Diet and Weight Loss - Getting Started

Healthy Spotlight: Kale

If you're wondering why all the buzz about this popular leafy green, find out what makes it a nutritional powerhouse and how you can enjoy it as a part of your healthy diet.

8 Habits of Skinny People

How do some folks manage to stay svelte with what looks like little effort? Learn their tricks.

A New Diet Tool?

An extract derived from unroasted coffee beans is showing promise as a weight-loss agent.

Sustainable Seafood Best Bets

Because of increasing threats to ocean ecosystems, many popular seafood items are not as sustainable as they could be. In addition, because of toxins in their water, several species could endanger your health if you eat too much of them.

Obese Drivers at Higher Risk for Fatal Car Accidents

Obese drivers are more likely to die in car crash, research reveals. Here's why.

Top 5 Diet Mistakes

Have you changed your eating habits to shed some pounds but find the numbers on the scale are going up?

Would You Gain Weight to Look Younger?

Women who have spent years struggling with the scale may relish in what the researchers say, but is this finding enough of a reason to harbor excess weight?

5 Ways to Dress Up a Glass of Water

Skip the artificially flavored bottled water, and add your own natural twist.

The Real Reason You Don't Like Exercise

Science offers clues as to why some people look forward to exercise while others avoid it at all costs.

Tips to Beat Menopausal Weight Gain

A bigger middle doesn't have to accompany the change of life. From counting calories to upping your activity level, here's how to fight back.

Top Health Apps to Try

There's an app for that! We checked out tons of free or low-cost smart phone apps and found the very best ones to support your health.

How Men Lose Weight

Men's biology works differently. Learn the expert's action items for successful slimming.

Deal With Gym Intimidation

These 5 tips will take you from gym-phobic to gym-savvy.

5 Easy Tricks to Eat Less

Adopt these smart tips and the result will be a leaner you.

Snooze Yourself Slim?

Scale stuck in neutral? You might be missing out on one essential weight-loss ingredient.

Keep a Food Journal for Real Results

Increasing your awareness and pinpointing patterns are just two of the ways keeping a food journal leads to weight loss and better health.

7 Best Kitchen Tools for Healthy Cooking

You don't need a lot of gear, but a few choice tools will help you cook your healthy best.

What's Your Perfect Body Weight?

When it comes to a healthy body, the number on the scale may not be telling the whole story.

3 Fabulous Foods for Weight Loss

There's no one food that can magically transform an overweight body into an ideal figure. But there are foods that are beneficial to eat on the journey to a slimmer body.

Give Your Fridge a Makeover

With these six easy tips, you can transform your refrigerator and your health.

Wake Up Thinner Tomorrow

Don't expect to lose 10 pounds overnight, but you can take steps to help your body rid itself of bloating while you sleep, which could result in a flatter tummy the next morning.

"Balanced Diet": What Does It Mean for You?

Following a balanced diet can help you lower your blood sugar and cholesterol, and it ensures you'll enjoy lots of delicious and healthy options. Here's how to do it.

Is the Western Diet to Blame for Type 2 Diabetes?

What and how you eat could be hazardous to your health.

Adjust Your Family's Food Attitude

Sample these dozen healthy ideas that will help your family lead a healthier life for the long haul.

The New USDA Dietary Guidelines, Decoded

All-you-can-eat buffets. Unlimited soda refills. Burgers the size of ball fields. When it comes to food, America serves it up. It's no wonder one-third of our children and two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese. Here's what you need to know to help your family eat better.

Fit in Fruits and Vegetables

Eating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables can feel a bit daunting, especially for busy families on the go. The good news is that it's a lot easier than you might imagine.

When Young Adults Get Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes, once considered a disease of the old, is turning up more often than ever before in younger people, but there is some good news.

5 Ways to Nix Nighttime Nibbling

Eating a late-night snack before bedtime may not only pack on unwanted pounds; it could keep you up at night with indigestion and even set off episodes of heartburn.

Stock Your Kitchen With These Must-Have Foods

With careful planning and a well-stocked kitchen, you can prepare healthy meals in no time at all.

4 Eating Habits That Boost Your Metabolism

Get tips on what to eat and when to eat in order to rev up your metabolism.
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