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The Evil Gender Bias of Obesity and Weight Gain

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

The obesity bias is far nastier for women than men -- overwhelmingly so. It is insidious and needs to be pointed out and stopped.

Why Is It More Difficult For Women To Lose Weight Than Men?

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

Many times when a husband and wife, or a male and female couple, start a weight loss journey together, it seems that the man loses weight faster and more easily than the woman does. For us women, that's downright frustrating.

Weight Loss and the Solution to the Obesity Epidemic

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

To solve the obesity epidemic, the most important thing you can do is to solve your own weight problem for your own reasons.

The Skinny Rules: Eat What I Tweet!

Bob Harper | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Bob Harper

My new book is a rule book for your life as a healthy-weight person, a person who can enjoy delicious food in the right portions and be satisfied.

Can You Think Your Way to a Thinner You?

Marie-Josée Shaar, MAPP, CPT | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Marie-Josée Shaar, MAPP, CPT

Can you think yourself thin? Sure you can. But you'll need more than positive affirmations to get yourself into action.

Are You Making These Nutrition Mistakes?

Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Trying to slim down and feeling frustrated? If you're giving it your all but the number on the scale still isn't budging, you may be sabotaging ...

How To Tone Any Body Part

Jeff Halevy | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

Want to know the trick behind toning any body part, even the most troublesome "stubborn fat" areas like your hips, thighs and stomach?

What Can We Learn From Today Show Nutritionist Joy Bauer's Weight-Loss Superstars?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Ms. Bauer, who has been a longtime champion of successful dieters, points out that dieting and losing weight is 50 percent attitude. And thus, she suggests a couple essential (and common) steps for anyone who wants to win at the losing game.

African Mango: A Miracle Weight Loss Supplement Or Not?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

I am clearly not opposed to supplements, and I find them to be helpful in augmenting treatment and health goals -- but they are not supposed to be quick fixes that take the place of healthy habits.

The Way to a Woman's Heart Begins With These Five Words

JJ Virgin | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Researchers in a recent study found that about 40 percent of women love when you compliment their smiles. But want to hit a home run? Five words: "You look thinner than usual."

She Lost 60 Pounds Despite Eating For A Living

Posted 10.18.2012 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website, Marlothomas.com, is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. Women should know that they d...

Day 7: Eat Lower on the Glycemic Index

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

The process of "leaning in" is about gradually refining your habits little by little so that you get used to better ways of eating in a relaxed manner, with no pressure and no drastic changes that might tempt you to give up and go back to old ways

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 6: Blend Up a Power Smoothie

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Today, I'm going to go easy on you. I'm going to introduce you to my delish Power Smoothie.

Willpower Secrets From The Pros

Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living

By Leslie Goldman They say you should never trust a skinny chef. But what about a petite food stylist or a svelte cupcake queen? The fact is, whe...

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 5: Put A Little Flax On It

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

All I want you to do is add in two tablespoons of ground flaxseed somewhere in your day. Add them to any foods you like (as long as they end up in your mouth). Flax has a sweet, nutty flavor, so it goes down easily!

How To Be The Healthiest Person Alive

AJ Jacobs | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
AJ Jacobs

My goal? To test out every diet and exercise regimen on planet earth and figure out which work best. I sweated, I cooked, I learned to pole dance. In the end, I lost weight, lowered my cholesterol and doubled my energy level.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 4: Trade Your Milk and Butter for Plant-Based Versions

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Today we're going to switch up milk and butter for their nondairy counterparts. And I'm going to point you to the yummiest ones.

Bye-Bye Fat: What Actually Works?

Jeff Halevy | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

You know what they say opinions are like, and it's no different when it comes to opinions on weight loss: Everyone has one. But what actually works?

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 3: Supernutritious Superfoods

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Today we're going to look at superfoods, which are not only super-nutritious but also super for helping you get in shape, lose weight, and feel vigorous.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 2: Make Your Lunch Without Animal Products

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

The established diet of choice for the past few decades has been one full of animal protein and low on carbs, and if you look around, the population hasn't been getting any slimmer.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 1: Have A Hearty Breakfast

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you feed yourself what your body needs when it needs it, that's love. So give your bod some TLC and sit down and enjoy a good, substantial breakfast.

Challenge: 7 Days To Change The Way You Eat

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Whether you've been working against 10 pounds or 200, losing weight and keeping it off can be one of the toughest challenges. What I'm here to tell you is that weight loss doesn't have to be hard!

An Apple A Day: How This Fruit Keeps You Fit And Healthy

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

When you gradually add in nutrient-dense, fiber-rich foods, you simply stop feeling cravings. You run out of space in your belly for the old junk. Instead of craving, you feel full, fulfilled, and content.

An Open Letter to Carnie Wilson: What You Need to Know to Keep the Weight Off

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Dear Carnie: It's not surprising that you gained back most of the weight you lost after your first weight loss surgery -- so many people do.

Half the Man I Used to Be

Jim Moret | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Moret

When I saw photos from that evening, I had an epiphany. I had let myself go, and nothing could hide it. It was subtle at first, but the years seemed to get away from me, along with my increasing waistline.