| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Rachel and David in "The Biggest Loser" finale? Saw that one coming. But Bobby?!?!
Second chances, indeed.
Rachel was all but guaranteed to win the first-ever triathlon staged by the weight-loss reality show, given her strong swimming background....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:52 PM
"Biggest Loser" makeovers belong to the dynamic duo of fashion expert Tim Gunn and hairstylist Ken Paves. They did not disappoint, giving the scruffy-looking finalists a new look in the mirror that matches their new look at life.
Tanya and Jennifer...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The great news about weight-loss is you have options. The not so great news is too many options can leave you overwhelmed and frustrated. How can you decide which is the best diet for you?
Among the many popular diet programs are The Atkins Diet, The...
| Jan 1, 2014
Imagine being on a diet that allows you to lose weight and keep it off by alternating between a "fast day" in which you restrict your intake to about 500 calories and a "feast day" during which you eat anything you want.
Does the feast day sound too...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:43 AM
It's that time again.
Time to make those New Year's resolutions. So, are you going to do something from the resolution hall of fame like lose weight or quit smoking, or are you going to do something less overdone like expand your palate with new ethnic...
| Dec 27, 2013
New Year resolutions
Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer a variety of health classes in January. Unless otherwise noted, all classes will be held at AAMC's Belcher Pavilion (formerly Health Sciences Pavilion), seventh floor of the Doordan Institute,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The annual nutrition expert trends forecast is in - what fad diets are hot? What's out? Which foods top the list? What are consumers eating? According to a survey of more than 500 registered dietitians conducted by the nutrition trade magazine, Today's...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Harvard Health Blog
When it comes to your "health numbers," your two blood pressure values are important to know--and keep under control. New guidelines for managing high blood pressure in adults, released Dec. 18 in a report in the Journal of the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Practicing yoga for at least three hours a week for three months reduced the fatigue and inflammation in breast cancer survivors, compared with survivors who did no yoga, researchers reported.
And the more yoga, the greater the change, the researchers,...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
From giant coffee table books to perfect little stocking stuffers, here are 11 choices for holiday pet book gift-giving this year:
"The Life and Love of Cats," by Lewis Blackwell (Abrams, New York, NY, 2013; $50). Astonishing, breathtaking, stunning; I...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The article by Julie Deardorff and Karissa King “Chicago doctor’s research fails federal smell test” (Health, Jan. 9) reveals that Sensa and other marketers of fad weight-loss products have settled charges of false and deceptive...