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Why I'm Deleting My Calorie-Counting App for Good

How to tell when counting calories (or macros!) gets out of hand.

This Woman Eats 3,000 Calories a Day and Is In the Best Shape of Her Life

Reminder: Less calories doesn't always equal better health.

Counting Calories Might Not Be the Key to Weight Loss After All

It's more important to look at what you're eating instead of how much.

What's a "Refeeding" Day and Do You Need One?

Everything you need to know about "refeeds."

The #1 Reason to Stop Counting Calories

Here's why she believes your food is more than just a number.

The 'Eating for Two' During Pregnancy Idea Is Actually a Misconception

If you thought you got a free pass to "eat for two," you're about to be disappointed.

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.