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Weight Loss

Overwhelmed by the amount of weight-loss information out there? Check out these articles for a simple and comprehensive approach to losing weight.

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How to Lose Weight In Support Groups

Dieters often find it hard to lose weight alone. Weight loss support groups, such as Overeaters Anonymous and TOPS, help people stick to their diet plans. Learn more about weight-loss support groups.


Is a Hormone in Our Brains the Key to Burning Fat?

Biologists in San Diego have pinpointed a hormone in roundworms that could one day be the key to fat-burning drugs. See more »

When You Eat May Matter More Than You Think

Do you eat all day long, or do you restrict your eating to a certain time? That latter approach, called time-restricted feeding, could significantly affect human health. See more »

Does exercise really help with weight loss?

You're proud of yourself for finally sticking with an exercise routine. But sadly, the needle on the scale doesn't move. Exercise doesn't have as much to do with weight loss as you'd think. See more »

‘Everything in Moderation’ Is Bad Diet Advice

It's eating a limited number of healthy foods that leads to weight loss. See more »

Is it bad to eat right before bedtime?

Turn off your phone, stay away from the TV, don't drink coffee — we all know the drill for what you're supposed to do to tempt the sandman. Is it also important to cease snacking? See more »

Will you gain weight if you eat after 8 p.m.?

All your healthy-eating efforts could be for naught if you find yourself snacking late at night. See more »

10 Causes of Weight Gain That Doctors Have Changed Their Minds About

What if all the sensible advice given about weight gain is as wrong as a cottage-cheese-and-fruit diet? Turns out that setting realistic goals and taking pounds off slowly won't help you lose more weight. What else are doctors now discounting? See more »

10 Most Absurd Fad Diets

Eat right and exercise: It's no secret that those are the best ways to improve health and shed pounds, but often, people will go to crazy extremes to try to get slim. Would you ingest a parasite to fit into your skinny jeans? See more »

5 Summer Cocktail Recipes Under 200 Calories

Everyone loves cocktails but what about the calories? Get 5 refreshing low-calorie cocktail recipes, from watermelon martinis to skinny mojitos! See more »

Is there a real way to lose belly fat?

When it comes to the battle of the bulge, many of us are losing -- especially in the waist area. Is there a healthy, safe way to get rid of belly fat? See more »