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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...

WATCH: How To De-Bloat In Just Three Days! From Terri Walsh

Posted 08.20.2013 | MarloThomas

Need to slim down fast? When celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh visited me on Mondays With Marlo, she spoke about de-bloating ...

Let Them Eat Rice

William M. O'Barr | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
William M. O'Barr

It appears that all diet programs operate on the principle of calorie reduction. How they go about it is what differs.

Getting The Lowdown On Your Metabolism

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Have you worked out every single day since Labor Day, eaten a healthy, well-proportioned diet and still haven't lost a pound? There are two things I want you to know: 1) You are not alone, and 2) it may not be your fault. Isn't that the best news you've heard all day?

5 Ways to Start Losing Weight Tomorrow

Kristin Anderson | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Anderson

Nothing in this world feels as good as improving your health on your own. These five suggestions will help you lose weight, get healthier and feel better in a sustainable and (in retrospect) fairly simple way.

The Biggest Mistake When Trying To Lose Weight, From Rocco DiSpirito (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Say goodbye to fad diets! Celebrity chef and author, Rocco DiSpirito, warned that depriving yourself of food won't help you lose weight in the long ru...

7 Steps To Healthy Weight Loss, Without Dieting

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Misinformation about weight loss abounds, and anyone who's tried to diet knows it. We begin strict diets with the best of intentions, but they ultimately result in feelings of failure as we boomerang back to our original weight, or -- even worse -- gain more.

4 Myths That May Be Affecting Your Waistline

Rania Batayneh, MPH | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Rania Batayneh, MPH

Every day, we are tempted to try another weight loss product or fad diet. In fact, daily, we engage in thoughts that may not be conducive to our weight-loss goals.

The Today Show's Joy Bauer Proves Yet Again That Anyone (Yes, Anyone!) Can Lose Weight

Gregg McBride | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

With inspirations like Joy Bauer getting the word out that anyone can achieve dieting success, we can leave all of the squeezing (including into clothes and other tight spaces) behind us once and for all.

Getting Into Your Skinny Jeans

David Kirsch | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

The summer is a memory and fall is just a week away. It's time to put away the bikinis and short shorts. Are you ready to squeeze into your skinny jeans? If not, don't fret: Here's a simple plan that can help you slip into your jeans in no time.

Are Eating Habits Contagious?

Rania Batayneh, MPH | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Rania Batayneh, MPH

Have you ever gone to a restaurant with the healthiest intentions -- a salad followed by grilled fish and steamed vegetables -- only to find yourself halfway through a bacon cheeseburger and onion rings?

Can You Caffeinate Yourself to a Lower Weight?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Does it or doesn't it? The controversy over caffeine's role in weight loss has been going on for more than a decade. So many studies have appeared, with evidence on both sides of this issue, you can toss a coin while you are waiting for your caffeinated or decaffeinated latte to be made.

Why the 'Why'?

Nikki Stone | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

We are often so focused on finding answers that we forget to keep asking questions. We need to explore the unknown in order to further our learning.