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Sep 19, 2018 9:30 am
Figs Can Help You Lose Weight — If You Eat Them the Right Way
When you hear the word "fig," it’s hard not to think of sweet snacks such as fig bars and fig cookies. But did you know that eating figs can help you lose weight? It all depends on how you consume...
Sep 12, 2018 2:30 pm
Can Eating Pumpkin Help You Lose Weight? Yes, If You Eat It the Right Way
There’s no question that pumpkins are one of the most beloved parts of autumn. From jack-o’-lanterns to pumpkin spice lattes, the mighty gourd continues to reign supreme in our decor and in our...
Sep 11, 2018 4:45 pm
How to Hit the Reset Button on Your Metabolism After 40
When it comes to weight loss, are you a “slow loser”? Are you over age 40 — or does your metabolism just think you are? If you feel like your metabolic rate is slowing making those extra pounds...
Sep 4, 2018 4:46 pm
Omega-6 Fats: The ‘Forbidden’ Fats You Should Never Stop Eating
Imagine losing up to a pound a day by eating your favorite fats. Sound far-fetched? These are the reports I get from those on my new program. My book, Radical Metabolism, discusses the secrets of...
Sep 3, 2018 5:30 pm
7 Genius Hacks That Trick Your Brain into Eating Less Without You Even Trying
As summer winds dow, and you're ready to get back on track after all those indulgent barbecue parties. Luckily, you can actually train your brain to work with you in this effort with a few simple...
Aug 29, 2018 3:00 pm
Weight-Loss Drug Is Safe for the Heart — And It Actually Works, Study Suggests
If you're interested in trying lorcaserin for weight loss, we have some good news for you: Recent research found that this weight-loss drug was not linked with any increased risk of heart problems,...
Aug 21, 2018 7:00 pm
Where Does Fat Go When You Lose Weight?
Have you ever wondered “Where does fat go when you lose weight?” You could be mistaken for believing it leaves the body as poop or urine — at least, that's what many people think is what happens to...
Aug 20, 2018 1:00 pm
Why the 'Dutch Diet' Is Good for Your Waistline — And Your Brain
The Dutch diet has been making headlines ever since exciting news about its possible health benefits came out earlier this summer. A June 2018 study of 4,447 Dutch people found that those who...
Aug 19, 2018 2:00 pm
The Warrior Diet Is Intermittent Fasting for Those Who Love Eating at Night
As you might guess from the name, the warrior diet is not for the faint of heart. But if you're someone who has experience with intermittent fasting and you love to eat at night, it just might be...
Aug 16, 2018 3:01 pm
Pre-Meal Rituals Can Help You Lose Weight — If You Pick the Right Ones
If you're wondering how to eat less during meals, the surprising solution might involve counting — but not calorie counting, as you'd imagine. New research shows that following other specific...
Aug 15, 2018 12:00 pm
Drinking Tomato Juice on a Daily Basis Can Help Kick Belly Fat to the Curb
Belly fat is a notoriously tricky issue to solve, even if you’re someone who’s incredibly vigilant about your diet and exercise. Our tummies just love to cling onto those extra inches, don't they?...
Aug 14, 2018 4:00 pm
A 12-Hour Fast Could Help With Weight Loss and Gut Health — If You Pick Your Times Wisely
If you're interested in trying intermittent fasting for the first time, the "8 'til 8 rule" might be a good place to start. We know intermittent fasting can seem a bit intimidating: The 16:8 diet...
Aug 14, 2018 1:37 pm
Paleo Not Working? Try the Pegan Diet Instead
If you want to lose weight but find the paleo diet too restrictive, you may consider the pegan diet as an option instead. Designed by Dr. Oz, the Pegan 365 diet has been touted as a way to eat...
Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am
10 Foods That Fill You Up for Fewer Calories — And Actually Taste Good
The secret to losing weight may have been hiding inside low energy-dense foods this whole time. Although the idea of eating less food for weight loss is popular, recent research from the University...
Aug 13, 2018 2:25 pm
The Eat-Stop-Eat Diet Is a Fasting Plan for People Who Refuse to Give Up Their Favorite Foods
If you want to lose weight without giving up all your favorite foods, you might consider the Eat-Stop-Eat diet. A form of intermittent fasting that involves fasting up to two times per week, Eat...
