Weight Loss

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What's the best way to lose weight?

We love comfort foods, but eat too much, and it's doubtful you'll find comfort in those tight clothes. You're ready for a change, but what's the best way to lose weight?


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.

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.

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.

‘Everything in Moderation’ Is Bad Diet Advice

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

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?

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.

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?

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?

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!

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?