How This Woman Lost 121 Lbs. After Her Daughter’s Classmate Called Her ‘Fat’

“Everyone knew me to be that girl that was big, but always took care of herself.” Watch the full episode of People Features: How We Lost 100 Pounds! streaming now on PeopleTV.com, or download the PeopleTV app on your favorite device. Rachel Saintfort was always confident, so her weight — which hit 200 lbs. by the time she was in high school — didn’t really bother her. “I ...

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Intermittent Fasting Can Help You Lose Weight Without Counting Calories

Intermittent fasting is a diet plan that helps you lose weight without restricting what you eat. Intermittent fasting involves two days of regular eating, followed by one day of fasting. Photo: 123rf.com As the world paces forward in technological advancements, people are unfortunately regressing when it comes to eating habits. Because of this, diets such as intermittent fasting are gaining ...

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Why Low-Carb Dieting Might Not Be For You

Within the last few years, low-carb diets have become all the rage, and for a good reason, too. They aren’t just fad diets; there is significant evidence that eating low-carb is a widely successful means to lose weight, in spite of their high-fat content. However, no diet is one size fits all, and a low-carb lifestyle might not work for ...

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Is It Actually Harder to Lose Weight When You’re Short?

Losing weight is hard. But it’s harder for some people more so than others due to a variety of factors: age, activity level, hormones, starting weight, sleep patterns, and yes—height. (FYI, here’s why sleep is the number-one most important thing for a better body.) You’ve probably heard that it’s more difficult for people who are shorter to lose weight. And if you’re ...

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Here’s How Acupuncture Can Help You Lose Weight

Is acupuncture really the next weight loss miracle? Find out here. Photo: 123rf.com Let’s be real: losing weight isn’t always easy. In fact, it can be downright difficult and discouraging when it feels as though you’re doing everything right, yet the numbers on the scale just won’t budge. At times like these, it can be tempting to turn to alternative ...

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8 Ways to Burn More Calories By Walking

Make these quick and simple tweaks to your daily walks for a way more effective workout.   Photo: 123rf.com Walking is a great low-impact workout but because of its relatively low intensity, it doesn’t burn quite as many calories as other cardio exercises like running. That doesn’t mean you have to break into a run to get an effective workout. ...

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