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The 8 Unhealthiest Christmas Foods

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 12.20.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Christmas foods are notorious for adding inches to your waistline. These smart choices will lessen the impact without...

Scientists Develop An Ingredient To Help You Eat Less

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living

It sounds like something out of a junky Facebook advertisement, but it's actually peer-reviewed research: Scientists from Imperial College London and ...

Yagana Shah

4 Reasons It's Harder To Lose Weight As You Age -- And What To Do About It

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty

Weight gain. We've all been there. Yes, you might not have realized it yourself until you noticed all of your peers looking noticeably plump at the hi...

Why Poor Sleep Is Bad News For Your Waistline

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

Working the late shift or frequent air travel may disrupt our routines by necessity, but we also voluntarily create these negative conditions when we stay up watching television, eat late into the night, or stare into the bright light of the computer screen long past our natural bedtime.

The Easiest Ways To Beat Holiday Belly Bulge

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Mashed potatoes, gravy, turkey, oh my! You may be surrounded by the most decadent foods this holiday season, but here are some tips to help you avoid ...

10 Foods Overweight People Eat Regularly

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Winnie Yu | Posted 11.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Not all foods are created equal when it comes to the impact on body weight. Some are higher in calories than others. ...

The Best Anti-Aging Treatment in the World

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

It's been shown that getting a good night's sleep doesn't just make you feel good on the inside, it also makes you look good on the outside.

4 Steps to Surviving Holiday Parties

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

The holiday season is swiftly approaching, and with the season comes the inevitable gauntlet of parties and good cheer. And that can be devastating to...

An Autism Diagnosis And An 80 Pound Weight Gain

Shanell Mouland | Posted 11.14.2014 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

Two years ago I decided I would throw every ounce of energy I had into preparing the world for Kate, my little girl who had recently been diagnosed with autism. In doing so, I have neglected myself in many ways. The most humiliating of which has been my 81 pound weight gain.

Taking My Body Back From Bipolar, One Bite at a Time

Emily Grossman | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Grossman

The hardest part has been the self-esteem blow that gaining 100 pounds has given me. I am learning, slowly, to be kinder to myself, and not beat myself up. I was taking that medication in the hopes that I could become better.

The Big Lie Of Obesity

Alan Christianson | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

To solve this crisis, we first let go of the lie that obesity is a matter of choice. That lie is wrong, it is hurtful, and it distracts us from real solutions.

A Fitness Trainer Comes Clean About Exercise-Related Weight Gain

Kelly Coffey | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Coffey

"That's not fair, Coffey," you say. "If all other factors remain the same, adding exercise should result in weight loss!" Yes, and all women should get equal pay for equal work and everyone on the planet should have the right to die with dignity, but that just ain't how things pan out.

A Surprising Way Your Social Life Could Be Affecting Your Health

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Besides being enjoyable, spending time with the people you love comes with a number of health benefits, including reduced stress, increased longevity,...

My Imperfect Journey

Brandee Eagles | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandee Eagles

My fight continues. I will earn my happiness. I will earn my body. One victory at a time. I don't have it all figured out and probably never will. My journey is imperfect, and that's the beauty of it. I'm just like every other woman out there trying to lose weight. I'm perfectly imperfect.

7 Ways To Avoid Stress-Related Weight Gain

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 08.28.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Stressful home situations or working at a job that makes you crazy can lead to weight gain over time, a...

Why It's So Hard to Get Healthy... and So Easy to Be Fooled

Christina Pirello | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Are you tired of being hoodwinked, misled and preyed on by misinformation, omission and deception? I know I am. We read scary statistics about the d...

On Being The Fat Girl At The Gym

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 10.07.2014 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

Sometimes it can be helpful to work out with folks who embody the goals I have for myself. But my gym mates all appear to be on perpetual juice cleanses. It would be nice to walk in and lift with someone who looks like me, someone else battling her way back from the baby-making brink.

5 Things Movies Get Wrong About Weight

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Hollywood certainly has a way of glossing over the milestones in life. First dates are always enrapturing, weddings never cost money, childbirth happe...

4 Food Mistakes Ruining Your Good Night's Sleep

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

If you're feeling more tired than usual these days, you can blame the sun. Long summer days can interfere with sleep patterns because our natural circadian rhythms tell us to rise with the sun and rest in the evening.

How Changing Your Sleep Habits Can Help You Lose Weight

OWN | Posted 07.11.2014 | OWN

We're all well-versed in how healthy eating and exercise help to avoid packing on the pounds, but one little-known catalyst for weight gain may happen...

Love Handles, a New Web Series, Tackles Relationship Weight Gain

Jarid Manos | Posted 08.25.2014 | Black Voices
Jarid Manos

What happens when your significant other gains a few pounds -- or 30? Love Handles, a new Web series, uses warm comedy to tackle this sensitive issue....

A Surprising Reason You Might Be Gaining Weight

Margaret Marshall | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

There are more ways to gain weight than you can imagine. Eating too much and lack of exercise are the most well known, while lack of sleep is largely underrated.

If Antidepressants Don't Cause Weight Gain, What Does?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

One hopes that patients who are gaining weight are not ignored their weight gain because a study says that they should not be doing so.

The Direct Link Between Stress And Body Fat, From Jessica Ortner (VIDEO)

Posted 06.16.2014 | MarloThomas

Studies have shown a direct link between stress and body fat, and Jessica Ortner, author of The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss and Body Confidence, ...

10 Fabulous Reasons To Love The Midlife Years

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 08.16.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

I'm not afraid of aging. I've been looking forward to my retirement years since I was in my thirties juggling four children and working two, part-time jobs. While others bemoan the toll that aging takes on their bodies and their lifestyle, I'm pouring over travel sites and counting down the days until I can pull out of the driveway in a brand spanking new RV.