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Diets & Weight Loss

Strategies and plans to slim down, success stories from women of all body types, and expert advice to keep the weight off.
4 days ago
Intrigued by a vegan diet plan, but worried that you'll miss your favorite foods and recipes? Fear not! These eight tips will give you the inspiration to kick meat, eggs, and cheese to the curb for good. More
5 days ago
Vacations, deadlines, and polar vortexes can take you away from the gym. But a new study shows there's a big price to pay for just a few skipped days. Here's what you need to know. More
6 days ago
The FDA gave the green light to the Maestro Rechargeable System, the first new weight-loss device for obesity approved since 2007. It's like a pacemaker that helps you drop pounds—no stomach stapling required. Here's the scoop. More
1 week ago
"You've gained weight." Those were my doctor's first words at my checkup last year. Ouch. I knew that I had been stress eating, and the result was an extra eight pounds on my 5-foot-1-inch frame. Resolving to shed them, I tried a count-the-points diet. But after three months, I was down just one pound. Clearly, I needed a kick start. More

Slim Down in 7 Days

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1 week ago
For Candace Cort, 30, who grew up in Guyana, being active used to be second nature. "I walked to school, climbed trees and played hide-and-seek outside," she remembers. Things changed when her family moved to the U.S. in 1997. "I spent most of my time sitting around indoors because I wasn't used to the cold climate," she says. More
1 week ago
The stuffing, gingerbread cookies and peppermint bark are gone, but new research shows you're probably putting away even more calories than you were over the holidays. (Umm, WHAT?!) Here's why, plus how to rehab your shopping list for a healthier post-holiday season. More
1 week ago
Pummeling a punching bag is the ultimate stress reliever for Caroline McDavid-Seidner, 25. But she didn't always have such healthy coping strategies. As a child, she battled depression and was an emotional eater, snacking on whatever she wanted. "The more weight I gained, the less confidence I had and the more I ate," she says. "It was a vicious cycle." By the time she was a senior in high school, 5-foot-3-inch Caroline weighed 235 pounds. "I just gave up and figured that was how I was destined to be for the rest of my life," she says. More
2 weeks ago
Pop personality quiz: When you leave work after a stressful day, is your first move to head home and chill out behind a closed door or do you go straight to dinner with the girls? If you answered the latter, we're officially crowning you an extrovert. And you should work out like one. Extroverts tend to be the people in the front row of class, cheering everyone on, says Leah Lagos, a New York–based clinical and sport psychologist. You'll recharge from the energy in the room. "The more stimulation the people and the environment provide, the more the extrovert will feel energized," says Gloria Petruzzelli, PsyD, a clinical sport psychologist. These five workouts for extroverts will deliver a killer workout—and help you energize your way. More
2 weeks ago
When the bad behaviors of fellow gymgoers, even trainers, threaten to ruin your workout, follow our rules for dealing with annoying offenders so you can keep calm and carve on. More
2 weeks ago
Need some inspiration to reach your goal weight (and stay there)? Steal the surprising strategies that helped Good Morning America correspondent Mara Schiavocampo lose 90 pounds and keep it off. More
2 weeks ago
If losing weight topped your list of New Year's resolutions (let's be real, it did), better not enlist your partner. Here's why, plus tips to help you achieve your weight-loss goals—with or without your other half. More
3 weeks ago
Biscuits, pancakes, English muffins topped with eggs and creamy hollandaise...the most delicious breakfast foods are far from nutritious. Luckily, several inventive bloggers put together these Paleo breakfast ideas to satisfy every craving—and not just for bacon and eggs. Keep reading for the top 10 Paleo breakfast ideas you'll want to add to your weekly rotation ASAP. More

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