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The 5 Best Diets That Actually Work for Weight Loss

The amount of info out there about what to eat (and what <i>not</i> to eat) for weight loss can be a bit...you know. Stomach-churning.<p>But, in an effort to cut to the chase, U.S. News & World Report has just released its 2014 list of best diets—the healthy-eating plans that actually work, according to a …

Rachel Frederickson's 'The Biggest Loser' Trainer Reacts To Her Weight Loss

Rachel Frederickson's dramatic weight loss has been the topic of heated conversation since "The Biggest Loser" finale aired on Tuesday (Feb. 4). Frederickson, 24, won Season 15 of the NBC show, and dropped 155 pounds, which was 59.62 percent of her original body weight. On Wednesday, one of her …

The No-Fail Fat-Loss Plan

Combine the best cardio and strength workouts to shed even the peskiest pounds in 6 weeks<p>Take out your calendar and star the date six weeks from …

Best Weight Loss Results Come From Fat Acceptance

Fat acceptance is the idea that an overweight individual has every right to be happy and content with respect to their sense of self as well as their own body. It is a beautiful expression of the power that comes from accepting who you are, and loving yourself as you deserve to be loved. It stands …

'Biggest Loser' trainer: Weight loss is 'all about your diet'

Celebrity trainer Bob Harper, of the weight-loss TV show "The Biggest Loser," has built a career putting very obese people through some grueling fitness paces but if he's learned anything from the experience, it's that diet trumps exercise every time.<p>The Los Angeles-based trainer, who was born on a …

Matthew McConaughey Considering Releasing His Dallas Buyers Club Weight-Loss Diary to the Public

Matthew McConaughey’s recent physical transformation for <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>—in which he plays the late Ron Woodroof, an AIDS-afflicted electrician—was so extreme that people still can’t stop asking the Oscar nominee about his 47-pound weight loss. In a new interview with <i>The Radio Times</i>, the …

Things People Who Are Trying to Lose Weight Are Tired of Hearing

10 Things People Who Are Trying to Lose Weight Are Tired of Hearing<p>If only annoying comments could help you shed pounds…<p>Losing weight isn't easy—and unsolicited comments definitely don't help. If you've been on a diet, then you know—these are the most frustrating things people say when you're …

Weight Loss for Young Women: Tips For Your 20s and 30s

Weight loss can be challenging at any age. But weight loss for young women can be especially difficult. Women face unique challenges when they try to …

Eat Chocolate To Get Thin? Study Touts Cocoa For Weight Loss

Researchers have identified the specific ingredient in chocolate that may be most responsible for its newly recognized weight loss and anti-diabetes benefits. The announcement was made today in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry,<p>Scientists have known for some …

Rachel Frederickson, The Biggest Loser, and Losing Weight Fast

When season 15 <i>Biggest Loser</i> winner Rachel Frederickson stepped out on stage for the final reveal to show that she'd dropped 155 pounds—going from 260 …