Andrea K

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This Is How I Lost Over 100 Pounds — Without "Going on a Diet"

People ask me all the time how I lost over 100 pounds. What did you eat? What did you do exercise-wise? Well, to be completely honest, I never went on a diet. When it came to my eating, it was about learning about portion control, quality of food, and knowing when you need to satisfy a craving. It …

Fitness

When Fasting, Does Your Body Use Fat or Muscle First?

During the first few hours of a fast, your body gets its fuel from glycogen stores in your liver and muscles; the glycogen is broken down into …

Nutrition

What Is Intermittent Fasting? A Beginner's Guide to Burning More Fat | Inc.com

For more than a year, I've been following an intermittent fasting eating regimen. I use the word <i>regimen</i> because intermittent fasting is not a diet, at least in a "consume less calories" way. Intermittent fasting is all about <i>when</i> you eat, not what you eat.<p>Even though I'm usually up by 4:30 or 5 …

Holistic Medicine

Infographic: How to Win Friends & Influence People

<i>Originally Posted by</i> <i>Jackie Blum</i> <i>on</i> <i>her personal blog</i><i>.</i><p>Last month, I read <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> by Dale Carnegie. I loved the book. It …

Self-improvement

10 Ways You’re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be

1. You ascribe intent.<p>Another driver cut you off. Your friend never texted you back. Your co-worker went to lunch without you. Everyone can find a …

Maybe this is why you can't lose the weight

After decades of pushing single plans and products that didn't prove effective for a large chunk of the population, the health and wellness industry is finally zeroing in on more precise solutions tailored to the individual.<p>Here's a look at some of the latest programs, tools and products designed …

Gut Microbiome and Wellness

Conflicting food advice is now obsolete<p>Discover what's happening inside your gut and get a personalized action plan to fix it.<p>Get Started<p>AS FEATURED …

The One Vitamin You Should Take Before 10 A.M. For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

There’s an important reason why certain vitamins and supplements must be taken before breakfast. “If taken on an empty stomach, your body will absorb …

Nutrition

Scientists discovered a new way to lose weight, if only you can tweak this one brain cell

A new study has found something remarkable: the activation of a particular type of immune cell in the brain can, on its own, lead to obesity in mice. This striking result provides the strongest demonstration yet that brain inflammation may be a cause, rather than a consequence, of obesity. It also …

Make-up artist to the stars lost 30kg in 30 weeks

WHEN her little weight loss e-book started going nuts around the world, make-up artist to the stars Bernadette Fisers set her sights on the agents …

There's some strange evidence to support the theory that diets are just placebos

Of course, that hasn't stopped us from trying: There's the Atkins diet, the all-cabbage diet, the morning-banana diet, the werewolf diet, the Israeli army diet, the Master Cleanse, the Zone, the charcoal cleanse, the alkaline diet, and the baby-food diet, and (my favorite) the Hollywood cookie …

A former stockbroker turned personal trainer tells us why eating 2 meals a day is the best way to lose weight and feel less hungry

He quit the banking world and went traveling around South America, which is where he accidentally fell into intermittent fasting.<p>While doing lots of hiking in Brazil, he told Business Insider: "I was trying to save time and money so I started eating one or one and a half meals a day."<p>He discovered …

Suspended – Medium

A Guide to Trendy Beauty Techniques Like Tontouring and Squinching

Even though we're the go-to girls for beauty knowledge amongst our friends, it can still be a struggle to keep up with all the trendy techniques. First there was strobing, then there was clown contouring, then there was multimasking . . . it's kind of exhausting to keep track! If you, too, are …

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

30 *Insanely* Healthy Recipes That Are Delicious

With work, school, and a social life, eating healthy is H A R D. After a long day, you just want a filling meal that won’t make you look full. We get it. Luckily for you, it’s now easier than ever to eat healthy. Read on for 30 light and healthy meals that will help you feel good inside and out.<p><b>1.</b></b> …

Healthy Eating

Dinner's Covered: Our One-Week Paleo Meal Planner

The main reason people abandon a new diet or eating style? Not knowing what to eat to stay on track. Sure, the first few weeks are totally …

Healthy Eating

23 Surprising Weight-Loss Tips That Are Actually Doable

RIP elimination diets, quick fixes, and detoxes.

'I could barely go up a flight of stairs': How surgery helped her lose 150 pounds

Christine Carter, 28, is a weight-loss success story, but her journey to a happy, healthy weight might look a bit different than most people's paths. And that's totally fine with her.<p>In August 2014, Carter underwent laparoscopic gastric sleeve resection surgery, and to date, has lost 150 pounds and …

Top 10 Rules For Guaranteed Weight Loss: Part 1

If you’re reading this you probably want 1 of 2 things:<p>Get skinny (ladies, holla!)<br>• Get ripped (dudes, sup?)<p>Both of these goals have one thing in …

A Neuroscientist Tackles 'Why Diets Make Us Fat'

When Sandra Aamodt talks about dieting, people listen ... or, they stick their fingers in their ears and go la, la, la. Aamodt's neuroscientific take on why diets backfire is that divisive.<p>Aamodt is a neuroscientist, book author and former editor of a leading brain research journal. She also has …

Weight Loss

Why It’s Hard to Lose Weight—and Why Most Diets Fail

Diets come, and diets go—but one saying seems to persist: Weight loss depends on calories in versus calories out. According to Dr. Laura …

What the Media Always Gets Wrong About Weight Loss

If you’re one of the millions of people struggling to lose weight, the latest news probably isn't helping your motivation much. I’m talking about two …

Want to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids? Here are 7 Things to Teach Them About Good Relationships | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i><p>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i><p>Step 3: <i>To develop</i> …

Parenting

6 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out Of Your Marriage

"All relationships need tuning up from time to time."<p>When your spouse isn't interested in doing the "work" of marriage, it's easy to feel powerless. But all isn't lost, said Jeannie Ingram, a couples therapist based in Nashville, Tennessee.<p>"The relationship doesn't have to end," she told HuffPost. …

8 Signs She's Your Future Ex-Wife

Or he's your future ex-husband.<p>On the surface she may seem perfect for you -- but dig a little deeper and you'll find that's <i>definitely</i> not the case. That instant physical attraction isn't enough to sustain a long-lasting relationship.<p>Below, experts share eight signs your Mr. or Ms. Right is all …

I've spent years trying to get skinny. Oprah's Weight Watchers ads convinced me to stop. - Vox

Oprah's Weight Watchers commercials are everywhere. Last October Oprah bought a 10 percent stake in the company and joined its board. Now she's appearing in ads where she tells us that "inside every overweight woman is the woman she knows she can be."<p>If this were true, it would totally explain why …

A psychologist reveals the biggest predictor of happiness — and it's not money

H. Michael Miley / Flickr<p>When psychologist Arthur Aron was a graduate student in the 1960s, he was looking around for something to study for his …