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  • 9 Weight-Loss Solutions From Around the World>>

    From Brazil to Thailand to Germany, we share ways to whittle our waists from all over the globe.>>

  • 3 Expert Opinions on Healthy Holiday Choices>>

    Every year around the holidays, my social calendar fills up, and I’m tempted to eat and drink indiscriminately. How can I make healthier choices this season?>>

  • 10 Bizarre Weight Loss Tricks That Work>>

    You'd never guess it, but these unusual habits may actually help you lose weight. Read on to find out how.>>

  • 12 Eating Habits To Help You Lose Weight>>

    If you’re trying to drop a few pounds, don’t overhaul all your eating and exercise habits at once. Pick up some of these tricks to get you started, and then add as you go.>>

  • In Treatment: How to Lose Holiday Weight Without Dieting>>

    What's the healthiest way to lose your holiday weight? We asked our panel of Canadian health experts — a fitness instructor, a dietician, and a doctor — to find out.>>

  • Best of 2012: Weight Loss Advice>>

    Overate your way through the holidays and looking to slim down in the new year? Discover the best and worst weight-loss foods, plus advice based on the latest research in our eight most popular weight loss articles of 2012.>>

  • 7 Weight-Loss Headache Fixes>>

    What you eat (or skip) as you diet can cause migraine headaches. These pain remedies should offer instant relief.>>

  • 20 Ways to Lose Weight After the Holidays>>

    Guilty of overeating during the holidays? Here are 20 simple ways to beat weight gain.>>

  • 5 Things to Help You Stop Compulsive Snacking>>

    Between-meal munching can pack on the pounds. Curbing your snacking habit can help you lose or maintain weight. It’s simpler than you might think.>>

  • 12 Weight Loss Secrets>>

    One frustrating thing about trying to lose weight is the snail’s pace at which the pounds seem to drop off. The more weight you lose, the harder your body fights to hold on to the calories it gets and the fewer calories it burns. But what if you could turbo-change your weight loss efforts? You can by boosting your metabolism with these helpful tips.>>

  • 6 Tips for Scientific Dieting>>

    It may be time to ditch that old diet and try these top new, scientific fat-shifting tips instead.>>

  • 4 Reasons Why Fad Diets are Bad for You>>

    A quick weight loss program might sound like a good idea at the time, but you’ll soon discover that fad diets can be more dangerous to your health than beneficial to it. Here are four reasons why fad diets are bad for you, plus get tips on how to create a diet plan that helps you lose the extra pounds safely—and keep them off.>>

  • 5 Unexpected Causes of Weight Gain>>

    When it comes to being overweight, you know the usual suspects: too many calories, too much sugar and fat, not enough exercise. But there’s much more to weight gain than meets the eye. You may not realize it, but these five factors could be making you fat.>>

  • 6 Steps to Revamping Your Diet>>

    Is your diet in need of a makeover? Here are six steps to developing a weight-loss program that delivers the results you’re looking for.>>

  • 19 Ways the World Loses Weight>>

    As the Reader’s Digest global poll shows, people around the world are struggling with their weight. But that’s not to say that obesity is our collective destiny. In fact, just about every culture has some custom that can keep people lean, and these folkways can form the basis for a potent international weight-loss plan.>>

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