This Couple Has Dropped Almost 400 Pounds Since Making a New Year’s Resolution to Lose Weight

[brightcove:5445259992001 default] 'Tis the season for New Year's resolutions—and with that, the almost inevitable resolution relapse. But that didn't happen to one determined couple, who set a goal to lose weight together starting on January 1, 2016. Nearly two years later, they’ve shed a combined 394 pounds—and they’ve been documenting their incredible weight-loss journey on Instagram. Before they made their joint resolution, Lexi […]

This Woman Lost 77 Lbs. in a Year By Cooking With an Instant Pot Every Night

[brightcove:5622866263001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. An Instant Pot was this woman’s one way ticket to weight loss. At the start of this year, weighing 212 lbs., Brittany Williams decided to take control of her health by challenging herself to make dinner every night, she tells PEOPLE. The mom of three got her […]

Do These 5 Things Right Now for a Healthier Holiday Season

[brightcove:5191656555001 default] I’ll only have one small glass of wine at the office holiday party. I’ll still make it to the gym three days a week. I won’t leave gift shopping until the last minute and stress myself out. These are promises plenty of us make to ourselves as the holiday season gets into full swing. And […]

The One Thing Sabotaging Your Weight-Loss Goals

[brightcove:5668867571001 default] When certified nutrition specialist and personal trainer Jay Nixon meets with new clients for the first time, he typically hears the same opening line: “I’ve tried everything to lose weight, but I always gain it back.” And in almost every case, the reason is the same, he says: “They didn’t change anything psychologically." In his […]

Why You Really, Seriously Don’t Need to Diet Before Your Wedding

[brightcove:5543977660001 default] Whether you've visited the Stone Fox Bride store in New York City—which sells a selection of gorgeous gowns, headpieces, and jewelry for brides in search of non-traditional wedding day looks—or are one of @stonefoxbride's 123,000 followers on Instagram, chances are you've heard of Molly Guy. In her debut book, Stone Fox Bride: Love, Lust, and Wedding Planning for the Wild at […]

How This Woman Has Maintained Her 125 Lbs. Weight Loss for Over 7 Years

[brightcove:5599232558001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. Samantha Call’s weight loss journey began as the result of a tragic loss. Call – who said she was “always the big girl” growing up and reached 265 lbs. by her senior year of high school – lost her father to heart disease in 2008. Her dad, […]

How to Actually Stay Healthy This Month—Without Depriving Yourself

[brightcove:5660508911001 default] No one expects you to choose kale juice over cocktails at the holiday party. And happily, you can enjoy the occasional treat without sabotaging your goals, says Lisa Powell, RDN, director of nutrition at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona: "The key is a plan that’s flexible." Stay on track through New Year’s with […]

Cinnamon Has a Surprising Health Benefit

[brightcove:5305659817001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. If you love cinnamon, add an extra shake to your next meal: new research shows that the popular spice boosts metabolism in mouse and human fat cells. In the new study, published in the journal Metabolism, researchers from the University of Michigan tested the effect of cinnamaldehyde—the […]

Miss Egypt Was Bullied as a Teen for Weighing 220 Lbs.: ‘I’ve Learned How to Love Myself’

[brightcove:5646469964001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. On Sunday, Miss Egypt Farah Sedky could be crowned Miss Universe — but just a few years ago, she was considered “morbidly obese” at 220 lbs. and getting cruelly bullied by her classmates. The pageant hopeful and recent college graduate says that the other students at her […]