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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...

How I Went From Morbidly Obese To Weight Loss Guru

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

"How on earth can you help me?" overweight clients would ask me when I first opened my practice. They didn't know that I had spent 25 years hopelessly out of control with my weight, morbidly obese, over 300 pounds, a chronic miserable failure at diets and exercise attempts.

Shrink Your Fat!

Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD | Posted 05.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD

Keeping your body healthy and well nourished with healthy food choices will keep your metabolism working most efficiently. Combine this with a calorie deficit and watch your fat cells shrink. It all works together!

What Losing Weight Taught Me About Saving Money

Well Heeled | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money
Well Heeled

Watching CB lose weight and then working at it myself, I realized that there are so many lessons that losing weight have taught me about saving money.

Flat Belly Lunch in 5 Minutes

Alex Jamieson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Alex Jamieson

Instead of the same old quick-fix sandwich, opt for this fast collard wrap. You heard me, collards.

How To Break Through A Weight Plateau

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

As anyone who has ever lost a lot of weight (like 20 pounds or more) will tell you, the first five come off easily and the last five are the toughest! You're still doing all the right things -- eating less and moving more -- but all of a sudden it stops working.

Do You Eat When You're Bored?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

If you eat when you're bored, you are not alone. Eating for fun, for pleasure, for something to do, to procrastinate doing something you really don't want to do, to reward yourself, are all reasons many people eat. None of them have to do with being hungry and fueling your body.

4-3-2-1... Fitness!

Estelle Underwood | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Estelle Underwood

Regardless of your present level of conditioning, this exercise format can work for you. It can be done by the physically disabled sitting in a chair or implemented by a seasoned athlete.