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Weight Loss Myths

Top 10 Food Lies That Keep Us Sick and Fat, Part 2

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Let's examine five more food lies that keep us sick and fat. The sooner we tell the truth about these messages, the sooner we will reverse our chronic disease and obesity epidemic.

Cookie Monster Is Real -- And 10 Other Weight Loss Truths

Akela Stanfield | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

I stopped treating fried chicken as a basic food group, and discovered that my legs can move very fast in a forward motion if I will them to do so. It was not magic.

What If Everything You Knew About Weight Loss Was Wrong? (Part 2 of 2)

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Both approaches can get you to "the other side." But counting calories is like frantically zigzaging through a minefield. Eating more and exercising less -- but smarter -- is as natural and low key as strolling through a meadow.

Weight Loss Myths, Busted

Posted 07.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tamara Duker Freuman for U.S. News Collectively, my patients have shed thousands of pounds through our work together. I've worked with preteens ...

Seduced by the Illusion: The Truth About Transformation Photos

Andrew Dixon | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Dixon

I take issue with transformations that are manipulated with Photoshop, professional lighting, postures to degrade or enhance their look, pro tans, sucking in or pushing out a belly, or flexing muscles. I decided to take my own transformation photos to see what was possible with a few tweaks.

5 Things We Didn't Know About Weight Loss

Posted 07.16.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You're aware that you should eat more fiber and less saturated fat, and that soda is like liquid candy. But did you know about the ...

Here's Why Chewing Gum Doesn't Help You Lose Weight

Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/19/2013 10:05 AM EDT on LiveScience Contrary to popular diet advice, chewing gum may not h...

5 Myths About Weight Loss BUSTED

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Some findings are surprising, some are not, and some common notions about weight loss are yet to be proven or disproven. I have my own opinions based on treating tens of thousands of patients over many decades.

Understanding Health Myths, Presumptions and Facts

Rachele M. Pojednic, Ed.M, M.S. | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachele M. Pojednic, Ed.M, M.S.

In the scientific world, we live by the tenet "association does not assume causation." That is, just because two things happen to be related, does not mean that one caused the other.

7 Common Exercise Myths BUSTED

Estelle Underwood | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Estelle Underwood

New client consultations always remind me of exercise myths that continue to be perpetuated. Understanding the reasoning behind why these beliefs are untrue can only help us to engage in a more effective exercise program.