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Did the NIH Just Create the Best Weight Loss Calculator Ever?

A few questions and fancy algorithms can determine how many calories you should be eating.

New Google App Can Guess the Calorie Count of Your Instagram Posts

You may soon have a legit excuse to indulge in your guilty social media pleasure.

Can Intermittent Fasting Help You Lose Belly Fat?

Can sending your body into starvation mode really help you lose weight? New studies try to answer the (fat) burning question.

Congress Wants to Delay the FDA's Nutrition Label Rule

If lawmakers get their way, you won't be seeing calorie counts and nutritional info on restaurant menus any time soon.

Should You Count Calories to Lose Weight?

Two nutritionists weigh in on the benefits of being a human calorie counter while trying to lose weight.

Your Brain On: A Calorie Count

What happens in your brain when you see nutrition information on a menu? We dig in.

Should We Use "Exercise Labels" Instead of Nutrition Labels?

New research says showing an "exercise count"—how long it would take to burn off a food—may help you make healthier eating choices. But is that method flawed?

Your Meat Labels Are Meaningless, Dating Really Is the Worst, and Bullies Are Healthier Than Everyone Else

Producers who use labels like “sustainably farmed” and “humanely raised” can't actually verify their claims, a new report suggests.

Are You Counting Calories Wrong?

Really. There's a much better way to approach eating to help you reach and maintain your optimal health and ideal weight.

When More Calories Is Better

9 times the quality of your food is far more important than calorie count.

25 Ways to Cut 250 Calories

These practical diet and exercise tricks fit into your routine just as easily as you’ll soon fit into smaller pants.

Finding Your "Sweet Spot" to Lose Weight

The right number of calories, fat, carbs, and protein will help you lose weight and never feel hungry.

You Ate It, Negate It! Thanksgiving Edition

See how much exercise it would take to torch off your favorite holiday dishes.

Why You Should Stop Counting Calories

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass explains why you should stop counting calories to get healthy and lose weight.

Fight Diet Failure with 4 Secrets for Weight-Loss Success

Arm yourself against the top reasons that diets fail with these easy tricks to lose weight and keep it off.

Confused by Restaurant Calorie Counts?

Avoid calorie confusion when dining out and be sure your order fits into your diet with these tips from Cynthia Sass.

How (In)Accurate Are Calorie Counters at the Gym?

Find out which cardio machines dramatically stretch the truth.

Read Labels, Stay Slim

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares how to avoid common mistakes when reading nutrition panels so you lose weight faster.

5 Tasty Ways to Slash Calories from Rocco DiSpirito

The Now Eat This host shows you how to cut hundreds of calories by making simple swaps

McDonald’s Adds Calorie Counts to Menu

Will it make you think twice about your favorite fast foods? Learn new ways this information can help you order better.

The Downsides to Meeting Your Goal Weight

You've worked hard to reach your goal weight. Now what happens?

Beyond Calories In, Calories Out—A No Hunger, No Hassle Plan

Stop counting calories and worry about what really matters, what and when you eat. Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shows you how to lose weight without hunger, cravings, or counting calories!

Ask the Diet Doctor: How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight?

Our Diet Doc shares a simple formula to find the right answer for YOU.

Ask the Diet Doctor: Are You Eating Too Many Healthy Fats?

Our Diet Doc reveals the right portion to reap the benefits without weight gain.

Caloric Restriction Helps Heart, Fights Diabetes in Obese

We already know that following a low-calorie diet can help people to lose weight. But besides weight loss, new research shows calorie restriction may help fight heart disease and diabetes.