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I Lost 72 Pounds By Eating More Food

Meghan Gilbert, 20, 5'4", from Dallas Before: 200 lb., size 16 After: 128 lb., size 0 Total pounds lost: 72 lb. Total sizes lost: 8 Growing up, I never knew the importance of exercise (the most activity I would get was at band practice). That, combined with my love of sweet tea and fast food, was a recipe for weight gain. In fact, by my senior year of high school, my petite… Read More »

The New Way of Eating Vegan (And Why It's Pissing People Off)

Nope, there’s no typo in “veggan.” As you undoubtedly know, vegans (one g) are people who don’t eat any animal products at all: No meat, fish, dairy, eggs—even honey is off limits. But veggans? They are vegans who eat eggs. This movement within a movement appears to be gaining steam. A search for #veggan on Instagram yields more than 5,000 posts. Many are recipes, though some, as you might’ve guessed, are vegans… Read More »

Live to 100 By Eating These 18 Foods

  Want to live to 100? Research shows your diet plays a huge role in how many birthday candles you’ll blow out. The following 18 foods are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that have been linked to longevity. Eat up! Broccoli: It contains immune-boosting compounds, and may also help ward off stomach ulcers and even cancer. Salmon: Including omega-3-rich fish (and others like it, such as tuna, mackerel, and sardines) as… Read More »

Exercise May Protect Against Holiday Binge Eating, Suggests Small New Study

When it comes to holiday weight gain, the problem isn’t just one or two big meals; it’s the drawn-out stream of constant parties, cookies, dinners, leftovers, and “special occasions” throughout the entire season. Even just a few days of overindulging can have real effects—not just on your waistline, but on other ways overdoing it can affect your body, as well. But the preliminary results of a small new study suggest that… Read More »