Craig Robinson Lost 50 Lbs. By Going Vegan and Cutting Out Alcohol: ‘It Was Much Easier Than I Thought’

[brightcove:4928980311001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. Craig Robinson is feeling better than ever. The star of the new series Ghosted talked about his slimmer physique on Harry Connick Jr.’s talk show, Harry. “I lost a bunch of weight, I lost about 50 lbs.,” Robinson, 45, says. The former The Office actor says his […]

These Real Women Showed Their Excess Skin to Make an Important Point About Weight Loss

[brightcove:5548439127001 default] Stories about people who shed lots of weight after adopting a healthier lifestyle are super inspirational, especially if a photo shows a person looking healthy and happy at her goal weight. But often something important is glossed over: that dropping major pounds tends to leave a dieter with loose skin. Some successful dieters choose to have the skin removed surgically. Others live with it and make a […]

This Is the Crazy Amount of Money You Can Save by Losing Weight

[brightcove:5599232558001 default] If you’re overweight or obese, losing a few pounds may save you some serious cash. A new study has shown that weight loss at any age resulted in significant financial perks, with people around age 50 saving the most—an average of $36,278(!) over the course of their lifetimes. The new research, published in Obesity, is the first […]

This Woman Dropped 175 Lbs. and Gained Confidence Along the Way: ‘I’m a Completely Different Person’

[brightcove:5430343411001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. After being overweight for her entire life, Jessica Beniquez had some bad habits to break to lose 175 lbs. “I was a very picky eater. I didn’t stick a vegetable in my mouth. I ate fast food every day, and would pretty much only eat chicken nuggets, pasta […]

I Eat the Same Healthy Breakfast and Lunch Every Day—and Maybe You Should Too

[brightcove:4051857882001 default] I’ll never be someone who loves to cook. All of my cookware comes from Goodwill, and I find the prospect of creating meals in the kitchen more annoying than exciting. Because of this, I’ve attempted to simplify my meal-planning as much as possible. For a while, that meant a lot of packaged foods—like entire […]

This Rare but Deadly Complication of Liposuction Almost Killed a Woman. Here’s What Doctors Want You to Know

[brightcove:4821464949001 default] Liposuction is big business: A recent study found that it was 2016’s second most popular type of plastic surgery in the United States (after breast augmentation), with an average cost per procedure of $3,200. Overall, about 235,000 fat-sucking operations were performed last year. And while the procedure is generally safe, a new article […]

This Woman Hit the Beach with Loose Skin After Losing 350 Pounds. Here’s Her Message to the Haters

[brightcove:5548439127001 default] Blogger Jacqueline Adan used to weigh 500 pounds. She avoided bathing suits at all costs and wouldn’t dream of wearing one in public without a cover-up. So when she dropped 350 pounds by exercising and eating clean, she finally felt ready to step into a swimsuit again. The only problem? Obnoxious onlookers who snickered at […]

Chrissy Metz Wishes People Would Stop Asking If She’s Getting Weight-Loss Surgery: ‘I’m Good’

[brightcove:5526693134001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. Dear Dr. Google: Chrissy Metz does not need your opinion on her weight. The This Is Us star says that the one question she wishes people would stop asking her is if she’s going to get weight loss surgery. “Some people do feel like they’re my doctors, […]

Part-Time Dieting Might Be the Trick to Losing Weight Successfully

[brightcove:4639738292001 default] One of the first rules of dieting is that to lose weight, you have to burn off more calories than you take in. But cut back on calorie intake too much or for too long, and the body responds by going into energy-conservation mode—slowing down the rate at which those calories burn, which […]

Can a Meal Kit Service Help You Lose Weight? Here’s What a Nutritionist Really Thinks

[brightcove:5479177955001 default] There are more than 100 meal kit options on the market, including Blue Apron, Green Chef, HelloFresh, and Plated, just to name a few. Some of my clients who are looking to shed pounds have asked a key question—can a meal plan help me lose weight? The reality is that these kits are […]