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Weight Loss Tips

WATCH: What It's Like To Weigh More Than Your Spouse

Posted 04.19.2013 | Weddings

HuffPost Los Angeles associate editor Anna Almendrala wrote a blog post in January about her struggle to cope with her "mixed-weight" marriage. On Thu...

Are You Making These 10 Health Mistakes?

Posted 04.30.2013 | OWN

By Bob Greene Over the past decade, I've noticed that people tend to make the same mistakes over and over again when it comes to losing weight ...

Why Weight Loss Is A Social Activity

Posted 04.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shana Lebowitz "I'm doing this for me" is a powerful mantra, but individuality isn't always a help when it comes to weight loss. According to ...

5 Signs You're An Emotional Eater And What To Do About It

Sarah Jenks | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Jenks

So many of us have been taught that we need to "weigh less in order to live more," but I really believe we have to live more in order to weigh less. We have to stop waiting on the weight and start having fun -- only then will we finally stop being a slave to food and get out of body jail.

Feeling Fat? Research Reveals Two Painless Ways to Lose Weight

James Clear | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Changing certain cues, like the color and size of your plate, is a simple way to take advantage of the way your mind works and alter your eating patterns without actively thinking about it.

5 Foods That Could Help You Lose Weight

Next Avenue | Posted 03.28.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Science is finding that these foods and drinks can help you shed pounds more easily and quickly ...

Why Are You Eating So Fast?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

The paradox for many of us with weight issues is that we think we really love food and love to eat, but if we really did, why don't we take the time to enjoy it? To pay attention? To savor each delicious bite?

Why You Should Eat Like a Wild Gorilla

Tana Amen | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Tana Amen

Aping a wild gorilla's eating habits could dramatically improve your health -- or may even add years to your life, by reducing your risk for killer diseases like diabetes, heart attack, stroke and dementia.

Exercise Tips For People Who Hate To Work Out

Posted 03.21.2013 | OWN

By Alissa Nutting These exercise tips can convert even the most workout averse. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Tw...

Must You Give Up Your Day Job to Lose Weight?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

We should stop denying that for many, the workplace culture is an obstacle to a healthy lifestyle and may even exacerbate weight gain and unfitness. If we don't, we should not be surprised at the continual rise in health care costs and the simultaneous decline of our health.

Boost Your Metabolism And Fight The Snack Attack

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Some people can eat three meals a day and be completely satisfied. Many others, however, need that snack to hold them over to the next meal. If you are one of the many out there that need a snack to curb hunger, why not boost your metabolism while enjoying that healthy snack?

Getting in A-List Shape!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

You don't have to be a celebrity to get in A-list shape! Just read my following secrets and advice, and be ready to get get fitted for your glamorous gown.

Ask Healthy Living: Do 3,500 Calories REALLY Equal A Pound Of Fat?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living

You've heard that you lose one pound for every 3,500 calories burned, but that's not necessarily the case.

Lessons From the Red Carpet: How to Look as Good as the Stars

Ramona Braganza | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Ramona Braganza

Fortunately, the actors I have worked with are all aware that practicing unhealthy dieting is not a viable choice when it comes to everyday living. It is not sustainable and does not make weight loss permanent. Many are fantastic cooks who love to prepare foods for themselves and their families.

What They Don't Want You to Know About Raspberry Ketones

Becky Hand | Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Becky Hand

Before you jump on the raspberry ketone bandwagon, there are a few things you should know about this over-priced, proclaimed weight-loss miracle in a bottle.

5 Myths About Weight Loss BUSTED

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Some findings are surprising, some are not, and some common notions about weight loss are yet to be proven or disproven. I have my own opinions based on treating tens of thousands of patients over many decades.

The Crushing Truth on How to Lose Weight and Get Healthy

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Sorensen

A beginning rock climber doesn't list Mount Everest as the first mountain they're going to start rock climbing. It has to come in steps. If you have to lose 20 pounds, make your first goal five pounds, then the next goal five pounds, and so on.

Why You Should Keep A Food Diary

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Excuses for forgetting to keep an accurate, up-to-date food record are even more numerous than excuses for not exercising. Who can be bothered to record every calorie they eat? But there are times when keeping track of what is being eaten is useful.

The Valley Between You and Your Magic Number

Penny Love | Posted 04.13.2013 | Fifty
Penny Love

What's your magic number? If you are a woman, you have one. It's that number on the scale that is just on the OTHER side of the Valley. You know the valley; It's the five, ten or fifty pound space between where you are and where you want to be.

Be in Love With the Way You Eat

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

The jig is up. There is no one specific eating plan or program that will work for everyone. There's no diet or exercise program that will save us all. We all look, feel and live differently, so what makes us think that we can get healthy using the same template?

Where Do Our Top Achievements Come From?

Nikki Stone | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

If you truly pursue the things you are most passionate about, you will find that doing so helps you attain success. Put your passions at the top of your to-do list every morning and many achievements will likely fall into place.

Why Putting Kids on The Biggest Loser Is a Bad Idea

Becky Hand | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Becky Hand

Despite the gravity of the situation, I am not convinced that the task of informing our society about our childhood obesity crisis should be placed on the shoulders of two 13-year-olds and a 16-year-old, especially with millions watching their personal weight-loss experiences each week.

The Hacker's Guide to Weight Loss

Penny Love | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Once you realize that you can empower yourself to outfox your own limitations and you start to think of yourself as someone who can lose weight and be healthier, then you are emancipated from your own limiting self-beliefs.

Exclusive HuffPost Q&A With The Biggest Loser Nutritionist, Cheryl Forberg, R.D.

Dana Reilly | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana Reilly

Hey Biggest Loser fans! Now's your chance to get the skinny on the reality show from show nutritionist, Cheryl Forberg, R.D. You could be featured in her next post on the HuffPost Blog.

It's All in Your Head!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

I think of successful weight loss as being like a three-legged stool. One leg is a healthy diet, one leg is consistent exercise, and one leg is the correct mindset. Without it, the stool comes crashing down.