Weight Loss

Keeping a food diary can help people maintain a healthy weight. Chowing down with friends can cause overeating. Find out more here:

The Benefits of Walking vs Running

Sure, lap for lap, running burns more calories than walking. But research suggests a super-long (or super-fast) walk might be just as good as a short jog. Read on to find out which pace is the best fit for you.

Standing on a Scale
Understanding weight fluctuations is more complicated than you might think. Here's a look at the main problems with over-relying on your scale weight and how we can better interpret those digits.
Why It's Okay to Be Overweight
GUEST POST: Tom Ewer takes a deep dive into research to show how the supposed health risks of fat are inconclusive and that it may be okay—even healthy—to be "overweight."
Check out this super-comprehensive service that helps users lose weight the healthy way.
Eat More Move Less
Frustrated with traditional (and ineffective) fitness and diet advice, entrepreneur Julie Fredrickson decided to forge her own path to health and happiness.
In this episode of the Greatist podcast, we cover the site's best tips from December. Listen right here on the site to learn the best way to use your microwave, how to avoid winter weight gain, some awesome crockpot recipes, and more.


Weight loss isn't easy, but it's about making small lifestyle changes. We've rounded up the best tips (backed by scientific studies) to shed a couple pounds.

The Biggest Loser may tell us to work out and shed the pounds but new research suggests we burn pretty much the same number of calories whether we exercise or not.

Ready to make 2014 your best year ever? Check out our 100 science-backed, actionable tips to help you accomplish your goals this year.

We find out what Healthy Weight Week is all about, and why it matters.

Setting out to lose weight, but not sure how to get started? Guest contributor Jason Maxwell outlines some steps to begin any weight loss journey.

GUEST POST: New York-based chef Jesse Schenker shares how he lost 55 pounds without giving up what he loves — great food.