Diet and Weight Loss - Staying on Track

Ilise Ratner

Ilise didn't give up her quest to found out which condition was causing her digestive discomforts. Thankfully, she turned her troubles into triumphs and is now a health coach to help others overcome their digestive problems.

Why Shedding Pounds Is Tough for Some Women

Some women's bodies hold on more tightly to calories consumed, resulting in unwanted weight gain. Here's the whole story.

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.

Obese Drivers at Higher Risk for Fatal Car Accidents

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

5 Foods That Deserve More Love

Add these too-often-overlooked nutrition powerhouses to your daily diet.

Top 5 Diet Mistakes

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

How to Develop and Sustain Your Willpower Reserves

Willpower isn't an innate gift; its a skill. And with practice, it's one that can be developed and made even better.

Bounce Back From a Bad Eating Day

If you slip up and eat every diet no-no in sight, don't beat yourself up. Get back on track with these tips.

5 Ways to Dress Up a Glass of Water

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

The Secret to Eating in Moderation

A simple shift in eating habits can make a big difference in your health. And it all starts with understanding when enough is enough.

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.

Do You Snack When You're Not Even Hungry?

Curb emotional eating by adhering to these tips and tricks.

How to Protect Yourself From Health Scams

That miracle cure sound too good to be true? It probably is. Follow these tips to safeguard yourself and your family.

Diet and Exercise: The Key to Type 2 Remission?

Could improving your diet and exercise habits return your blood sugar to a normal range? Here's what the latest research says.

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.

Workout Sabotage: Don't Sell Yourself Short!

You could be undermining your workout without even realizing it.

Why Is Maintaining Harder Than Losing?

Congratulations on reaching your goal weight! Now the hard part: keeping it off. Here's how to do it.

Lose a Small Amount of Weight for These Big Benefits

Each pound counts. Even if you have a long way to go, check out the positive difference you'll make from losing a few pounds.

How Music Affects What You Eat

It's not just background noise. Research confirms that what you hear affects your appetite.

Is There a Downside to Losing Weight?

There's no doubt that shedding excess pounds is a big boost to your health and well-being, but not everything is totally rosy after weight loss.

How to Lose Weight Without Really Trying

Sick of starving to lose weight? Follow these tips to shed pounds. No diet required.

3 Heart-Healthy Habits With Zero Deprivation

Pizza? Drinks? TV? Your favorite indulgences can be made heart healthy, if you do them right.

5 Easy Tips to Avoid Vacation Weight Gain

You can take a vacation from day-to-day living without forfeiting daily exercise and healthy eating. These practical tips will help you stave off the extra pounds without needing to give up festive foods and unforgettable fun.

12 Best Bets for Healthy Beer Options

If you're looking for a "healthy" beer, unfortunately, you won't find one. But that doesn't mean you should skip out entirely. If you choose to indulge in a beer, make the best choice for your health.

"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.

8 Summer Party Tips for Diabetics

Live it up at all the backyard barbecues and casual al fresco get-togethers this season has to offer, but keep these eight tips in mind so your blood sugar and your waistline won't reflect poor choices later.

4 Ways to Dine Out Without Damaging Your Diet

To make the most of your restaurant experience while making sure you're not undoing a week's worth of exercise, follow these tips.
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