Diet & Weight Loss

Quiz: Know How to Maintain a Healthy Weight?
Quiz: Know How to Maintain a Healthy Weight?

Part 6 of our 8-part series: Take this fun quiz, and learn the Secrets of Healthy Americans, based… >>

readers digest logo
What Is the Digest Diet?

Editor Liz Vaccariello reveals the breakthrough science behind the Digest Diet and its healthy… >>

The Best, Proven Ways to Keep Off Holiday Party Pounds
The Best, Proven Ways to Keep Off Holiday Party Pounds

We all know that holiday parties can detour your road to weight-loss progress: Here are my favorite… >>

5 Non-Food Ways to Boost Your Mood
5 Non-Food Ways to Boost Your Mood

Use these simple techniques to kick cravings and cheer up without reaching for food. >>

life of a fat cell
Weight-Loss Story: A Day in the Life of a Fat Cell

A talkative bit of blubber exposes the surprising ways we steer the body wrong. >>

Sharon Osbourne's Top 3 Diet Secrets
Sharon Osbourne’s Top 3 Diet Secrets

We spoke with TV star Sharon Osbourne, who recently shed 23 pounds in six weeks, to find out her… >>

tricks for a skinnier halloween, candy corn
11 of the Best Diet Tricks for a Skinnier Halloween

Don’t be frightened by candy temptation. Just try some of these expert secrets to pick healthy… >>

signs your diet won't work, frozen meal
8 Clear Signs that You’re on a Bad Diet

Is your weight-loss plan too good to be true? Watch for these less-expected red flags that could… >>

calcium-rich fat burning foods, almonds
11 Calcium-Rich Foods That Are Natural Fat Burners

It's easy to get more fat-burning calcium into your diet—and, unlike your mother told you, it… >>

diet traps, restriction
7 Shocking Diet Traps Even Experts Fall For

We asked nutritionists to fess up the eating and weight-loss mistakes they see other health pros… >>

Digest Diet Success Story: “My Blood Sugar Dropped 105 Points!”
Digest Diet Success Story: “My Blood Sugar Dropped 105 Points!”

How's this for inspiring?: Schoolteacher Janet Smallwood dramatically lowered her blood sugar and… >>

19 Ways to Torch 200 Calories
19 Ways to Torch 200 Calories

Losing weight doesn't have to be a major undertaking. We found 19 easy ways to burn calories that… >>

healthier salads
6 Surprising Salad Tricks to Help You Lose More Weight

Use these healthy salad ideas to release more fat with these key, sometimes counterintuitive salad… >>

Weight Loss Success Story:
Weight Loss Success Story: “My Family Lost 111 Pounds on the Digest Diet!”

The Tisher family was stuck in a cycle of fat creep that it couldn’t break. Mom Shannon, 35… >>

19 Weight Loss Secrets From Around the World
19 Weight Loss Secrets From Around the World

We've collected ingenious tips from 19 countries, asking leading nutritionists and Reader's… >>

How Paula Deen Lost 30 Pounds
How Paula Deen Lost 30 Pounds

The Food Network star’s controversial type 2 diabetes diagnosis triggered a slew of questions… >>

things making you fat
8 Things That Are Making You Fat

If you're logging hours in the gym to no avail on the scale, it's time to rethink your game plan… >>

The Best Way to Lose Weight: Strength in Numbers
The Best Way to Lose Weight: Strength in Numbers

With a global obesity epidemic sweeping the nation and quickly replacing tobacco as the biggest… >>

Mindful Eating: Less Food, More Satiety
Mindful Eating: Less Food, More Satiety

We’re conditioned to constantly overeat, but these simple tricks from the book ‘Eating… >>

Digest Diet Success Stories: Before and After Weight-Loss Photos
Digest Diet Success Stories: Before and After Weight-Loss Photos

To prove the effectiveness of the Digest Diet, we put a dozen panelists with different weight-loss… >>