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How Does Alcohol Affect Weight Loss?

June 12, 2018

Drinking alcohol is a favorite pastime for humans, both socially and culturally. Some studies suggest that alcohol can have health benefits. For example, red wine may lower [...]

11 Simple Swaps for Dramatic Weight Loss

May 8, 2018

Instead of dishing up a cup of cream of broccoli soup, which has 180 calories and 7 grams of fat, choose a bowl of chicken vegetable soup instead. You get just 75 calories [...]

40 Ways to Lose Your Gut by Summer

May 1, 2018

Once the balmy summer months roll along, most of us dream of strutting down the beach like its a runway and donning that vibrant sundress that hugs you in all the right [...]

Can a Good Marriage Help Keep You Thin?

March 16, 2018

Over the years, researchers have found more than a few health benefits associated with a supportive marriage, from a longer life to a lower risk of heart attacks. When it [...]

Can Eating Fruit Help You Lose Weight?

February 9, 2018

Here’s some good news if you love berries, pears and apples: Ditching fruit isn’t necessary to lose weight. It’s also not smart. Yes, fruit contains carbs and [...]

Is Weight Gain Contagious?

February 2, 2018

In the long list of things that you can spread to your friends—the flu, yawning, bad moods—a few extra pounds usually doesn’t rank. But researchers have found that [...]

Reverse Holiday Weight Gain in 1 Week

January 3, 2018

If you’re emerging from the holidays having put on a little weight, you’re not alone: the average person gains about a pound between Thanksgiving and New [...]