Weight Loss

Picture this in your mind’s eye: 5,980,045 SweeTARTS candies. You consume the sugar equivalent of that many SweeTARTS over your lifetime if, like the average American, you unwittingly consume 2 pounds of added sugars every week. Tiny actions that you can barely recognize can add up to big problems—like high blood sugar and diabetes. By
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How many times has this scenario happened to you? You weigh yourself Monday morning, thinking you finally lost those pesky three pounds—only to see that they’ve crept back on by Friday. Or worse, you gained weight that you hadn’t even lost in the first place! What gives? First of all, weight fluctuation is totally normal.
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On Tuesday, Aug. 4, a large team of medical professionals in Canada published a set of guidelines in the Canadian Medical Association Journal as a new treatment for weight loss for patients that struggle with obesity. In these guidelines, medical professionals are advised to move past the typical “eat less, move more” standard practices (advising
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Ten years ago, we all thought the secret to weight loss was eating less and moving more—that’s what doctors told us, after all. And that’s true, but there are some secret weight loss tricks that can score you bonus points. We now know that everything from our environment and mentality to our stress levels and
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Women can experience some unique roadblocks when it comes to losing weight. “I think the biggest roadblock for many women trying to lose weight is mindset. We tend to adopt an all-or-nothing/black-and-white mentality when it comes to food and eating habits,” says Charlotte Martin, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CPT, registered dietitian nutritionist and owner of Shaped
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It seems that since the beginning of time, millions of people have tried countless diet fads and followed the advice of so-called weight loss gurus. “I grew up watching my mother lay on an ‘exercise’ machine that jiggled her butt and thighs back and forth, yet there was no diet required,” says Jackie Newgent, RDN,
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Runners seem to come in two forms. There are the sleek gazelles, whose lean, athletic bodies dart around the roadways effortlessly. And then there are the rest of us, plodding along, adding up the miles and wondering why you’re still not losing weight no matter how many pairs of sneakers you burn through. But the
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Find yourself sweating buckets in spin class and yet the weight on the scale still hasn’t budged? Well, you could be making some common exercise mistakes that are straight-up sabotaging your weight loss efforts. The first correction to make: Change your mindset about exercise, says nutritionist Ilana Muhlstein, M.S., R.D.N., author of You Can Drop
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We may earn a commission for anything you purchase through links on this page. Pricing and availability are accurate as of the piece’s initial publication. In recent years, the popularity of probiotics has exploded onto the mainstream as a potential way to promote a healthy digestive system and bolster immunity. But that’s not all these
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Keto, plant-based, cabbage soup. There’s enough diets vying for your attention to make your head spin. But what if we told you could watch the number on the scale drop without them? Yep. “It is totally possible to lose weight without dieting,” says Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN, author of The Little Book of Game-Changers.
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Losing weight requires a mix of eating nutritious foods, cutting calories, and being physically active, but if your kitchen is stacked with diet-sabotaging junk foods, it makes it that much harder for you to shrink your waistline. Although the foods on this list seem innocuous, many of them have empty calories and slow down your
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From sunshine-filled days to idyllic beach getaways, summer is the perfect time to take things slow and enjoy the great outdoors before the colder temperatures creep back in. Unfortunately, for many of us, summer is also the time when tons of unhealthy foods—like oversized frozen cocktails, sugary carnival treats, and deep-fried seafood—make their way onto
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There are plenty of benefits to adopting healthy habits into your everyday routine, and you’ve heard time and time again how crucial is it to get some sort of exercise daily, even if it’s simply moving for a few minutes if that’s all you can spare! Now, a new study has emerged that explains how
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When trying to lose weight it can certainly become frustrating when those pounds aren’t shedding. Of course the question is…why? Why aren’t those pounds burning off like the weight loss plan promised? Many diet plans, especially fad diets, prescribe specific foods and sometimes they are just the wrong foods or inappropriate amounts of foods that
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So, you want to lose weight. But you also want to eat real food. Those chalky miracle shakes or freezer-burnt frozen meals aren’t cutting it and you want to eat whole foods that are satisfying, delicious, and will also support your weight loss goals. While there are many factors that contribute to body weight, such
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Many dieters turn to low-carb plans each year—but few people do much research beforehand. Most of us can quickly name the biggest carb offenders like pasta and bread, but we rarely think beyond that in search of sources of carbohydrates in our food. The shocking truth is that carbs aren’t just lurking in the obvious places;
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