Diet & Weight Loss

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Dr. Travis Stork: 6 Weight-Loss Facts You Always Get Wrong

Can artificial sweeteners really make you fat? Should you shun fat-free dairy? The cohost of the… >>

21-Day Tummy: Your Weight-Loss Questions, Answered!

To celebrate the release of 21-Day Tummy, our new diet and weight-loss book, I hosted a Facebook… >>

Get a 21-Day Tummy! How to Shrink and Soothe Your Stomach

Best-selling author Liz Vaccariello describes the new 21-Day Tummy plan that remedies digestive… >>

The 7 Best Foods for Your Belly

These foods can help you beat inflammation and imbalanced gut flora, so you can soothe and shrink… >>

The 7 Worst Foods for Your Belly

These "belly bullies" are most likely to challenge to your digestive system, throw your gut… >>

21-Day Tummy Diet Success Stories

Our testers collectively lost 90 pounds and 29 belly inches in just three weeks on the 21-Day Tummy… >>

Weird News From the Weight Loss World
Weird News From the Weight Loss World

Sometimes weight loss doesn't work the way we think it will. Here is a small sampling of some… >>

Are Toxic Chemicals Making Us Fat?
Are Toxic Chemicals Making Us Fat?

How concerned should we all be about toxic chemicals like BPA (bisphenol-A)? The answer? Very… >>

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips From the Pros

As parties push eggnog and Christmas cookies, Nutrisystem nutrition experts field hundreds of calls… >>

Soothe and Shrink Your Belly: Our 21-Day Tummy Diet Plan

The Reader's Digest book 21-Day Tummy contains the exclusive meal plan, recipes, and workout that… >>

New High-Tech Ways to Whittle Your Waistline

Use these smart technology innovations to whittle your waistline and get fit without even trying. >>

10 Modern Weight-Loss Lessons From William Howard Taft’s Obesity Struggle

Newly discovered letters between America's heaviest president and his physician reveal some… >>

The Digest Diet Kicks Off 2013 With a Big Win for Weight Loss
The Digest Diet Kicks Off 2013 With a Big Win for Weight Loss

Sure, I'm a little biased because I work at Reader's Digest and have seen my incredible co-worker… >>

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… >>

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… >>

Men: Try This Simple Health Check...And No Laughing
Men: Try This Simple Health Check…And No Laughing

Okay, men: Stand up straight, look down and tell us what you see. If you can’t see your… >>

Finally: A Scale That Doesn't Weigh You Down!
Finally: A Scale That Doesn’t Weigh You Down!

Dieters can become obsessed with "the number" we see when we step on the scale to measure our… >>

Dr. Oz to Governors: Have More Sex, Eat More Nuts, Start Potato Chip Buyback Programs
Dr. Oz to Governors: Have More Sex, Eat More Nuts, Start Potato Chip Buyback Programs

Mehmet Oz, MD, certainly spiced up the National Governor Association’s annual winter meeting… >>

7 Signs You Could Be Addicted to Food
7 Signs You Could Be Addicted to Food

Food addiction is a hot—and controversial—topic in the weight loss and brain science… >>

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How to Dress to Look Thinner

According to Stacy London, cohost of TLC's What Not to Wear, it's easy to look 10 or 15 pounds… >>