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The 20 Best Weight-Loss Foods

Looking for an easy way to lose a few pounds? We’ve got the program. It’s simple, and it works. So get with it.<p>Many runners would like to lose a pound or two. Maybe five. Maybe more. Why? That's easy: to feel better, look better, improve their health, and run farther and faster.<p>However, losing …

Nutrition

20 Heart-Healthy Fall Meals

High cholesterol is no reason to avoid your favorite fall foods. Indulge wisely with these 20 recipes.

Food

Why You Can’t Lose Weight

12 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight<p>These surprising bad habits are keeping you from hitting your weight loss goals<p>So you’re eating well, working out, and that number on the scale still won’t budge. Even worse: Between tailgating season, Halloween, and the holidays, losing weight is about to get even …

Do You Think Sugar Is as Addictive as Drinking or Smoking?

If you thought a little sugar never hurt anyone, think again. 60 Minutes reported that the average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar a year, and …

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The Best Weight-Loss Tips

The 9 Best Weight-Loss Tips Ever!<p>Those extra pounds will vanish in no time<p>We rounded up the best weight-loss tips we’ve ever published and put them all in one convenient spot. Click through to jumpstart your weight-loss goals now!<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Don’t Forget to Eat Right<p>Hit the gym all you …

How to Eat More Veggies

7 Ways to Eat More Veggies<p>You’ll get MORE than your five a day with these tips—and that’s a very good thing<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Struggling to eat your five servings of vegetables a day? The first step is making sure you have plenty of veggies readily available, says Rachel Berman, R.D., health …

Feeling Tired? Drink Water

Fight fatigue with water: Why water cures you when you are tired<p>Chris Shipman<p>What's the easiest, cheapest, and fastest cure when you're dragging? Water. Fatigue is, after all, one of the first signs of dehydration. Even a small drop in your body's water levels can hurt you. A recent study from …

Print It: The Look Better Naked 2-Day Cleanse Diet

This short and sweet cleansing diet will help you get on the road to faster weight loss<p>MITCH MANDEL<p>What are you doing this weekend? Ready to look better naked? The best way to get into the groove of a new approach to eating is by experiencing early results. And you will—with this 2-day plan by …

7 Flat Belly Food Tricks

7 super easy tips for how to slim down stat<p>Image Source/Thinkstock<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>Burke/Triolo Productions/Brand X …

The Best Meat Substitutes

<b>TwinOaks Original Plain Tofu</b><br>In addition to being a great source of lean protein (this brand has 11 grams in each 3-ounce serving!), tofu also packs iron, magnesium, calcium, and more. What’s great about TwinOaks in particular is that it’s extra firm and ready to cook right away—not a watery mess …

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11 Low-Calorie Snacks You Haven’t Thought Of

Surprisingly healthy snacks you NEED to try<p>It’s easy to get sick of your go-to snacks, especially if you eat the same things every day. These new snacks will add variety to your munchies to keep you feeling satisfied (and never bored). And you’d never guess that each clocks in under 200 calories.<p>1 …

Healthy Eating

Yoga: Poses to Tone Your Arms

Begin on all fours with your knees hip-width apart and your hands shoulder-width apart. Stack your hips over your knees and your shoulders over your wrists. Walk your hands a few inches in front of your shoulders. Curl your toes under, lift your hips, and straighten your legs. Push into your palms …

How To Lose Weight Fast | Women's Health

How to Lose Weight in 7 Days<p>Need to lose weight fast? Like in one week? Implement one simple tweak every day to feel lighter and firmer in just 7 days.<p>Shutterstock<p>7 Days to Slim<p>Looking for a realistic deadline diet? Make these tiny tweaks from <b>Shape-Up Shortcuts</b>, a NEW amazing book from Jen Ator, …

Nutrition

Think Like an Athlete: Stay Motivated in 2013

The No. 1 resolution in the U.S. this time last year was to become more physically fit, up from No. 4 in 2002, according to a Franklin-Covey survey. …

How to Come Back From a Financial Crisis

It seems we are on the other side of the recession, or at least on our way out, but that doesn't mean we're not still feeling the pain from it. If you lost your job or your house or had some other financial emergency during the recession, you might currently be trying to dig yourself out of a huge …

Personal Finance

Top 5 Apps To Manage Your Finance

Let’s admit it, as much as you think that you have a grasp on your finances, you run out of your salary by the middle of the month leaving you broke. …

The Worst Decisions You Can Make When Preparing For Retirement

iStock<p>Retirement can be both an exciting and scary time. Most of us look forward to the day we can stop working and start enjoying life full-time …

Retirement

3 Steps to Improving Your Finances This Month

Digital Vision<p>Thinking about your finances can be overwhelming if you don’t have some action items in mind. Here are three key things you can do to …

Personal Finance

22 of the Best Tools to Manage Your Money (most are totally free)

Most of us use a lot of tools to manage our money, budget, investments, and so forth. So I thought I’d pull together a list of the tools I use nearly …

Personal Finance

5 Thoughts to Remember During a Family Breakdown

Even the most picture-perfect families have unseen cracks. Get Iyanla Vanzant's thoughts on how to cope if your family is facing a breakdown.

Positive Thinking

Iyanla to an Overprotective Mother: Stop Projecting Your Insecurities on Your Daughter

Traci, 44, disapproves of her 20-year-old daughter's fiancé, a man who has even been banned from the family home at times. Iyanla helps Traci realize …

5 Things Every Woman Should Say to Herself Every Day

You wish your boss would say it. You wish your spouse would say it. But sometimes, you just need to deliver the pep talk yourself.<p>"Be someone who …