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The Mistake Women Make With Pre-Wedding Diets

Sarah Jenks | Posted 04.18.2012 | Weddings
Sarah Jenks

Women who learn to let "fun" fuel their weight loss feel more beautiful, sexy and confident, lose more weight than dieters AND have a life full of passion, romance, relaxation and purpose.

Lady Gaga's Yoga Teacher on America's Addiction to Being Skinny

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Tricia Donegan, the owner and director of New York's Bikram Yoga Lower East Side, stepped out of her hot yoga studio once again to answer her "celly," as she calls her cell phone, and a few questions about how to end America's addiction to being skinny.

Oprah's Trainer Bob Greene On His Best Get-Healthy Secrets

Posted 02.16.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jené Luciani for Shape.com It's very rare that you hear of a relationship lasting nearly two decades, especially when you're talking about one ...

8 Realistic Ways of Fighting Obesity (Dieting Didn't Even Make Our List)

Missy Chase Lapine | Posted 04.11.2012 | Parents
Missy Chase Lapine

Researchers found that one in six kids and teens are now obese -- and that this rate has not budged from the year prior. But what, as parents, can we do to help our kids maintain a healthy weight -- to not become a statistic?

Sugar: The No. 1 Beauty Killer

Jackie Warner | Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Jackie Warner

We are a culture obsessed with beauty and youth, yet many of us create an environment within our bodies that is counterproductive to achieving healthy beauty. To achieve beauty, you must first define what it means to you.

12 REAL Ways To Lose Weight For Your Big Day

Kate M. Brown | Posted 04.04.2012 | Weddings
Kate M. Brown

If you get on a program that includes five days a week of strength training and cardio, combined with a smart eating plan, you'll look great and feel even better on your wedding day.

Just When You Thought Weight Loss Was Impossible

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 04.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

For about two-thirds of us, losing weight can thankfully be as easy as eating less and exercising more -- we've heard this story all along. But for the other one-third, weight loss can be a huge battle because of weight loss resistance.

How To Conquer Emotional Eating

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Whether it's happy, sad, depressed, elated, your mood can often affect your food choices. In an exclusive excerpt from my new book, I'll give you a peek into eliminating emotional eating altogether.

Your Dieting Days Are Numbered: Start Living Your Way to a Healthy Weight

Darryl Roberts | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Darryl Roberts

It's the third week of January. Are you exhausted yet from counting calories, points, fat grams and carbs? Even if you've managed to make it this long, do you know your dieting days are numbered? Why did you think it would be different this year?

4 Ways To Keep Off Post-Wedding Weight

Macey Leigh Thompson | Posted 03.19.2012 | Weddings
Macey Leigh Thompson

Even we know it can be harder than you think to avoid "love chub." So if you are like many of us who resolve to live healthier lives in 2012, here are my top tips for sticking to your resolution.

Foods That Do The Diet Work For You

EatingWell | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

Recent research suggests eating more fiber as a way to prevent weight gain or even encourage weight loss. Here are five fiber-rich foods that help do the weight loss work for you.

How To Get Fit With Your Phone

Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jamie Beckman One of the best tools for peeling off pounds is already in your bag: It's your smartphone or iPad. In fact, all that texting, t...

Nutrition Guidance: Letting Chips Fall Where They May

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I live in a world where decent people occasionally eat chips. So I say it's a good thing to offer the best possible nutrition guidance -- and let the chips fall where they may.

Who Says Genetically-Overweight People Can't Get Thin?

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Rarely are we ever content with what the genetic fairy leaves under our pillow. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. Your given gene pool and the obstacles that you face don't have to map out your weight loss future.

Why I'm Wearing Shorts This Winter

Nikki Stone | Posted 03.07.2012 | Women
Nikki Stone

I could only imagine how this woman has become an enormous role model for endless young girls -- and boys for that matter -- in Mali. My short time with her energized and empowered me.

Still Counting Calories? Think Again

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

At one time or another, we've all been promised this: "If the amount of calories we eat is less than the amount of calories our bodies use, we will lose weight." I'm sorry to say that this promise is false.

The Former 'Biggest Loser' Nutritionist's No. 1 Weight Loss Tip

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

I'm often asked, "If I were to change just one thing about my diet, what could I do to help me lose weight and/or improve my health?"

12 Nutrition Swaps For 2012

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

It's a new year, and plenty of us are resolving to lose weight, exercise more and eat less. I'd like to propose a resolution makeover... Don't just aim to eat less and deprive yourself, instead upgrade what you are currently eating to give your body the wholesome, energizing foods it needs.

Health Writer Tara Parker-Pope Reveals Her Weight Loss Plan

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 03.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Last year, New York Times health writer Tara Parker-Pope interviewed me about my weight loss views. This year, it was my turn to interview her about hers.

Eco Etiquette: 5 Eco-Friendly Ways To Lose Weight

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 03.05.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Surprise, surprise: My Ne...

Maybe You Should Stop Dieting?

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Lev Raphael

At the beginning of each year, I hear men and women groaning about their holiday overeating, and comparing the benefits of various diets. And January blogs and newspapers are full of endless diet advice. But what if diets are the problem?

The Psychology Of Weight Control: How Recalling Your Values Leads To Weight Loss

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Scientists believe that people can get stuck in repeating cycles, in which failure to lose weight impairs psychological functioning, which in turn increases the risk of more failure. Even a quick and simple intervention may have the power to disrupt this destructive cycle.

Does Your Pet Need To Make A Weight Loss Resolution?

Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Think you could stand to lose a few around the waist in 2012? Chances are someone close to you could, too: your pet. "We all love our pets, and we ...

Why Drinking And Healthy Eating Don't Mix

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

Recently, I asked Dr. Michael Dansinger to comment on a really popular question: Can I drink alcohol while I'm trying to lose weight?

Eating Experts Wish You A Diet-Free New Year

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 02.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Before you make yet another New Year's resolution to lose weight for good, now might be a good time to ask yourself Dr. Phil's quintessential question: "How's that working for you?"