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weight loss success

I'm A Doctor & Even I Couldn't Follow My Own Eating Advice

I'm a physician. An orthopedic spine surgeon to be exact. I'm also a wife and a mother. In all three roles — doctor, wife, and mom — there's one...

Carrie Diulus, M.D.
March 12 2015

3 Hormones That Mess With Your Weight Loss

I hear these comments frequently from my patients and online community, and most of them don't know an important secret: the reason for weight loss...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
March 10 2015

8 Fitness Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

You work out every day, but nothing's happening. Despite years of effort, those lean-toned arms you want still haven't surfaced. Perhaps all you need...

Mariah Dolan
December 31 2014

How Visualization Helped Me Lose 220 Pounds

In 2001, I weighed over 400 pounds. My weight was the big issue in every area of my life. I was borderline type II diabetic, suffered from elevated...

Jon Gabriel
December 30 2014

I Didn’t Lose 200 Pounds. I Lost 1 Pound 200 Times

Have you ever looked at a to-do list so staggering you didn't even know where to start? At 440 pounds, that's what it was like to stare down at the...

Tim Bauer
October 18 2014

Why I Wasn't Happy After Losing More Than 150 Pounds

I had gastric bypass surgery in 2003 and lost over half my body weight in less than a year. Six months later I was fully healed. For about a month I...

Kelly Coffey
October 16 2014

5 Simple, Effortless Ways To Lose Weight

Why does weight loss feel so difficult? Most people would say it's because they feel like they have to deprive themselves.

Why Everyone Should Give The Taste Bud Diet A Try

Taste buds, those little bumps on your tongue that signal taste, actually have a profound role in your health and healing.

Heather Dane
October 7 2014

How I Lost 40 Pounds Without Using Willpower

For years, I struggled with being overweight. I eventually lost 40 pounds but the journey wasn’t easy. I had to find my way through a maze of...

Osha Key
September 20 2014

A Scientifically Proven Strategy To Break Bad Habits

It's incredibly difficult to get people to break bad habits, even if they're deadly. I'm reminded of this when one of my favorite patients, who has...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
September 18 2014

5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

If you feel like you're doing all the right things but still not losing weight fast enough, then here are five mistakes you may be making:

What I Did In The Gym To Lose 125 Pounds

Losing weight is not all about what you eat and how much you exercise. Getting rid of the layers of fat is primarily a psychological game that you...

Naomi Teeter
August 19 2014