Diet & Weight Loss

New: The Fat Fighting Food You Haven't Heard Of
New: The Fat Fighting Food You Haven’t Heard Of

Salmon for its omega-3s. Avocados for their healthy fats. Nuts for their protein. And the… >>

The Worst Day to Buy Salad for Lunch Is …
The Worst Day to Buy Salad for Lunch Is …

Monday—if you’re concerned about long lines at the salad shop, that is. Salad chains tend to… >>

Fast Fitness Quiz: What Works Best to Get You Moving?
Fast Fitness Quiz: What Works Best to Get You Moving?

Convincing you to walk more, even if you are already a regular walker, takes more than just… >>

Study: Cake with Breakfast? You'll Lose More Weight
Study: Cake with Breakfast? You’ll Lose More Weight

As a health book editor, I'm always on the lookout for new diet ideas, so a study presented last… >>

What's Your Walking IQ?
What’s Your Walking IQ?

Test your walking knowledge: Whether you're strolling for exercise or for weight loss, you'll learn… >>

New Obesity Pill: A Miracle Drug?
New Obesity Pill: A Miracle Drug?

Last week the FDA approved Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s pill Belviq to treat obesity when combined… >>

Quiz: Do You Fall for Portion Distortion?
Quiz: Do You Fall for Portion Distortion?

In a world of 44-ounce Big Gulps and restaurant entrees that can be triple a healthy serving size… >>

10 Healthy Fast Food Choices that Satisfy Any Cravings
10 Healthy Fast Food Choices that Satisfy Any Cravings

Next time you're facing down a fast food craving, know which choice is better for your health. >>

Food Fight Quiz: Processed vs. Fresh
Food Fight Quiz: Processed vs. Fresh

Your health care provider, mom and common sense may have always told you that farm-fresh foods beat… >>

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20 New Ways to Get Energy for Life!

We asked top health pros to sift through the year's most promising research news for the one change… >>