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How This Aspiring Nutritionist Lost 107 Lbs.— and Encouraged Her Family to Lose a Total of 275 Lbs.

[brightcove:5446606206001 default] “Watch the full episodes of We Lost 100 Pounds! now on the new People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to  PEOPLE.com/PEN or download the PEN app on your favorite device. This article originally appeared on People.com.  Hannah Jenkins says that she was never bullied for her size. She reached her highest weight — 278 lbs. — when she was in seventh grade, but “growing up in the South, it wasn’t that out of the ordinary… Read More »

 Forget Your BMI and Focus on This Measurement Instead

When it comes to determining whether a person is overweight, body mass index (BMI) is the most widely used measure out there. But doctors admit that BMI—a ratio of weight to height—is far from perfect. Now, a new study suggests there may be a better way to estimate the risks of health problems associated with excess weight. The new research, published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that… Read More »

Always Hungry? This One Ingredient May Be to Blame

Everyone knows that salty foods make you thirsty. But according to new research, when people increase their sodium intake long-term, they actually drink less water. And that’s not the study’s only surprising finding: High sodium levels also increase feelings of hunger, the authors say, which may suggest that high-salt diets contribute to weight gain. Experts say this counterintuitive discovery—that dietary salt boosts appetite but decreases thirst—upends more than 100 years of… Read More »

Using This Simple Kitchen Tool Helped Me Drop 108 Pounds

Erika Chacon, 31, 5'4", from Rialto, Calif. Before: 265 lb., size 18/20 After: 157 lb., size 6/8 Total pounds lost: 108 lb. Total sizes lost: 6/7 Whether I was grazing on junk food all day or bingeing on Hot Pockets and Oreos after hours, my adolescent eating left much to be desired. Playing softball in high school helped keep my weight in check, but the excess calories started catching up to me in college. Once I graduated, my activity level really plummeted, and the pounds began piling… Read More »

Kim Kardashian West Loves This Plastic Weight Loss Suit, But Does It Really Work?

From waist trainers to "flat tummy tea," the Kardashians have used several questionable methods to slim down. Here's another one to add to the list: Kim Kardashian West working out in a plastic trash bag-like suit to sweat away the rest of her baby weight.  The reality star wore the strange getup during a workout with trainer Donamatrix on Tuesday morning. "I’m wearing a full sweat suit ’cause I gotta lose this extra, like, 7 pounds," she told… Read More »

Fat Burning Bible: This Bacteria Makes You Fat

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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 »