Aug 7, 2018 4:00 pm
Oolong Tea Can Help You Shed Pounds and Deal With Your Pesky Belly Bloat
Green tea has been celebrated as a super-slimming sip for years, with studies showing it can rev metabolism and turn off fat storage. So, when you think of tea for weight loss, green tea is...
Jul 31, 2018 1:48 pm
Should You Really Drink Pickle Juice to Lose Weight?
You may have heard recently about a strange new trend: drinking pickle juice for weight loss. (Yes, really.) Sure, we love the taste of a fermented cucumber in its tasty rind, but why on earth...
Jul 26, 2018 3:23 pm
The 5:2 Diet Helps You Lose Weight and Body Fat — If You Do It Properly
If you want to lose weight but can't stand the thought of giving up your favorite foods every day, you might consider the 5:2 diet as a possible option. A form of intermittent fasting that calls...
Jul 24, 2018 5:03 pm
Trying the 16:8 Diet? These Are the Foods That'll Keep You Happy and Full While You Fast
If you're trying to lose weight but can't bear to say goodbye to your favorite foods, you might consider the 16:8 diet as an option. A form of intermittent fasting that limits your time period of...
Jul 23, 2018 11:37 am
Fitness Guru Kathy Smith Reveals Her Tips for Looking and Feeling Great
In First For Women’s exclusive cover story, fitness guru Kathy Smith, 66, reveals her hydrating secrets in order to make weight loss effortless. A recent study has emerged from Harvard University...
Jul 20, 2018 2:03 pm
How the F-Factor Diet Uses 'Cracker Pizzas' and Wine to Slim Down Your Waist
Dieting can be difficult, especially if you've decided to do it all on your own. But a little helpful advice, a few recipes, and a couple of success stories can go a long way. That's why we decided...
Jun 27, 2018 5:47 pm
Does Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda Really Help With Weight Loss?
An apple cider vinegar and baking soda mixture might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re trying to lose weight or improve the condition of your hair or skin, but many people swear...
Jun 13, 2018 1:05 pm
How to Cook Rice So It Has Half the Calories
Cutting calories, like taking the stairs and getting enough sleep, is just one part of an overall healthy lifestyle. But there’s no denying that cutting calories can be a challenge to stick to,...
Jun 11, 2018 11:13 am
Carrie Underwood's Beauty Routine Is so Effective People Think She's Had Plastic Surgery
When she won American Idol in 2005, Carrie Underwood was just 22 years old. Yet somehow, 13 years later, she looks younger than she did when we first met her! Despite suffering a nasty fall last...
Jun 7, 2018 5:00 pm
Kelly Clarkson Gets Real About Her Recent Weight Loss: 'I'm Not Working Out!'
Singer Kelly Clarkson is beyond beautiful at any size, but the mom of two has recently shed a few pounds — and now she's revealed the secret to her weight loss. "I’m not working out! I think people...
Jun 6, 2018 5:00 pm
9 Filling Foods to Help You Forget Snack Cravings
Believe it or not, some of the most filling foods are delicious enough to make you forget cookies and chips. From tasty fruits to savory cuts of meat, these satisyfing options can help you tame...
Jun 4, 2018 7:00 am
7 Sneaky Tricks That Take the Misery Out of Dieting
Dieting truly doesn't have to be miserable — and slimming down shouldn't limit your dinner options to one dish (aka grilled chicken and a side of veggies). In hopes of helping you achieve a trimmer...
Jun 2, 2018 9:00 am
An 18-Minute At-Home Workout to Target Your Worst Trouble Zones
Tell us if this sounds familiar: You have every intention of squeezing in more exercise — especially with the summer months upon us — but you never seem to find time to make it to the gym. Not to...
Jun 1, 2018 5:00 pm
'Even Long Dresses Couldn’t Hide the Truth': Former Mennonite Reveals How She Went From 410 to 135 Pounds
Jennifer Butters, 51, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, is a mom of five and a weight-loss coach. She appeared on the TODAY show's Joy Fit Club with Joy Bauer to share how she went from weighing 410 pounds...
May 29, 2018 6:00 pm
9 Fat-Burning Foods That Taste Good — And Actually Work
Ah, the early days of summer. With Memorial Day barbecues now behind us, it's a time when many of us feel the pressure to drop a few pounds before we try to squeeze into last-year's swimsuit or...