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Want to Lose Weight? Up Your Chances of Success With These 6 Foods

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Losing weight and keeping it off has never been easy. Here are six foods that can help you to satisfy your cravings, keep you full and ultimately arm you with the tools you'll need to finally fight the biggest battle of them all!

3 Prerequisites for Successful Weight Loss

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

I am convinced that anyone can succeed with permanent weight loss. However, there is a big but. Before you can expect to be able to solve your weight problem, there are several prerequisites that must be met.

Fitness Pros' Top Weight Loss Tips

Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living

By Charlotte Libov Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH You see their faces everywhere, peering from the jackets of their latest best...

10 Steps To Getting Fit While Staying Happy

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.18.2012 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

In the last six weeks, I have lost several pounds, an inch of fat off my belly, and two inches off my hips. I've also gained serious muscle tone in my arms, shoulders, quads, and abs (hello, six-pack!).

The Top 10 Weight Loss Excuses (And How To Beat Them)

Chris Powell | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

For every excuse I have an answer. But it doesn't matter if I have the answer, because you have to believe it in your heart and be willing to let go of the excuses that only foster fear and failure. Are you ready to let go? Let's do this!

How Dieting Makes People Obese

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Diets and dieting are not the solution to your stubborn weight problem. They are among the main causes. Learning how to eat well habitually, in a way that is more enjoyable than what you do now, is the solution -- and it is not just a matter of "willing" it.

Rule Of Thumb On Weight Loss After Pregnancy, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Emmy Award-winning Dr. Oz, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and I just had to ask him if there was a rule of thumb for losing weight after pr...

Lose Weight and Friends for a Mere $14.52

Millie Kerr | Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy
Millie Kerr

When I saw the banner for a new weight loss book entitled Six Weeks to OMG, I assumed it had been written by Paris Hilton or for a Saturday Night Live parody.

Want to Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories (Part 2)

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

If you take a hormones-first approach to weight loss, you can keep hunger at bay, diminish cravings and stabilize energy. Doing things this way causes the body to eat less, naturally, which allows us to make new changes to our lifestyle without relying solely on willpower.

Preventing The Dreaded Weight Loss Plateau

Chris Powell | Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

Plateaus happen, at least to those who don't plan so they can prevent them! Fight back and prevent the plateau, or if you're already hitting that wall, it's time to trick the body and relight your metabolism.

Retraining Your Tastebuds: The Secret To A Healthy Diet?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Taste buds can be rehabilitated. They are, in fact, very malleable little fellas: When they can't be with a food they love, they can quite readily learn to love the food they're with.

I Lost Weight: I Made Slow Changes and Lost 100 Pounds

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 01.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Allison Berkowitz

There were all too many days while looking at myself in the mirror, I wished I could literally rip the fat from my body. But I believe these feelings -- and most others that might arise -- are totally normal and have to be cleansed like the weight itself.

How To Lose Weight... Without Leaving Your House

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

There are many things in life we can't control. If you have a weight issue, sometimes it may feel like you can't control how much or what you eat. You may feel like you're at the mercy of the food. I certainly did.

Easy Tricks to Outsmart Your Appetite

EatingWell | Posted 09.27.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

You know that one of the keys to losing weight is eating fewer calories. But it can be hard to know how to cut back without feeling deprived or hungry.

5 Tips For Avoiding That Dreaded Vacation Weight

Posted 07.28.2012 | Healthy Living

By Annie Hauser Ahhh, summer: Warmer weather, longer days — and extra pounds that creep on while you celebrate the season on your summer vacati...

For Men, It's More Waist Management Than Weight Management

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Time to stop blaming the wife or family, and start eating like a man. That doesn't mean starving yourself, or eating like a bird. It means managing your nutrition, and tackling your stress as well. Here's what men can do to take control of their waists, and their health.

The Secret Ingredient To Stubborn Weight Loss

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 09.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Emotional eating has become ubiquitous in our fast-paced culture, which honors quantity over quality, willpower more than pleasurable nourishment and the dollar more than humanity.

Olympic Pipe Dreams

Nikki Stone | Posted 09.18.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

I applaud the Ryan Lochtes, Justin Gatlins and Lolo Joneses for never giving up. I congratulate their parents for letting them believe these Olympic "pipe dreams" are possible. And I thank all the critics for unknowingly pushing these athletes to prove you wrong.

How Weight Loss Can Improve Sex -- How Sex Can Interfere

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

If better health were not a good enough reason to lose weight, here is a one that is: a happy sex life. Life is made to be lived and enjoyed. If that's not happening, something is wrong that needs to be fixed.

Should You Count Hormones Instead Of Calories?

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Weight loss and fat loss are not the same thing. You can be burning calories and losing weight, but those calories and that weight may or may not be fat. In fact, the one-size-fits-all weight loss model of "eat less and exercise more" can result in muscle being lost as readily as fat.

Weight Loss Secrets From Nutrition Researchers

Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Want to lose weight? Keep a food journal, stay away from restaurants and never skip a meal, say top nutrition researchers in the latest research, publ...

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...

7 Ways to Pick Up the Pace of Weight Loss

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Here are seven changes you can make to your routine that will help you pick up the pace of weight loss so you can reach your long-term goal more quickly.

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.

5 Weird Weight-Loss Questions, Answered

Posted 06.28.2012 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Goodman Artis for Shape.com Ever wonder how much your hair weighs or if tossing and turning during a nightmare burns calories? We did ...