The MIND Diet

They say "you are what you eat" but is that really true? Research on a new diet seems to indicate that at least to some degree your mind, at least, is affected by what you eat. And in your golden years, your chance of Alzheimer's disease is affected by your diet, too. Meet the MIND diet.

The Fiber Road to Weight Loss

Diets are everywhere! Eat nothing but meat and lose 20 pounds? Subsist on strictly lemon juice and drop 5 pounds by Sunday? How about eating only raw foods to drop 20 pounds in a month? The only problem? They aren't safe, they don't work and the pounds jump back on the instant you stop treating your body like you just don't care. A recent study proposed a new approach: don't stop eating ANYTHING, just add this to your diet! The research says that it works almost as well as top-notch, but restrictive, diets. Here's what you should know.

Exercising is good for you, right?

Exercising is good for you, right? Being a couch potato is bad,too, isn't it? So people who exercise a lot MUST live longer than people who ride the couch and watch TV all day. Oh, well, maybe not! Some new research shows some very interesting data about just how much exercise is enough exercise.

The HMR Diet

The HMR Diet is getting a lot of positive press lately. The reason? Well, it is easy to follow, stays within the FDA's minimum daily calorie guidelines, and includes a "rest of your life" eating plan to avoid packing those pounds back on after the diet is over. Does this sound too good to be true? Here is what you need to know.

The Zero Belly Diet

Is your belly too big? Does anyone answer "No!" to that question? How small is small enough when we're talking about bellies? Is one inch of belly fat acceptable? How about half an inch? The Zero Belly Diet sets a lofty goal: zero belly fat! Small enough?

The Total 10 Diet

It seems that Dr. Oz never sleeps. He is always thinking up new diets and creating names and slogans for weight loss programs. Well, he's done it again. This time, he is calling it the Total 10 Diet. Here are the highlights.

2 Quick Tips for Better Health

Improving your health, at least a bit, doesn't mean totally reworking your life. Small changes can reap big benefits, and the best part is that these changes are so trivial that you might actually keep them in your routine. Small steps toward a great goal: better health! Here are two small things that can really pay off.

The 20/20 Diet

How would you like to lose 20 kilograms in 20 weeks? Oh, yeah, so those metric weight-challenged among us, 20 kilograms is about 40 pounds. Now, how does that sound? Australian nutritionist Lola Berry has a plan to accomplish just that feat.

New Years Resolutions: How to Keep Them

Everybody does it! It's New Years Eve and you promise yourself that this year is the year that you lose weight, get back in shape and (maybe) spend less time on Snapchat. You've made these resolutions before, but THIS TIME YOU MEAN IT! Here are some tips for keeping those New Years resolutions strong though the entire year.

8 Nasty Habits

We spend countless hours obsessing over the minutiae of our appearance, only to have our hard work and diligence undone by simple, unattractive (or worse) habits. A recent episode of the Dr. Oz show picked a "Top 8" list of bad habits for our immediate attention. How many of these nasty habits do you have?