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14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

Strawberries Up Close<p><b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>Certain non-starchy fruits and vegetables won't cause you to gain weight no matter how much of them you</b> …

7 Changes to Make if You Want to Lose 20 Pounds or More

Sometimes those "last five pounds" aren't the issue.<p>As exciting as it can be to think about slipping back into your favorite summer dress 20 pounds lighter and feeling healthier, the immediate question of “How the hell do I actually lose the weight?” can be straight-up scary.<p>Take a deep breath. …

Fitness

18 Seriously Helpful Tips For Healthy Weight Loss

No more gimmicks. Here's how to keep the weight off long-term.<p><i>This piece was originally published by Berkeley Wellness.</i><p>Fad diets tend to have lots of very restrictive or complex rules, which give the impression that they carry scientific heft, when, in reality, the reason they often work (at least …

6 Healthy Foods That Naturally Suppress Your Appetite | Women's Health

The good news is that several new studies have identified compounds in certain foods that trigger the release of hormones in the stomach that help you feel full. They can also set off neurotransmitters in the brain that suppress appetite and reduce cravings. Eating more of these foods can help keep …

Women's Health

Exercise 1 Goblet Squat<p><b>Why it's perfect for you:</b> This squat variation (my hands-down fave!) hits your quads like most others but also focuses on the glutes, hamstrings, and core-stabilizing muscles, which tend to be weaker in women.<p>Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding the end of …

This 5-Minute Workout Video Will Make You Burn Calories Like Crazy

Quick cardio = very possibly the best cardio<p>Tired of slogging away on the treadmill for 40, 50, 60 minutes at a time? The cardio workout in the video below—led by <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>—requires no equipment and hardly any space. …

Exercise

10 best foods for weight loss

Looking to keep the extra winter kilograms at bay? Here is a selection of the 10 best fruits and vegetables to maintain that hard-earned figure.<p><b>1.</b> …

Nutrition

10 Simple Steps to Crush Hunger and Lose Weight

Slim down and feel more satisfied with these smart weight loss tips<p>Want a trimmer body and a more balanced mood? End that gnawing sensation in your stomach with 10 simple solutions for feeling fuller and more gratified.<p>Enjoy the Spice of Life<p>Top your omelet with hot sauce and splash sriracha on …

4 Ways to De-Bloat During Breakfast

Beat puffiness first thing in the a.m. with these tricks.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>After a long weekend of fun, food, cocktails, or all of the above, you can wake up feeling like a giant marshmallow. Although eating or drinking anything else might be the last …

Breakfast

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Get total-body toning in no time with this incredible (and incredibly smart) workout designed by Craig Ballantyne, certified trainer and author of Turbulence Training<p>Toning every inch of your body in less than 10 minutes sounds like something you can only achieve with the help of Photoshop, right? …

Workouts

18 Foods That Help Fight PMS

And we're not talking about curling up with a box of cookies.<p>PMS has a bad reputation with very good reason. Bloating, headaches, moodiness—even if you don't experience them all, it only takes one symptom to throw off your whole day. But there are actually a ton of foods that can provide you with …

Nutrition

7 Ways to Make Losing Weight Easier

A.K.A., how to remove willpower from your healthy-eating equation.<p>A whopping 68 percent of women believe that willpower is the most important factor for losing weight, according to a new Institute for Wellness Education report. And while there's no denying that willpower plays a role in eating …

Nutrition

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

14 Ways to Cut Portions Without Feeling Hungry

To lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you consume, which inevitably means one thing: portion control. But you're not necessarily doomed …

7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss

And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!

Weight Loss

6 Secrets to Getting Up for Morning Workouts

How to rise and shine…then rock that a.m. sweat session<p>We concede: throwing off your warm, cozy covers on bone-chilling winter mornings so you can hit the treadmill or sweat through Zumba class can be torturous. But it's totally worth the pain. That's because research suggests the early morning …

Fitness

Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

11 tips that make burning fat easier than ever<p>You may not realize it, but while you're bumming it on the couch catching up on <i>New Girl</i>, your body is working hard to help you burn calories. How is that even possible? Your sweet, sweet metabolism. The cool part: You can speed it up to ensure it's …

Fitness

The 9 Most Helpful Weight-Loss Tips of 2013

Check out the most fascinating science-based tricks from the past year

Weight Loss

5 Easy Ways to Start Losing Weight NOW

In a perfect world, just talking about your fat-melting goals would burn mucho calories. Since that doesn't work, here's a plan that does<p>A new Gallup survey found that a full 51 percent of adults are hoping to drop pounds—yet only about half of them say they are truly doing something to downsize. …

Fitness

5 Moves that Make You Stronger, FAST

Hold it right there! These isometric moves only LOOK easy<p>Isometric exercises, in which you hold a position perfectly still for a few seconds, trigger a ton of activity in your muscles—a real boon to boosting strength and endurance. (Just think how quickly you feel it in your biceps when carrying a …

Workouts

How To Maximize Your Willpower (And Be In Control Of Every Decision)

We may <i>know</i> powerfully and innately what's most important to us, but when it comes to <i>acting</i> on our deepest values, many of us tend to get in our own way.<p>Self-control is something we all struggle with at one point or another, but it's an important key to both success and happiness. Lacking willpower …

The 10 Commandments of Snacking

Brush up on your snacking smarts to control your appetite and keep your diet on track<p><i>By Emily Bibb for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Snacking not only wards off hanger (hungry anger), it can fill the holes in your daily nutrition and weight-loss goals too. But since healthy snacking is all about the right …

Fitness

The Healthy Snack That Crushes Cravings

Nosh on this to help keep your appetite under control<p>When 3 p.m. rolls around, what can you reach for that won't derail your healthy diet? Almonds may help you feel full without packing on pounds, according to a new study published in the October issue of the <i>European Journal of Clinical …

7 Flat Belly Food Tricks

7 super easy tips for how to slim down stat<p>1. Eat Dessert<p>Yes, always. "A small amount can signal that the meal is over," says Barbara Rolls, PhD, author of The Volumetrics Eating Plan. She ends her meals with a piece of high-quality chocolate.<p>2. Get a Mustache<p>Consuming 1,800 milligrams of calcium a …

Nutrition

The Weird Way Peanut Butter Might Help Diagnose Alzheimer's. Yes, Peanut Butter!

Cue a boatload of peanut butter sales! According to brand-new research, scientists think there might be a new test to determine whether or not you might have early-stage Alzheimer's, and it involves just two ingredients: a ruler and a scoop of peanut butter.<p>Researchers at the University of …

Top 10 Money Tips You Shouldn't Ignore

With all the personal finance advice out there, it can get pretty overwhelming. But there are some fundamental principles that you shouldn't …

10 Best Fitness Foods For Women

Add these super foods to your diet for a better workout and even better results<p><b>Avocados</b>The cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated fat in these green health bombs can help keep your body strong and pain free. University of Buffalo researchers found that competitive women runners who ate less than 20 …

Nutrition

13 Comfort Foods That Burn Fat

They're called "comfort" foods for a reason—they bring back warm memories, tickle your taste buds, and soothe your soul. Though some comfort foods …