN | Scott Westcott | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Metabolism" is the name of the bodily system that converts food calories to energy needed to perform various tasks, like pumping oxygen to muscles du...

"No One Ever Died of a Big Butt!"

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

Despite the fact that men and women seem to struggle with weight in fairly equal numbers as adults, women do tend to put weight on in their butts, vs. their stomachs.

New Year's Resolution: To Be Happy in 2009, Stop Dieting!

Colleen Perry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Colleen Perry

In order to break out of our delusion, we must acknowledge the crucial fact regarding dieting and weight loss -- dieting does not work.

How to Get Thin in One Simple Step!

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Ultimately, the yoga helped me to become "mindful" enough to accept that I wasn't really happy with my weight gain and that I could lose the weight if I really wanted to do so.

4 Ways To Supercharge Your Metabolism

DivineCaroline.com | Heather DeLuca | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

There is a simple explanation for the middle-age spread: our metabolisms slow by 5 percent each decade after the age of forty. Slowly, but surely, we ...