“Mrs. Kelly, can you come back in?” the doctor’s assistant asked. “There’s an irregular reading in your blood work. You might have diabetes.” I was 38 years old and although overweight, had no known health problems. Diabetes didn’t run in my family. I didn’t eat a lot of junk food, […]

Lampanelli had surgery in 2012 after she weighed almost 250 pounds.Getty Images Like one of the characters in her off-Broadway play, “Stuffed,” Lisa Lampanelli jokes that during her dieting days — all three decades of them — she lost and regained some 300 pounds: “that’s 17 Sarah Jessica Parkers!” But […]

A low calorie diet can reverse type 2 diabetes and save the lives of millions of sufferers of the preventable condition, research suggests. Eating between 825 and 850 calories a day for three to five months put the disease into remission in almost half of patients in a new study, […]

Weight loss is not easy. That’s obvious. However, many have successfully lost large amounts of weight and kept it off long term. These 10 people have shared what weight loss strategies had the biggest impact for them, and how you can use them too. Their weight loss before and after photos are […]

There are two types of fiber Ekaterina Markelova/ShutterstockAccording to U.S. dietary guidelines, adults should consume anywhere between 25 and 30 grams of dietary fiber from food (not supplements) daily, but most are only getting about 15 grams, about half the recommended amount. (Here are 30 ways to get more fiber.) […]