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Husband and Wife Lost More Than 200 Lbs. by Embracing Health Together: ‘We Keep Each Other Strong’

[brightcove:5445259992001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com.  At 311 lbs. and 5’8″, Brenda Bennett could no longer do some of the things she loved, like being active outdoors. “I remember hiking with my family in June 2014 and I was exhausted and couldn’t do the full hike,” says the Elko, Nevada mom of three.  “I was so upset about it. I was really mad at myself. I thought, ‘I can’t… Read More »

To Speed Up Weight Loss, Eat More of These Kinds of Food

WEDNESDAY, March 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Beans, chickpeas, peas, lentils: Humble foods that may pack a punch for weight loss, Canadian researchers report. A new analysis of data from 21 clinical trials on these foods—collectively known as "pulses" —finds that they can help dieters feel full, and shed unwanted pounds. "Though the weight loss was small, our findings suggest that simply including pulses in your diet may help you lose… Read More »

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 »

Do This During Your Workday to Burn More Calories and Fat

This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com. You already know that getting off your butt for periods of time throughout the day can reduce some of the harmful effects of too much sitting. (Hello, standing desk!) But a new study from the University of Glasgow in the U.K. suggests that you’ll get a bigger health boost if you focus not only on the number of hours you spend standing, but on the number of times you stand… Read More »

This Is Exactly How Cold Weather Helps Your Body Burn More Calories

This time of year is filled with opportunities to pack on extra pounds. Think Christmas cookies, eggnog, lazy days when your only exercise is shuffling from the couch to the fridge … you get the idea. But if you live in a cold-weather climate, you have at least one calorie-burning weapon in your holiday arsenal: that arctic blast that hits you when you step outside. Yup, cold temperatures can boost calorie… Read More »

When You Skip Sleep, You Eat 300+ More Calories the Next Day

Have you ever noticed that the less you sleep, the more hungry you feel the next day? Research suggests that this is indeed true. But you might not realize how many extra calories you’re taking in (spoiler: it's more than you'd think). In a new study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers set out to put a number on those surplus calories consumed by the tired and weary.… Read More »

A Super-Early Dinner Can Burn More Fat, Study Finds

Eating all your meals within a six-hour window sounds like some sort of fad diet (and a recipe for midnight fridge raids). But new research study suggests that having your dinner before 2 p.m.(!)—or skipping it entirely—actually reduces hunger cravings and boosts fat burn. Before you sign on for the super early–bird special, however, here’s what you should know. The study's preliminary results (not yet published in an academic journal) were presented this… Read More »