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My 'Secrets' of Weight Loss

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

August 2011 I was probably at my all-time high weight. I don't know exactly how much I weighed, since I stopped weighing when I reached 389 pounds. I am positive I weighed more than 400 pounds, but didn't want to know exactly how much over 400 pounds.

Do You Know Why You Eat? The Key to Losing Weight

David Bedrick | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
David Bedrick

Few people are aware of the meaning or purpose of their eating patterns and tendencies; most simply parrot back what they have been taught about the reasons they have addictions or compulsions.

Is Obesity a Socially-Transmitted Disease?

Jeff Hyman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

If you're trying to lose weight, a growing body of research suggests eating too many meals out with friends and family might jeopardize your efforts.

5 Reasons We Keep Doing Something That Results in Failure

Lorie Eber | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

It's time to realize that no diet is ever going to work in the long run. The only answer is to learn how to slowly change those habits. Habit change is a slow process, but the only way to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your life.

Joy Bauer With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 06.30.2014 | MarloThomas

This week, I was so excited to be joined by one of my favorite health and nutrition experts, Joy Bauer, on Mondays With Marlo. Joy and I discussed all...

What Too Much Sugar Does To Your Body, From Joy Bauer (VIDEO)

Posted 06.30.2014 | MarloThomas

You already know that too much sugar is bad for you, but according to health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer, eating excessive amounts of sugar will do...

Calcium And Protein Foods For Vegetarians, From Joy Bauer (VIDEO)

Posted 06.30.2014 | MarloThomas

When you're a vegetarian, it can be a challenge to make sure you're getting enough calcium and protein from your diet, especially if you're excluding ...

Foods That Help Healing Post Surgery, From Joy Bauer (VIDEO)

Posted 06.30.2014 | MarloThomas

Whether you're recovering from a major surgery, or nursing a wound, health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer has some suggestions for what foods to eat t...

Will Going On A Low Carb Diet Help Me Lose Weight? From Joy Bauer (VIDEO)

Posted 06.30.2014 | MarloThomas

Low carb diets have faced some scrutiny in recent years, but health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer confirms that if you want a smaller waistline, cutt...

Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol, From Joy Bauer (VIDEO)

Posted 06.30.2014 | MarloThomas

High cholesterol levels can be a major health concern. Lucky for us, health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer knows all of the best foods to eat to knock...

Joy Bauer's Nourish Snacks (VIDEO)

Posted 06.30.2014 | MarloThomas

Snack packs that contain a specific amount of calories per bag can be a big help when it comes to watching your weight, but health and nutrition exper...

How You Can Burn More Calories During the Work Day

The Active Times | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

So you sit at a desk all day and wish there was something you could do to make your weekly routine a little less... sedentary. Especially since you've...

Gym-Less, Not Hope-Less

Brandon Drenon | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

For those of us who carry a few extra pounds, as you improve the ability to move your own body, you will start to notice daily tasks becoming easier! No more huffing and puffing walking up the stairs. Gentleman, you can fling that heavy door open for the pretty lady with ease!

A Surprising Reason You Might Be Gaining Weight

Margaret Marshall | Posted 06.19.2014 | 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.

Healthy Weight, Healthy Choices

Kripalu | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

The good news is that when we practice mindfulness, we eventually learn that we don't need to automatically respond to every craving. We can take a breath, step back, and determine whether the craving is emotional or physical.

6 Ways to Boost Your Self-Discipline

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Changing your mindset to being a victor of your life, sets the stage for you to regain your power. In this state, you are more likely to also stay positive in the face of challenges, experiencing less fear as the stress response is more controlled. More importantly, you are more likely to access your inner fire of motivation -- that fire that drives you to win and achieve.

Pushing 40: My Quest to Avoid the Muffin Top, Keep My Energy Up and Find Peace With My Body

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

If you are frustrated with your own middle-aged weight gain, I encourage you to take a new route. Figure out what isn't working and leave your old habits behind.

Getting Past A Weight Loss Plateau, From Alison Sweeney (VIDEO)

Posted 06.09.2014 | MarloThomas

For many people struggling with weight loss, it can be difficult to find creative new ways to challenge your body and avoid falling into a rut. Luckil...

Weight Loss for Summer: How Traditional Eastern Medicine Could Help

Dr. Daniel Hsu | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Hsu

If you adopt an Asian diet and avoid sugary, nutrient-free foods, you could see the pounds melt off and look forward to looking great in a swimsuit this summer.

Are You Eating in the Dark?

Brandon Drenon | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

This is not an argument for soda over juice. The point being made is that you don't really know what you're getting unless you look at the label. And without knowing, round and round we go on the hamster wheel on our futile attempts to be healthier individuals.

Why Befriending Your Ambivalence Can Help You Change

Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D.

It might sound surprising then to hear that ambivalence can actually be the key to supporting your own change or someone else's. You could choose to view these thoughts as "caving" or undermining your resolve. Or you could embrace these thoughts and feelings as a natural occurrence of ambivalence, completely expected in most change processes.

Eat for Abs

Brandon Drenon | Posted 05.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Overnight oat recipes have become very popular trends in the health community. They require minimal preparation and are a readily available option for those with busy morning schedules. To prepare it is easy.

Beating Blow-It-on-the-Weekend Syndrome

Penny Love | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

I have a friend who, having just turned 50, gave herself six weeks of personal training for her birthday. She is training at 6 a.m. three mornings a w...

The Key to Automatic Weight Loss!

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Here's their mantra: "Eat less and exercise more. The secret to weight loss is energy balance. There are no good or bad calories. It's all about moderation." If you doubt that this advice could be wrong, just look around.

5 Smart Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Clients often ask me about if they can include snacks in their diet and exactly what constitutes a healthy snack. Many people are under the impression that snacking is not a good idea when trying to lose weight, but this isn't the case. Oftentimes, snacking is a good thing, as it could satiate you until your next meal and prevent you from overeating at dinner.