Weight Loss

Essays

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
5.13.19
Transformations

Giving Up Drinking Changed My Life

I’d been using alcohol to treat my anxiety, but it wasn’t helping.
Andrew Daniels
3.25.19
Wellness Lies

The Anti-Gluten Craze Is a Huge Wellness Lie

There’s almost no proof that going gluten-free will do the average person any favors.
Markham Heid
3.14.19
Phys Ed

The Fat-Burning Effects of HIIT Workouts Are Exaggerated

Here’s a closer look at the science on cardio and weight loss and what it all means for you.
Christian Finn
1.14.19
Phys Ed

How to Start Working Out When You Have Anxiety

The gym is an anxious person's nightmare.
K. Aleisha Fetters
12.19.18
Fitness

Being Sore After a Workout Doesn't Mean Your Muscles Are Growing

There’s very little evidence to show that being sore indicates muscle damage or faster muscle growth, or that a lack of soreness means that your workout wasn’t effective.
Christian Finn
12.14.18
Eat This

Just How Bad Is It to Eat Before Bed?

Researchers take a close and dispassionate look at what happens when we consume food late at night.
Grant Stoddard
12.11.18
Australia Today

A New Drug Could Let Us Eat Anything Without Gaining Weight

Researchers might have finally cracked the code to gorging without consequence.
Gavin Butler
12.6.18
diet

This Is What Would Happen to Your Body if You Ate Instant Ramen All the Time

Depending on the product you buy, each one may contain 1000 mg (or more) of sodium.
Markham Heid
12.4.18
Phys Ed

How to Get in Shape Without Cutting Out Alcohol

No, you don't have to give up drinking entirely to burn fat.
Christian Finn
11.28.18
diet

Don't Fall for the Headlines About Low-Carb Diets

Many stories play to the popular fantasy that, when the right magical formula comes along, weight loss can be uncoupled from calories. But it's just that—a fantasy.
David L. Katz, MD, MPH
11.19.18
mind

How to Use Hypnosis for Pain and Anxiety

As in, it's not as outlandish as it sounds.
Julie Stewart
11.19.18
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