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6 Common Myths About the Raw Food Diet Debunked

<i>Thinking of trying out a raw vegan diet? Whether you call it the "raw foods" or "live or living foods" diet, there's plenty of naysayers out there,</i> …

Nutrition

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Overview of the Okinawan Diet

Okinawa is a region in the southernmost part of Japan where inhabitants have traditionally had the longest lifespans on earth. While there are …

10 Of The Worst Diet Tips Ever

<i>By Stephanie Castillo for Prevention.com</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the 90s, and you can't touch a French fry without being saddled with guilt. Oh, and don't even get us started on the whole don't-eat-after-8-PM-or-else mentality. …

Social Media

A Diet Company Stole My Photos and Claimed I Lost 70 Pounds in a Month

Yup, that’s me.<p>No, the photos aren’t Photoshopped.<p>I really did lose 70 lbs.<p><b>It just took a hell of a lot longer than 30 days!</b><p>Try a year.<p>“Day 1″ and “Day 30″ are exactly a year apart.<p>A company or individual (they have since made their contact info private since I emailed them a copyright violation …

Fitness
Weight Loss

There's No Perfect Diet, Researcher Says

Wondering what diet works best for weight loss? Just pick one and get on with it, says University of Massachusetts Medical School researcher Sherry …

Holistic Medicine

To Lose Weight, Forget The Word 'Diet,' Two Experts Argue

By: Christopher Wanjek, LiveScience's Bad Medicine Columnist<p>Published: 08/20/2013 05:41 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>What's the best diet for maintaining a healthy weight and warding off chronic diseases? Is it a low-carb diet, a high-carb diet, an all-vegetable diet, a no-vegetable diet?<p>Researchers say …

Colon Cleanse Diet: Secret of Good Health

Millions of folks from around the globe suffer from poor well being these days. The reason at the back of this is the exposure to environmental pollution. A regular colonic cleanse is a surefire manner of forestalling sicknesses corresponding to asthma, fatigue, complications, weight achieve, …

Bob Harper: Diet Trumps Exercise

Many people think that just simply exercising will help you lose some pounds and keep you fit, but celebrity trainer and CrossFit advocate Bob …

Five Dieting Myths Debunked

We have some good news and some bad news. Good news first: Although we’ve held the title for the world’s fattest country for quite some time, we no …

Eat This Much Automatically Builds Meal Plans and Menus for Any Diet

One of the hardest things about deciding to watch what you eat is figuring out what to make and when to make it. It can be difficult, but if you're …

Digital Diet: Are fitness and diet apps helpful or ushering in a new era of online shaming?

Digital Diet: Are fitness and diet apps helpful or ushering in a new era of online shaming?<p>Date August 22, 2013<p><i>The current fitness landscape provides</i> …

Carré Otis: My 'Healthy' Model Diet Was A Total Lie

Models are often our health inspiration, motivating us to kick our lives into shape, get our eating habits in line and take better care of our bodies. (Have you <i>seen</i> Bar Refaeli's impeccable bridge pose?)<p>But are models always practicing what they're preaching? This week, we got a dose of reality …

Cocaine 'rapidly changes the brain'

<b>Taking cocaine can change the structure of the brain within hours in what could be the first steps of drug addiction, according to US researchers.</b><p>Animal tests, reported in the journal Nature Neuroscience, showed new structures linked to learning and memory began to grow soon after the drug was …

Neuroscience

Condom Benefits: Healthy Vagina

Why? Study authors say that having sex with a condom provides a barrier that keeps semen from affecting your natural pH level—which means the good bacteria can stick around. And that’s a great thing because healthy levels of lactobacilli can help prevent yeast infections, UTIs, and bacterial …

How To Train Your Brain To See What Others Don't

Charles Darwin had one of the greatest "aha!" moments in all of history when writing his magnum opus <i>On The Origin of Species</i>. After reading a book written 40 years earlier on population growth and resource competition, Darwin immediately saw the connection to the variation among species that he had …

6 Surprising Stress Symptoms

"Emotional stress alerts the body to produce stress chemicals such as cortisol, which—if produced on an ongoing basis—begin to break down the immune, gastrointestinal, neurological, and musculoskeletal systems," says Molitor.<p>What's worse, those physical symptoms you end up with (um, bald patches) …

Women's Health

5 Ways Your Healthy Diet Is Making You Tired

Who doesn't wish for more energy at least a few dozen times a day? Of course, you know that a good night's sleep, regular exercise, and effective …

Nutrition

14 Words Of Wisdom That'll Help You Get It Done

Some of the most successful people in history shared the common trait of self-efficacy: In other words, they believed in their ability to accomplish a task, and saw their failures as speed bumps, not bottomless pits.<p>Take Thomas Edison, for example, who worked relentlessly to make sparks. "I have …

3 Ways to Keep Facebook -- and Your Life -- in Perspective

<i>By Terri Trespicio</i><p>Recently, a study published in the journal <i>Plos One</i> with a sample size likely smaller than your high school graduating class found that Facebook use was associated with declining levels of life satisfaction. This follows on the heels of a German study earlier this year that found …

Social Media

I Lost Weight: With The Help Of A Weight Loss Center, Michaela Brennan Lost 63 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Michaela Brennan<p><b>Age:</b> 25<p><b>Height:</b> 5'11"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 243 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> I was a binge eater who used any and every substance I could to stuff my feelings down …

Is 'Strong Is the New Skinny' Really Sending a Good Message?

You know the phrase "Strong is the new skinny," that's going all around your Pinterest page, Twitter feed and, well, <i>everywhere</i>? Well, I get that it's inspiring. That it's supposed to mean that we value being strong and healthy more than fitting in a size 2 dress. But, it bothers me.<p>In the phrase, …

Diets