Weight Loss

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 »

What’s The Ultimate Weight Loss Diet?

Friday Jul 5 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

What are the best tips when it comes to weight loss? In a recent blog, New York Times columnist and the best-selling author of Food Matters, Mark ... more »

12 Foods That Help Trim Belly Fat : Exclusive Renegade Health Article

Wednesday Sep 5 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Struggling with belly fat? Avocados may help. Most of us know—belly fat is not only unsightly and irritating, it’s bad for your health. A ... more »

Can Your Feelings Make You Fat? : Renegade Health Interview

Tuesday Aug 28 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

Successful weight loss starts with happy fingers… er… I mean, a happy YOU! This may be a sticky subject, but I urge you to listen to the ... more »

How This Man Lost Over 200 Pounds and Kept it Off for 8 Years : Renegade Health Interview

Friday Aug 24 2012 | by Kevin Gianni

I love these apple, tape-measure weight loss pictures! I love weight loss stories… They’re so inspiring, particularly since I used to be a ... more »