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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.

Relax Your Way to Weight Loss and Your Leanest, Sexiest You

Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.

Whether you want to lose weight, boost your immune system, alleviate pain or simply look and feel younger, relaxation is your prescription.

Why Eating In Season Can Help Keep You Healthy

Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, M.P.H, R.D. for Shape.com Have you ever bought veggies with the intention of eating healthfully, only to bite in and taste, well, ...

Can These Help You Lose Weight?

Jonathan Galland | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Galland

One great hurdle is denying yourself the freedom to indulge in snacks whenever you want, especially those that taste great and are really bad for you. With protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, almonds could be just the solution for keeping your appetite in check until mealtime.

Does Food Addiction Require Abstinence?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Hi, I'm Irene and I'm a foodaholic. By that, I mean that I have trouble controlling myself around certain foods.

Banking on the Underdog

Nikki Stone | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

With just over three months to the Summer Olympics in London, many people are picking their favorites to win bronze, silver and gold. As I recall my own experiences leading into my second Olympic games, I've learned not to count out the media's underdogs.

The Art of Creating Structure -- 5 Ways to Boost Your Fitness Motivation

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Here are five ways to power up your fitness regimen, get back on track, and move closer to achieving your goal, using structure to help you.

10 Tips To Stay Fit For Life

Special to The Huffington Post | Lucy Danziger | Posted 04.03.2012 | Healthy Living

When I lost 25 pounds five years ago everyone asked me: How'd you do it? What diet are you on? What pill are you taking? The answer, boringly enoug...

WATCH: Can Sunglasses Help You Lose Weight?

Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living

We all know the best way to shed pounds the healthy way is to slash total calories and boost exercise. But sometimes that's easier said than done -- p...

Why Losing Weight Doesn't Make It All Better

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Losing weight isn't just a physical change for women. In fact, the emotional upheaval caused by weight loss can be devastating.

Habits Of Highly Successful Dieters

Posted 03.28.2012 | Healthy Living

By Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. Eat less, exercise more. That's the recipe for losing weight, and we all know it by heart. So if we want to get s...