How Real People Lost Half Their Body Weight

All weight loss is inspiring, but imagine slicing the number you see on the scale in half. That’s what we call extreme weight loss. If you’ve always wanted to achieve such significant weight loss but have no idea where to…

The Reason Most People Diet Isn't Weight Loss

“I can’t eat that, I’m on a diet.” How many times have you heard yourself, or a friend, utter that phrase? With Paleo, Whole30, and keto stealing the diet scene, it’s abnormal if you’re not following a certain eating routine at…

20 Reasons to Lose 20 Pounds By Summer

You know that dream you had as a kid where you’re standing in front of a crowded room in only your underwear? The adult, real-life version of that trauma is standing on a beach looking frumpy in your swimsuit. The…

The 1-day ‘Cleanse’ That Won’t Make You Hangry

One of the most valuable things Debbie Kim, an acupuncturist, herbalist, and nutritionist, has taught me is that a purification process (what others may refer to as a cleanse or detox) can be a glorious recharge button that wipes the…

Healthy Mediterranean Flatbreads to Satisfy Your Pizza Cravings

Who's up for a pizza night? These Mediterranean flatbreads will satisfy your hankering for pizza, minus all of the grease. Plus, they're ready in 20 minutes flat. (Here are eight more healthy pizza alternatives.) Made with artichoke hearts, avocado, and…

Your Perfect Body Game Plan for 2018

Let’s not kid each other: as much as we hit the gym to feel awesome, live longer, compete with our buddies, relieve stress, and, of course, have a damn good time slinging giant pieces of steel, it doesn’t hurt that working…

Why Losing Weight Doesn’t Always Lead to Body Confidence

At her highest weight of 263 pounds, Leah K. didn't think she could be more unhappy with her body. The 33-year-old had been battling her weight her entire adult life. And despite her best efforts to exercise and eat healthfully,…

The Nutrition Plan to Lose the Last Few Pounds

People who are trying to lose weight often confront the same problem: They lose enough weight to get close to their goals, and then their progress totally stalls. They wind up stonewalled, five pounds short of their ideal body weight.…

5 Simple Mindfulness Tricks to Eat Less

Choosing what foods go on your plate isn’t any more important than how you eat them. In fact, focusing on the food in front of you and avoiding distractions—aka eating mindfully—is a growing trend that can help you lose weight…

The Odd Link Between Belly Fat and Vitamin D

Fast foods, potato chips, and diet soda all lead to obesity, but now a new analysis shows a surprising link between vitamin D and and belly fat. After analyzing data from the Netherlands Epidemiology of Obesity study, researchers from VU…