Weight Loss

7 Ways to Make Exercise Fun

Monday Jul 21 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

That same old gym routine can leave you feeling like a hamster on a wheel— not good for your fitness goals. Astronaut Neil Armstrong is quoted as ... more »

5 Health Myths Spread by Mainstream Nutrition

Monday Jul 14 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Eggs are bad for you. High fructose corn syrup is no different from other sweeteners. These are the myths spread by mainstream nutrition—and ... more »

Steady-State Aerobic Exercise Promotes Weight Loss…NOT

Tuesday Jun 24 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Do you believe that aerobic exercise will help you lose weight? If you read about health and fitness, I’m sure you’ve heard the term ... more »

Why Raspberries May be the World’s Healthiest Food

Friday Jun 20 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Raspberries have shown in studies to help prevent cancer and heart disease and to slow aging. Raspberries, along with blueberries and blackberries, ... more »

Running is Good For Your Health, Right? Maybe Not

Tuesday May 13 2014 | by Shelli Stein

We all think running is a great way to lose weight, but that’s not always the case. This was the joke of the day that recently appeared on my ... more »

Big Body, Small Brain: How Excess Weight Affects Brain Health

Tuesday Apr 22 2014 | by Dr. Dan Yachter

Studies show that excess weight results in older, smaller brains. Most everyone has a good understanding that carrying around extra weight is ... more »

Renegade Health Story of the Month: Shivie Cook

Tuesday Apr 15 2014 | by Kevin Gianni

After surviving a fire and the 9-11 attack in New York City, Shivie Cook finds new motivation to change her health and her life. Here, she’s ... more »

How Jumping Rope Can Keep You Fit AND Trim

Thursday Apr 10 2014 | by Shelli Stein

This one exercise both burns fat and firms your muscles. Have you ever wondered if there was ONE exercise you could do to keep yourself both fit and ... more »

Who You Eat With Influences What You Eat—7 Tips to Stay Strong

Wednesday Jan 1 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

If you want to eat healthier when dining out, go with friends who make healthy choices, researchers say. If you’re trying to lose weight, you may ... more »

10 Snacks That Actually Help You Lose Weight

Wednesday Nov 27 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

Hot chocolate contains compounds that actually reduce levels of stress, helping the body release fat. One of the most challenging things about trying ... more »

To Eat or Not to Eat Breakfast? Study Casts Doubt on Breakfast-Obesity Link

Wednesday Oct 16 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

After years of being told to eat breakfast to lose weight, a new study says…maybe not. Trying to lose weight? Eat breakfast. It’s the advice ... more »

Sidestep the Temptations—12 Tricks to Help You Eat Less and Lose Weight

Wednesday Jul 17 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

Sometimes we all need a little help cutting back on calories—try these tips! Eating too much. Gaining too much weight. Worrying about diabetes and ... more »