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Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

It seems like the safest thing on the restaurant menu when you’re dieting: a nice, leafy green salad. Order the large size, complete with chopped chicken, and you’ve got a meal that melds well with your weight-loss plan. Right? Not always. Factor in ...
Buddy System = Bye-Bye, Temptation!

Buddy System = Bye-Bye, Temptation!

Eating healthy is easy… ’til it’s hard. Yesterday, I passed on free potato chips at lunch only to be sidelined by a small-but-definitely-not-low-calorie slice of my co-worker’s famous upside-down pineapple cake. Which is fine, becau ...
Why I Threw Away My Scale

Why I Threw Away My Scale

How do you define yourself? Your style? Your music preferences? Your hobbies? Your level of education? Or is it something more sinister? Something that, no matter how hard you try, will ebb and flow, sometimes without any control of your own. ...
5 Habits of Highly Successful Dieters

5 Habits of Highly Successful Dieters

How does she do it? That woman in the gym – she must have dropped two dress sizes since you first saw her in spin class. That mom who’s always in front of you in the pickup line at your daughter’s school – she’s barely recognizable from the open hous ...