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Forget Your BMI and Focus on This Measurement Instead

When it comes to determining whether a person is overweight, body mass index (BMI) is the most widely used measure out there. But doctors admit that BMI—a ratio of weight to height—is far from perfect. Now, a new study suggests there may be a better

13 Fast Weight Loss Tips (We Tried Them!)

Photo: Getty Images Put away the (food) scale “Portion control isn’t about measuring; it’s about ordering two appetizers instead of an entrée and cutting back on bread if you have pasta.” —Bethenny Frankel, author of Naturally Thin Photo: Getty Images Stash fruit “Keep fruit at

How to Outsmart Cravings Once and For All

It’s 3 p.m. and an urge to eat chocolate is coming on strong. Or it’s late, you can’t sleep, and all you want is a handful of potato chips. Trust us, we’ve been there. But according to experts, that can’t-live-without-it feeling is often all in

Always Hungry? This One Ingredient May Be to Blame

Everyone knows that salty foods make you thirsty. But according to new research, when people increase their sodium intake long-term, they actually drink less water. And that’s not the study’s only surprising finding: High sodium levels also increase feelings of hunger, the authors say, which may