Weight Loss

Trick Your Fat Cells Into Shrinking

Tuesday Sep 2 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Can you really get rid of fat cells? If there’s one topic that many of us think about but don’t quite understand, it’s fat loss. So let’s see ... more »

3 Reasons to Avoid the All-You-Can-Eat Buffet—and 7 Ways to Make it Healthier

Monday Sep 1 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

The all-you-can-eat buffet may be tasty and inexpensive, but it can also be extremely unhealthy. Buffets can be a great option. Everyone can get ... more »

12 Reasons Why Sodas are Horrible for You, & Healthy Soda Recipes!

Wednesday Aug 27 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Regular sodas are horrible for your health, but you can make your own healthy alternatives! You know sodas aren’t good for you. So you take one of ... more »

Nearly a Third of the World Population is Overweight—7 Ways to Shed Pounds

Wednesday Aug 6 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A recent study shows that nearly a third of the world’s population is overweight or obese. We all know about the overweight/obesity epidemic. But ... more »

4 Exercise Myths—Do You Really Need to Stretch Before a Workout?

Tuesday Jul 29 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Is it really bad to let your knees go past your toes while doing a squat or lunge? Does science both fascinate and frustrate you? It sure does me! The ... more »

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 »