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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.
6 days ago
Sometimes busting your butt at the gym feels awesome (hurts. so. good.). Other times, not so much. One way to ease the pain when you're feeling over it? Cats. More
2 weeks ago
Sadly, that 30 extra minutes of cardio doesn't make it OK to polish off the rest of the office cupcakes. More
2 weeks ago
Who doesn't want to speed up her metabolism and drop weight effortlessly? Problem is, lots of the metabolism "wisdom" out there is flat-out false. Here are the five biggest metabolism myths every woman needs to get straight. More
3 weeks ago
One woman tried to lose weight with her boyfriend—and just about lost her mind. Here, experts explain why men lose weight so much faster than women, plus the best ways to try to slim down with your S.O. More

Slim Down in 7 Days

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4 weeks ago
In April 2009, Melissa Hartwig was feeling sluggish and unsatisfied by her diet. So she, along with husband Dallas Hartwig, set out to eat squeaky-clean Paleo for 30 days. The results? So good that they created the Whole 30 Program you've been seeing all over your Facebook feed. Find out if the monthlong clean-eating streak is right for you. More
4 weeks ago
A century ago, the tapeworm diet was in. Our grandmas swore by the cabbage soup diet while our moms turned to Atkins. Luckily, recent research has debunked all the claims that made these wacky eating trends enticing. But our kids will likely look back at some of our trends and simply say, "SMH." So which nosh norms are more fiction than fact? We turned to the pros for the skinny. More
1 month ago
While the National Institute of Medicine says you should eat 130 grams of carbs per day, most adults eat upwards of 200 grams. Thankfully, eating low-carb foods doesn't mean committing to a life of meat and protein shakes. These foods are shockingly low in carbs and generously high in flavor, so you can stick to your low-carb diet without feeling deprived. More
3 months ago
Whether your goal is to lose 10, 20, 50, or 100 pounds, beginning a weight-loss journey is a huge undertaking filled with highs and lows (and we're not just talking about the numbers on the scale). Alison Massey, RD, director of diabetes education at Mercy Medical Center in New York, shares what you can expect. More
3 months ago
We discovered more than a dozen low-carb snacks that keep you full, taste great, and—bonus—are all RD-approved. Time to start snacking smarter. More
3 months ago
Ever do a detox diet only to feel hangry, miserable, and not-all-that-healthy? This detox diet—which is all about adding food rather than taking it away—is about to change that. More
4 months ago
It's tempting to dive into a three-day juice cleanse after a weekend of too much food and too many cocktails. But is a condensed cleanse worth its weight in green? Find out here. More
5 months ago
It's time to say "see ya!" to the snooze button. Exercising early in the day has been proven to help you sleep better. Plus, with a morning workout, "you won't have an excuse to skip it later on when our schedule changes," says Jacque Crockford, an ACE exercise physiologist and education specialist in San Diego. And if you have a race coming up, odds are that it'll take place in the a.m., so it's wise to train at a similar time. Keep reading Crockford's tips so you can actually (finally!) motivate yourself to kick off the covers and slip on your sneaks on a regular basis. More

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