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.


A study showed that weight loss messages are more likely to work when both are actions ("eat more veggies," "do more exercise") rather than if one is an action and the other is an inaction ("eat more veggies," "eat less fat").

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

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.

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.

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

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?

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

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?

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?

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

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?

Learn how to lose weight. For example, to help make eating automatic, pick at least one meal a day to alter and have the same foods every day for all other meals.

Losing weight and establishing a healthy lifestyle is a goal almost everyone has at some point. But how do you achieve it in the right way? Learn how in this article.

If you really want to green your exercise routine, forget about the gym and brand new gear and instead take advantage of some of life's greatest (and surprisingly fat burning) pleasures like sleep, and sex.

Ayurveda helps your body to arrive at its natural weight. It makes you feel calm, relaxed, and most of all, balanced. Ayurveda is also a very green way to eat because it works on the basis of seasonal eating.

Laughter isn't just an external expression of hilarity, it's actually a green exercise that can help you to burn calories, improve your immune system, and induce a stress-relieved state.

Losing weight is no picnic. But it's not impossible. Follow these tips and tricks to actually sticking to a weight loss plan.

In the midst of an obesity epidemic, it may seem like all things thin are in. Though we may think super skinny people are lucky, they face health problems of their own.

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?

You've probably heard the stats: We, as a society, are becoming less healthy -- some are too heavy while others are too skinny. How do you find your healthy body weight?

A hearty 600-calorie breakfast can help you ward off unhealthy cravings during your day. Learn about eating a hearty 600-calorie breakfast to control cravings.

Why does weight matter? See what health issues and diseases can be triggered by being overweight.

Need some weight loss tips? Discover some weight loss tips in our image gallery and get quick and easy ideas for losing weight.

How many times have you tried to lose weight, only to gain it back again? What you need is to pick a plan that is right for you. Learn how to start a weight-loss program.

Find out whether low carb diets really work as nutrition expert and cancer-prevention specialist Moshe Shike, M.D., reveals the truth about dieting and fitness.