How Instagram Helped Me Shed 63 Lbs.

[brightcove:4639738292001 default] Niki Tuck, 22, 5'3", from San Diego, California Before: 175 lb., size: 18 After: 112 lb., size: 0/2 Total lost: 63 lb. Total sizes lost: 8/9 Niki's wearing: Adidas tank ( for similar), Nike sports bra ($35;, and Champion leggings ($35; for similar styles. I grew up being the fat, funny friend, always feeling like my personality had to match […]

Counting Macros: How to Calculate the IIFYM Diet for Weight Loss

Counting macros might be the right diet for you if you want to drop pounds without tracking calories, giving up entire food groups, or depriving yourself of treats. Learn how to follow this trending plan, and get tips on how to calculate a meal to see “if it fits your macros." from Weight Loss –

The Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb Diet Debate Has a New Answer

[brightcove:5549388600001 default] This article originally appeared on If there’s one message that most people get about their diet, it’s to cut back on fat. Too much fat, especially the saturated fat and cholesterol found in animal meat, dairy products and cheese, can clog up arteries and lead to heart disease, stroke and obesity. But […]

4 Simple Ways to Hit Reset on Your Diet After Labor Day

[brightcove:5522509914001 default] Summer can feel like one looong semi-vacation—and it's easy to fall into the trap of the "anything goes" vacay mindset for oh, three whole months. If you've indulged more often than you planned (hello, BBQ, ice cream, and many glasses of frosé!), you may be itching to get back on track, and recommit to clean eating this fall. […]

You Asked: Can You Lose Weight Just from Your Stomach?

[brightcove:5438204957001 default] This article originally appeared on Whether you have some extra weight in your upper arms or rear end, it makes sense that targeting those areas with exercise—curls for your arms, lunges for your butt—would slim them down. Weight-loss experts refer to this as “spot reduction.” But it turns out that in most […]

Oprah Says Her Weight Troubles Were ‘Always Such a Physical, Spiritual, Emotional Burden’

[brightcove:5479177955001 default] This article originally appeared on Oprah Winfrey sunk into a period of depression at age 44 — and she can pinpoint the moment when it happened. The media mogul had just put her heart into her latest film — 1998’s Beloved — and the movie had opened one day prior. “I shall never forget […]

Can a DNA Test Really Pinpoint Your Perfect Diet and Workout? Here’s What Science Says

[brightcove:4639738292001 default] It sounds either too good or too futuristic to be true: With a swab of the inside of your cheek, you can find out the answers to questions that plague us all: Why can't I lose weight? Why can't I sleep? What exercises should I do for a perkier butt? This is the claim […]