Weight Loss

Slow Metabolism Is More Common Than You Think

By Shaun Chavis A few months ago, after being on my 1,700-calorie diet for a while and hitting a weight-loss plateau, my boyfriend said, “You really don’t eat that much. Have you ever had your metabolism checked?” Google “slow metabolism” and you get language like, “There is such a thing as slow metabolism…but it’s rare.” (Code for: “Not you, couch ...

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The Best Workout for Your Metabolism

By Julie Upton, RD During a run yesterday, my girlfriend and I were commiserating about how we can win the battle against our aging—and slowing—metabolism. I know there’s not a lot you can do diet-wise to rev up your body’s engine, so it looks like exercise is the best approach to increase metabolic rate. Research shows that you can get ...

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What Is the Dubrow Diet—and Should You Try It?

Forget the keto diet. Everyone is chattering about The Dubrow Diet right now. (It’s the #1 new nutrition release on Amazon.) And it’s got some big, life-changing promises. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because it is. The Dubrow Diet is from reality TV power couple Heather Dubrow and Terry Dubrow, MD. She of Real Housewives of Orange County fame, and him ...

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Inside Edition’s Deborah Norville Dropped 30 Lbs. After a Decade of Feeling ‘Terrible’ About Her Body

For “an entire decade,” Deborah Norville hated the way her body looked. “I felt terrible,” the Inside Edition host, 60, tells PEOPLE. “I didn’t like walking into a room; I didn’t like walking out of a room, because the view both ways was horrible.” But beyond aesthetics, Norville was developing health problems made worse by genetics. “I have a family ...

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Why You’re Not Losing Weight on the Keto Diet

So after hearing everyone from Hollywood celebs to the trainer at your gym to your sister rave about the weight they lost by going on the keto diet, you’ve finally decided to give the keto lifestyle a try. You’re not alone. Short for the ketogenic diet, this super popular eating plan has a simple premise: by consuming mostly fat plus a moderate amount of protein and ...

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What Causes Belly Bloat and How to Prevent It

Bloat is the one guest we’re all hoping doesn’t show up on Thanksgiving this year. I mean, we get all excited and fancied up to celebrate this special day with our loved ones, and then right after dinner, that over-inflated balloon feeling hits and takes hours, even days to finally go away. Talk about a holiday weekend buzzkill. The key to keeping belly bloat from ...

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Best Alcohol for the Keto Diet

Yes, most alcoholic beverages are essentially carbohydrate in liquid form. And yes, since your carbs are so limited on the keto diet, you’re better off choosing carbs that are bundled with good-for-you nutrients. (Think whole grains, fruits, and starchy vegetables—all of which are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and disease-fighting compounds.) But hello, we’re realists: Sometimes you want, deserve, or just need a drink. ...

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