What Is the OMAD Diet? Everything You Need to Know About This Extreme Intermittent Fasting Weight-Loss Plan

If you follow weight loss trends, then you've probably heard about intermittent fasting—which has dieters forgoing food for up to 16 hours , then consuming their meals during the remaining eight hours of the day. It's restrictive, but not crazy-grueling. The OMAD diet, however, takes this to the extreme. OMAD stands for One Meal a Day; the idea is to fast for…

NY Mom Dies in Dominican Republic After Going for Cheap Plastic Surgery Against Family’s Wishes

A New York woman died in the Dominican Republic over the holiday weekend while getting cheap plastic surgery. She is the third American woman to die while getting plastic surgery in Caribbean country over the last four weeks. Alexandra Medina, 33, traveled to the Dominican Republic for a tummy tuck and liposuction after doctors in…

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds

[brightcove:5315457854001 default] When you want to shed serious weight, walking might not even come to mind. But it should. "Fast-paced walking, when combined with healthy eating, is hugely effective for weight loss," says Art Weltman, PhD, director of exercise physiology at the University of Virginia. And those simple steps can have a big impact on…

11 Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Metabolism

Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our metabolic rate, but there are also ways to independently control its speed. And the faster our metabolism, the more calories we burn off, making that Krispy Kreme breakfast…

This Woman Says Her Husband Stopped Getting Physical With Her When She Lost Weight and He Didn't

Body image problems can definitely take a toll on relationships. But usually, feeling better about yourself and your body can help resolve these problems, at least partially. That isn’t the case for one woman who took to Reddit to talk about a marital issue she’s experiencing because she’s lost weight. Her husband, who is overweight,…

Woman Asks for Advice About How to Help Her 120-Pound, 4-Year-Old Sister

On Sunday, a 22-year-old woman took to Reddit’s r/loseit to ask for help for her four-year-old sister, who weighs 120 pounds and is already experiencing body image issues.  The Original Poster (or OP, in Reddit lingo) explained that her parents had her sister when she was already heading to college, hence the age difference. Because she was away at school,…