How to Survive Thanksgiving (and Maybe Even Laugh About It)

Sharing our best tips to survive Thanksgiving with some humor and a lot of planning.

Artificial Sweeteners: What’s the Catch?

"Diet" sweeteners promise to be low-calorie and to help you lose weight. In reality, the opposite is true. And the results? Frankly, dangerous. The artificial sweeteners to avoid and the healthier alternatives.

Thanksgiving Recipe Collection

The Trim Down Club has assembled a Thanksgiving menu that focuses on the fresh, the natural, and the unprocessed, for the tastiest, least-fattening Thanksgiving ever.

Are You Feeding Your Fat? Here’s How to Feed Your Body Instead

An important new study examines how some foods feed your fat and other foods feed your body. It turns out that not all calories are created equal. In fact, some are a lot worse for you, leading your body to …

The Dangers of Tea Bags (and the Best Way to Drink Tea)

Learn about the chemicals hiding in your tea bag and the best ways to drink green tea and other teas for health and weight loss.

Getting a Handle on Emotional Eating

High-calorie food often represents warm, loving, comforting memories. Hunger is a deep, ancient reflex and powerful fear because it was such a norm in human history. Emotional eating—which most of us do from time to time—combines all these things.

Got Sugar Cravings? How to Enjoy Sugar (Part 2 of 2)

In Part 1 we learned 4 truths about sugar. Now that you know these truths, you know that sugar is completely necessary for you: if it’s the right kind of sugar in the right amounts.

Menopause and Weight Loss

Many of us going through menopause also face unwanted weight gain—especially around our waists. But we’re not doomed to this weight gain—and getting rid of it doesn’t require calorie-counting, restricted eating, hunger and deprivation.

Is Whole Wheat Bread Actually Healthier than White Bread?

You should know that there’s often almost no difference between most whole wheat breads and white bread. Here’s an explanation why – and what kind of bread will actually get the job done.