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Diet and Fitness

How to Succeed on The FastDiet Plan

No Comments 21 February 2013

A revolutionary new diet that's a big hit in the U.K. is now coming to America. The plan? Eating normally five days a week (whatever you want!) and fasting for two nonconsecutive days (500-600 calories per day) is said to help you lose weight quickly and easily. Here's how to get started on The FastDiet by Dr. Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer.

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10 Easy Ways to Stop Food Cravings

No Comments 03 January 2013

Starting the New Year off with a fresh, healthier eating routine? When the resolution fades, don’t succumb to that bag of chips! In The DASH Diet for Weight Loss, Thomas Moore, M.D. shares 10 ways to stick to your diet at home.

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DASH Diet Recipe: Fruity Chicken Stir-Fry

No Comments 13 July 2012

This fruit-based stir-fry has only 330 calories, plus one fruit and one veggie serving. You can easily make it vegetarian, too. Get on your healthy eating plan with this low-fat recipe from the top-rated The DASH Diet for Weight Loss, by Thomas J. Moore, M.D.

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Spinning is a fun fitness activity like Zumba and Pilates that can get you inspired and help you get fit for spring 2012

No Excuses: 5 Ways to Get Fit for Spring

No Comments 24 January 2012

The winter months divide us into two types of people: the fit and the unfit. Fit people keep moving no matter what. They don't use the dreary cold months to deter them from reaching their health goals. Unfit people make excuses. But even a person who claims to be totally uninterested in exercising can find something that excites them enough to get moving.

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New Atkins Diet recipe for Peppery-Spicy Baby Back Ribs

New Atkins Recipe: Peppery-Spicy Baby Back Ribs

No Comments 03 January 2012

Baby back ribs are thicker and juicier, and a spice rub doesn't overwhelm the pork. Bake or grill for maximum flavor. From The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook.

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The 10 Commandments of Weight Loss for Life

No Comments 28 December 2011

Before you make your New Year's resolutions, remember: A series of small lifestyle changes can help you lose weight—and keep it off for good. Learn how to stop dieting and make honest behavioral moves that will keep you slim. From Keri Gans, MS, RD, CDN, author of The Small Change Diet: 10 Steps to a Thinner, Healthier You.

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How to Beat Holiday Bulge with Simple Salad Tricks

No Comments 01 November 2011

This is the time to pay penance for Halloween candy sins and still clean up your act before the holiday bulge threatens to derail your diet. The first thing to do is bulk up on your veggie intake, especially in the form of appetite-squelching salads. Hate low-cal dressing? Think you don't have time to make salads? Think again, says Keri Gans, MS, RD, CDN, author of The Small Change Diet: 10 Steps to a Thinner, Healthier You.

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Alcoholic drinks can derail your diet unless you find low-calorie cocktails

Don’t Derail Your Diet: Get Creative with Low-Calorie Cocktails

2 Comments 30 June 2011

Talk about a buzzkill: When you’re dieting and watching your weight, it's easy to overlook the impact alcohol has on your daily calorie count. But alcohol can be a major factor in weight gain, and even one tiny cocktail can sabotage your hard work elsewhere.

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Stay fit while working with simple exercises you can do at your desk

How to Avoid Workplace Weight Gain

1 Comment 23 June 2011

A new study confirms the rather obvious relationship between an increase in desk jobs and the U.S.’s rapidly rising obesity rate. But while it's easy to target less "work" at work as a problem, it's more important to determine what you can do to stop packing on the pounds while sitting at your computer.

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Skinny Your Sushi: What to Eat When Dining Out

No Comments 21 June 2011

If you love sushi, you don’t have to give it up -- but keep in mind that while fish is healthy, the calories in this cuisine vary depending on how it’s prepared. Here’s how to have your sushi and eat it, too, from Keri Gans, MS, RD, CDN, author of The Small Change Diet: 10 Steps to a Thinner, Healthier You.

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Mixing up your fitness regimen with cross training activities like spinning is helpful for breaking a plateau

Break through Your Workout Plateau

2 Comments 20 June 2011

The pounds have been steadily dropping for months and you've never felt better. But then suddenly, out of nowhere, you’re stuck: The number on the scale hasn’t budged, and you’re frustrated. What gives? You’ve kept the same fitness regimen, so the weight loss should continue to be the same too, right? Wrong.

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Lose the baby weight with Alison Sweeney

The Ultimate 60-Minute Treadmill Workout for New Moms

1 Comment 14 June 2011

This focused, effective workout will make you sweat -- and help you get you back to your pre-pregnancy weight in no time. From The Mommy Diet: A Month-by-Month Plan for a Healthy Body and Mind Before, During, and After Pregnancy, by Alison Sweeney, host of The Biggest Loser.

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Health and Wellness

6 Ways to Beat Morning Sickness

No Comments 11 June 2011

These tried-and-true strategies will help you cope with pregnancy-related nausea, says Alison Sweeney, host of The Biggest Loser and author of The Mommy Diet: A Month-by-Month Plan for a Healthy Body and Mind Before, During, and After Pregnancy.

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Working out during warm weather can be dangerous

Should You Work Out on a Hot Day?

No Comments 08 June 2011

While summer is a great time to kick your fitness goals into high gear, it's not always easy--or safe--to exercise in the heat. As the seasons change, your workouts should, too.

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