How You Can Break Your Sugar Addiction in 10 Days

What makes you feel sick and overweight? We often blame dietary fat for these problems, but the real culprit is sugar, says Mark Hyman, MD. It’s hard to believe that 70 percent of Americans overall and 40 percent of children overweight.

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6 Do’s and Don’ts for Athletes Losing Weight

Contributor: Kylene Guerra, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Athletes searching for a performance edge often attempt to lose weight with the hope that their newfound body composition will improve their strength and speed. Unfortunately, many athletes try to achieve this goal in ways that may jeopardize performance and immune function. Consider the suggestions below for safe … Read More

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Your NFL Team’s Loss Can Go Right to Your Gut

Rooting for the wrong football team may make you do bad things. A recent study by the INSEAD Business School, published in Psychological Science, found people living in cities whose NFL team loses on Sunday tend to eat more calories and fatty foods on the following Monday. Joseph Rock, PsyD, did not take part in … Read More

Tips to Avoid the ‘Freshman 15’

Freshman year at college is a notoriously easy time to gain weight. The syndrome is so common there’s even a name for it: the “Freshman 15” (extra pounds, that is).­