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How this couple lost almost 400 pounds in 2 years after a New Year's resolution

Lexi and Danny Reed made it their New Year's resolution to lose weight and be healthier. What a success!<p>After Lexi and Danny Reed were married in 2015, they visited Panama City Beach, Florida, for their honeymoon. When they took a shell tour, the tour guide told them the best shells were a longer …

3-Ingredient Vegan Butternut Squash Creamy Soup

Your new favorite fall food<p>October 10, 2017<p>Does Butternut Squash Creamy Soup sound good to you? With different types of pumpkins and squashes in …

Food

12 Vegan Recipes for Labor Day Weekend

While it’s always a little sad to see summer go, September marks fall in the Pacific Northwest! Fall is my favorite time of year and has me craving …

The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for sweet potato momos

I ate my first momos on the streets of Darjeeling, at a stall run by an elderly Nepalese lady of impressive sprightliness. As I waited for a batch of her dumplings to cook, she filled and crimped a dozen or two more with machine-like efficiency. I had low expectations – the filling was a mix of …

Food & Dining

How 1 Woman Lost Half Her Body Weight in 2 Years (It's Pretty Simple, Really)

Miss Carli Jay has it all figured out. Living it up for the first 28 years of her life, she was happy rocking her size 26 frame in a bikini, but one day she just decided she wanted to change things around and live a healthier life. Starting at 280 pounds, she said, "with no help from anyone I vowed …

After relying on comfort food, woman loses 100 pounds by remembering 3 easy tips

When things felt difficult in her relationship, Patricia Wilson turned to food. Over time, the pizza, chips, mac and cheese and chocolate caused her to pack on 100 pounds.<p>After she ended the relationship, she realized being overweight also contributed to her unhappiness. She knew it was time to do …

You’re packing on the pounds because you suck at sleeping

It’s time to get some shuteye, people.<p>We all know we need sleep – in the same way we understand that exercise is good for us and cinnamon rolls …

Learn Dr. Oz's trick to blasting belly fat. Hint, it's not the gym

Belly fat, the kind that creeps behind stomach muscles around 40 and won’t go away, is dangerous. It’s also impossible to burn at the gym, Dr. Mehmet Oz told USA TODAY.<p>This kind of belly fat is worse than other fat, because it can cause a host of health problems, including high blood pressure, …

Fitness

The Advice My Trainer Gave Me That Helped Me Lose 80 Pounds in One Year

Liliana Gomez decreased her body fat by 25 percent thanks to these strategies.<p><i>When Liliana Gomez was diagnosed with vertigo at age 25, she decided she needed to do something about her health. Over the course of the next 12 months she lost 80 pounds and 25 percent of her body fat, and has maintained</i> …

Las Vegas mom loses almost 80 pounds without surgery or joining a gym

Shannon Fleming transformed her body without setting foot in a gym.<p>The Las Vegas mom has lost almost 80 pounds in one year after deciding to skip weight-loss surgery and slim down on her own. She gets plenty of exercise, but in places you might not expect.<p>Fleming, who is 5 feet 6 inches tall, …

13 People Who Lost 40+ Pounds Share What Really Got Them Results

Real weight-loss stories that will motivate the hell outta you.<p>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us how they lost weight with major-but-doable lifestyle changes. We received a lot of stories from people who set out to lose weight for a variety of reasons — some for health reasons, …

Fitness

How this woman lost 183 pounds by following these 5 steps

When Carly Bernard fractured her ankle in May 2015, she struggled to use her crutches. She simply couldn't support her 407-pound body with them so she laid on the couch.<p>After a week of being immobile, she realized she could no longer live like this — something had to change. Bernard transformed her …

This Woman Lost Her Belly Just By Working Out 10 Minutes A Day

When Linda Cohen saw a Facebook post announcing that <i>Prevention</i> was looking for busy women like her to test the new <i>Fit in 10: Slim & Strong—for Life!</i> plan, she knew she had to apply. The program appealed to the stay-at-home mom of two teens—a 16-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son—for multiple …

Fitness

Kim Kardashian Shared The Insane Workout Routine That Helped Her Lose All That Weight

Kim Kardashian has made it no secret that above all she prizes her 2010 pre-baby weight. So what is she doing about it? She is working out like a mad …

Fitness

How To Get Rid Of Back Fat And Underarm Flab With These 4 Quick Exercises

And, can I ask you a quick favor – just stop winning on how uncomfortable and ugly you are and start practicing these extremely effective exercises. …

Exercise

13 Places the Royals Like to Vacation

From a castle in Scotland to the coast of Greece...<p>From a castle in Scotland to the coast of Greece, the royals know a thing or two about luxe vacationing. Here, their favorite places to vacation to inspire your summer getaway.

Greece