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An Easy Trick To Make Dieting Easier

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

I think our appetites are pretty much like toddlers. When we're told -- or even when we tell ourselves -- that we have to cut back or give up a favorite treat, it's hard not to feel deprived. It can be hard to stop thinking about that thing we can't have.

4 Deadly Habits That Pack On The Pounds

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

With so many options out there for weight loss, and so many experts to dish it out, it's easy to see why the "right or wrong way" can get lost in the weight-loss storm. What if I told you that avoiding a few simple habits could be the first step to help you shed pounds?

Your Pre-Resolution

Lauren Boggi | Posted 01.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Boggi

In an effort to get us motivated for the New Year, I encourage you to start your pre-resolutions now. Here are 10 tips to inspire, prep and motivate you so that by 2013, you're in a groove, ahead of the game and addicted to how good you're feeling.

The Dos And Don'ts For Holiday Eating And Weight Loss

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Usually, people either gain a lot of weight this time of year, or they deny themselves what they'd really like. Either way, they're miserable. Instead, the key to permanent weight loss is learning how to eat what you'll want the rest of your life -- in a way that will maintain a healthy weight.

Prevent Holiday Weight Gain With These 7 Tips

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

It's that time of year again. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are upon us, and along with them, the most weight-gaining window on the calendar. If you are trying to maintain your weight, it's a downright "dangerous" time.

Keeping It Healthy for the Holidays!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

The holidays can be a challenging time to stay on course with our healthier diets, but this is not because the dinners have to be fattening; it's because we have our own expectations of what the holidays have to be -- full of fattening food.

Quick Tips For Losing Weight, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Anyone can lose weight, but maintaining weight loss is the hard part. When Ellie Krieger nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appet...

What Would Batman Eat?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

A recent study discovered that if you ask kids to choose between apple slices or French fries with their lunch, and you ask them "What would Batman eat?" they will choose the apple slices over the fries.

Kick in the Tush Club: Busted Zippers, Broken Dreams

Janice Taylor | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Permanent weight loss is a holistic event. Permanent weight loss is a mind-changing, life-changing event. You can lose weight, but you will find it again and again until you are ready for permanent change.

The 25 Best Diet Tricks Of All Time

Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living

A new diet arrives, another fades away. Should eating habits really be as fleeting as fashion trends? Let's face it: The best weight-loss strategi...

How I Cured My Addiction To Fall-Flavored Coffee Drinks -- And How You Can, Too

Gregg McBride | Posted 01.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Those who know me won't be surprised that one of my go-to items for a "hit" of autumn is an edible -- well, drinkable -- one. For years now, I've been addicted (potential 12-step-group-addicted) to Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Lattes (or, as I refer to them, "fall in a cup").

5 Secrets Of Supermarket Shopping

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Since childhood, the grocery store has been a fascinating place for me -- my own toy store with interesting and fun things to look at and tasty treasures to eat. Today, the temptations are still there for me, but it has gotten increasingly complicated to make the right choices.

Want To Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Here is the scenario for you. When you start off on a hormonal approach to fat loss, you realize that eating becomes a matter of eating more of the right things rather than less of anything. And because everyone is different, the right things can vary from person to person.

A Family Affair: How To Get Everyone At A Healthy Weight

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

Whether or not children and teens are overweight, the whole family can benefit from following some basic guidelines. Small changes can quickly add up to make a big difference. Start slowly -- too many changes all at once create a recipe for failure.

99 Problems: Don't Let a 'B' Be One (Diet)

Jeff Halevy | Posted 01.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

Having the honor of speaking all over the world about health gives me an awesome opportunity to see what sticks with my audience and what doesn't. If there's one tip that seems to have the greatest stickiness and impact, it's "avoid the three B's."

Can 'Negative-Calorie' Foods Help You Lose Weight?

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

It's true that a few foods, such as grapefruit and celery, contain fewer calories than it takes to digest them. So, when you eat these foods, you actually burn more calories than you take in. Thus, the term "negative-calorie foods."

Weight Loss Advice You Haven't Heard Before

Posted 12.20.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We sifted through this season's diet books (plus one memoir) to bring you the freshest, most helpful ways to eat healthy. As...

Say 'No' to Too Much Food

Helene Lerner | Posted 12.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

With the holiday season coming, many people give themselves permission to stuff not only a turkey, but also themselves. When an attitude of overindulgence prevails, how do you summon the strength to say "no" to the extras?

How To Lose Weight In Menopause And Keep It Off

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 12.19.2012 | Fifty
Mache Seibel, MD

The most common concerns I hear from my menopausal and postmenopausal patients are how easy it is to gain weight and how hard it is to lose weight. It's a real challenge. But there are 5 steps you can easily take to lose weight in menopause and keep it off.

Preparation: What's in Your Lunchbox?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Do you go off of the wagon when you are hungry and have nothing to eat? Do you realize you're starving and the only food available is something you'd prefer not to eat but "it'll have to do?" These are the times that you are most vulnerable to sabotaging your hard-won efforts.

How the 'Cell Phone Diet' Works

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Every time her cell phone rings, my patient, Rose, hears the Rocky theme. Each time she looks at her cell phone, she sees her target picture. It is a photoshopped picture of herself at her goal weight.

Carbohydrate Density: A Better Guide To Weight Loss

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

On its surface, the cause of the Western world's obesity epidemic seems simple: People are eating too many calories and getting too little calorie-burning exercise; the imbalance manifests as excess fat. But this explanation is too simple.

How A 500 Pound Stranger Inspired Her To Get Off The Couch

Posted 10.17.2012 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

'When I Watch Myself On Television Now ... It Makes Everything Feel Like It Was Worth It'

Eric Banks | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Eric Banks

I had to deal with a problem that many Americans face: obesity. And that's why I feel blessed to have been given the opportunity to be on a television show. Now I have a platform to show people that if an average, everyday guy from Kentucky can commit to a lifestyle change, anyone can do it.

WATCH: The Surprising Thing That Helps You Lose And Maintain Weight, From Terri Walsh

Posted 08.20.2013 | MarloThomas

How is sleep related to weight loss? Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh insisted on the importance of getting sufficient sleep...