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Not All Calories are Created Equal

Some calories weigh more than others and can stall weight loss<p>If you’ve been trying to lose some weight in the off-season, you’ve probably heard this rule: It’s just a matter of calories in, calories out. That is, simply burn more calories than you consume, and the pounds will melt off. Right? …

7 simple weight-loss foods

Looking to lose weight? You’re not alone. With the majority of Americans wanting to slim down, it’s all too common to hear what you should cut out of your diet to drop a few pounds. For a refreshing change, check out these seven simple foods that you can add to your diet for a tasty way to help …

How to Bounce Back After a Food Binge

Hey, it happens to the best of us. But the real problem is usually what happens after—in our body and our mind.<p>Are you filled with regret, dejectedly pondering starting a juice cleanse? Or do you feel the urge to go for broke, double down, and top it all off with a big bowl of froyo? Do you wallow …

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

If losing weight is a goal for you, then you want to make sure you get some soluble fiber in your diet, too. Hydrophilic fibers dissolve and form a gel in the intestines. The gel helps steady blood sugar, which in turn stops food cravings and makes us feel full longer. Being well hydrated also aids …

How to Have the Healthiest Day of Your Life

Photo: Courtesy ELLE<p>Follow this hour-by-hour playbook to stay energized, organized, and focused all day, everyday.<p><b>6 a.m. Sleep a little longer</b>"Getting enough quality shut-eye affects not only your metabolism but also the quality of your day," says registered dietitian Laura Cipullo, author of</i> …

Young Self-Taught Photographer Captures Wanderers Against Magnificent Landscapes

Self-taught Canadian photographer Elizabeth Gadd described her photography niche better, perhaps, than anybody else when she said, “I, uh… shoot …

Foods For Clear Skin

To keep blemishes at bay, try incorporating the following seven foods, recommended by nationally recognized dietitian and nutritionist Elisa Zied, author of <i>YOUNGER NEXT WEEK: Your Ultimate Rx to Reverse the Clock, Boost Energy and Look and Feel Younger in 7 Days</i>, and internationally renowned …

6 Foods That Boost Your Mood AND Help You Lose Weight

Stop diet-induced hanger dead in its tracks with these feel-good foods.<p>It's one of the biggest problems with trying to drop pounds: Cutting back on calories leaves you lethargic and just all-around cranky. So we asked Lisa Young, Ph.D., R.D., adjunct professor of nutrition at New York University …

Smartphone Apps for the Great Outdoors

Our picks for the top 9 hiking, camping and backpacking apps.<p>Article By: Michelle Goodman<p>Using your smartphone to work up a sweat in the woods may …

High fat food may actually be good at keeping the weight off

Don't bother counting calories... it's the type of food that matters: Items high in fat may actually be good at keeping the weight off<p><b>High-fat nuts,</b> …

Nutrition

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>Pressmaster/Shutterstock.com<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, …

Five hidden reasons you’re not losing weight

There are some hidden reasons you just can’t reach your final goal.<p>Here’s how to dodge the most common roadblocks to losing weight.<p><b>1. You eat with</b> …

Fitness

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The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors independently select all products we feature, product links may be from affiliate partners. That means if you buy something, Women's Health gets a portion of the …

7 Reasons You're Still Hungry—Even After You Just Ate!

<b>Your Dinner Came Out of a Can</b><br>Many canned foods are high in the chemical bisphenol-A, or BPA, which the Food and Drug Administration recently stated was a chemical "of some concern." Exposure to BPA can cause abnormal surges in leptin that, according to Harvard University researchers, leads to food …