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Is Weight Loss Really As Easy As Calorie Counting?

Photo: Pond5 When you’re trying to lose weight, it’s easy to get sucked into counting calories. After all, that’s what weight loss is all about, right? To some extent, that’s true, says Keri Gans, MS, RDN, author of The Small Change Diet. For example, if you usually consume 2,500 calories …

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50 Resources to Help You Lose Weight

Photo: Twenty20 You’ve heard it before and we’ll say it again, figuring out how to lose weight is downright difficult. In fact, it’s completely common to do some trial and error before finally seeing results. But where do you even start? To help you kick off your slim-down plan, we …

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Want to Start Eating Clean? Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes

Photo: Twenty20 Come January, it’s out with the old and in with the new. And for many of us, that includes habits that are (literally) weighing us down. If you’ve resolved to cut out the processed junk and nix unhealthy convenience foods, welcome to the world of clean eating. While …

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Everything You Need to Know About the Top Diet Plans

Photos: Twenty20 (top); Pond5 (bottom) Diet fads are a dime a dozen and there’s always a hot new one around the corner with promises of trim waistlines and a cure for whatever ails you. Yet the reality is that there are so many diet plans out there because, well, most …

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Overindulged? Here’s How to Get Back on Track in 24 Hours

Photo by Michal Kulesza ‘Tis the season — and your stomach knows it. After all, in the last day, you’ve stuffed it with about 5,000 calories, thanks to holiday parties, cookie swaps, and oversized glasses of eggnog. But in the grand scheme of things, one epic day of holiday feasting …

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Your 4-Week Meal Prep Guide for Clean Eating

Whether your goal is to eat better in 2018 or lose a few pounds this month, setting aside time for meal prep is a surefire way to find success. Because when your weeks get jammed with activities or your energy starts to fade, you’ll already have healthy meals waiting for …

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6 Sommelier Tips for Choosing Low-Calorie Wine

Photo: Twenty20 It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And the most spirited, too! Whether you’re attending an office soiree or a fete with friends, it’s likely that your holiday party will include alcohol, and lots of it. So should you imbibe? “The benefits of moderate alcohol consumption — …

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9 Easy Yoga Poses to Survive Work, Stress and Travel

Illustrations by Cody Shipman A former Emmy award-winning news anchor and reporter, Christine Chen used to spend hours behind the news desk, delivering headlines about the latest disasters and scandals. Over time, the lack of sleep, stress and her hectic schedule led to anxiety and back pain. During commercial breaks, …

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7 Signs You’re Overeating and How to Get Back on Track

Photo: Twenty20 The holiday season may bring food temptations that feel hard to fight — from classic cocktails to festive fried foods. And because this time of year only lasts a short while, why not splurge, right? Not exactly. Many nutritionists say the influx of holiday parties and social commitments …

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7 Strength Exercises You Can Do with Yoga Blocks

Photo: Twenty20 Don’t get it twisted: Yoga blocks aren’t just for beginners — and they’re not just for yoga, either. While it may seem like these foam and cork cubes have been pigeonholed to assisting vinyasa flows, they can actually take your strength workout to a new level, too. Just …

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