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The Secret to Diet Success? Your Spouse
Research shows your partner can either help you succeed or sabotage your efforts. Here are 3 tips to get—and give—...
How a High-Protein Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight
Most Americans get 10 to 15 grams of protein at breakfast, but 30 grams may be the magic number to keep your appetite...
Is Thin the Only Way to be Healthy?
Whether it is possible to be healthy and heavy has been an ongoing debate among health professionals. And for a while...
Diet or Exercise: What's the Best Way to Lose Weight?
If you really want to see that number on the scale drop, what you put in your mouth matters most. People who simply cut...
Your 1-Day Plan to Get Back on Track
There are times, like after a food-filled vacation or a big holiday, when I feel like my typically healthy diet needs a...
Week 4: Practice Eating Mindfully
Hopefully you've enjoyed our month-long diet challenge, and your hard work is paying off on the scale. Our challenge is...
Week 3: Get Social Support to Make Losing Weight Fun
Your social connections—family, friends, coworkers, online buddies—can help you slim down, so use them to to your...
Day 12: Get right back on track when you slip up
Did a coworker bring in homemade brownies and you sampled one (OK, three)? At dinner, did you nosh on the breadbasket,...
Day 14: How to Eat More and Still Lose Weight
Wouldn’t you love it if you could eat more and still lose weight? Eating foods that are low in calories, like...
Day 13: Small Changes Add Up to Big Weight Loss
Forget embarking on a dramatic diet shake-up (read: cutting out all carbs or having cabbage soup every day). You’re...
Day 11: Be a Slim Snacker
Snacks can keep your diet on track by preventing your hunger from getting out of control. But if you don’t pick the...
Day 2: Plan Your Meals and Snacks
Having a plan helps you reach for healthy foods when you arrive home ravenous or need a snack in a pinch when you’re on...
Day 10: Take Control of Your Environment
There are certain tricks you can use to change your food environment (think: your kitchen, pantry and desk) and set...
Day 9: Pay Attention to Portions
You’re reaching for healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins, but that doesn’t give you...
Day 8: Treat Yourself (Occasionally)
Craving something sweet—or salty—but think you can’t have it if you are trying to lose weight? Actually, having a small...
Day 7: Drink Enough Water
In one 2010 study, people who drank two cups of water before meals lost more weight than those who didn’t. Plus,...
Day 6: Get 8 Hours of Sleep
There’s a reason they call it beauty sleep. Being sleep-deprived can affect your emotional well-being, your skin...
Day 5: Load Up on Fruits and Vegetables
Eating more produce can help you slim down because produce is low in calories and high in fiber. In fact, vegetables...
Day 3: Schedule Your Fitness
What you eat is only part of your weight-loss success. To burn calories and fat, you need to get moving. Just as you’ve...
Day 1: Get Ready to Lose Weight: Your Toolkit to Get Started
Sign up now for your Weight-Loss Challenge Newsletter with all our delicious recipes and tips in one place. Ready to...
Is Your Workout Making You Gain Weight?
I love the pumped-up energy I have after a good workout. Plus I feel stronger—I am this close to being able to do a...
3 Surprising Diet “Wreckers” That Erase Your Hard Work
I work hard for every pound of weight I lose (and those last few post-baby pounds this year were stuh-born). And I’m...
30 Unhealthy Restaurant Menu Words to Avoid
I love that many restaurants and food chains offer up nutrition information—on the actual menu or on their...
4 Healthy Summer Breakfasts to Beat the Heat
I eat breakfast every day regardless of the time of year—breakfast provides me with a much-needed morning energy boost...
Should I try The Fast Diet for weight loss?
Don’t be fooled by the book title. The FastDiet (Atria, 2013), by Dr. Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer, doesn’t call for...
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