Gena Lee Nolin battles thyroid disease

There's a song called "Anything is Possible." And when it comes to former "Baywatch" actress Gena Lee Nolin, it's clear that musical lyrics have met reality. The actress known for her sexy body is using her own experience with thyroid disease to help others, reports the Examiner....more

Monk Fruit sweetener

Yellow packets, blue packets, pink packets - and orange packets? New options in the zero-calorie sweetner section are making it challenging to know which to choose.  On a recent episode, Dr. Mehmet Oz recommended the orange packet kind, called Monk fruit.Low on the glycemic index, monk fruit has zero calories but enough sweetness to make it perfect for your cuppa tea, mug of coffee or bowl of cereal. Options include:...more

Serve to Win: The 14-Day Gluten-Free Plan for Physical and Mental Excellence

No gluten. No dairy. No cold foods....more

Whole 30 Weight Loss Diet

Meet Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, the creators of what has become a viral weight loss and health success in the diet book world: "It Starts With Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways."...more

Eat chocolate, lose weight, says scientist

Eat chocolate, lose weight sounds like a dieter's dream. But it's a reality, says scientist Will Clower.The title of his new book sums up Dr. Clower's theory: "Eat Chocolate, Lose Weight: New Science Proves You Should Eat Chocolate Every Day" (click for details). It's essential to eat the right type and amount, he says....more

Paleo guru talks weight loss tips: Molten Lava Chocolate Cake Recipe

Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D., earned her doctorate degree in medical biophysics. She’s become well-known for her expertise in how Paleo diets can help with inflammation....more

Amazon Fire TV: Farewell Cable Bill, Hello Great Viewing

For years, I've obediently paid my cable TV bill. And then moved, paid for a new installlation, and paid some more. And paid as the bill went up. And then moved, paid for a new installation and...well, you get the picture. (which, by the way, frequently went down due to what the computerized robot that always answered the phone at the cable company called "an unavoidable widespread outage). ...more

Weight Loss Teas

Can sipping a cuppa tea actually boost your weight loss? Yes, according to Dr. Mehmet Oz. He recommends the following teas for whittling your waistline and shedding pounds:...more

Dr. Oz: Calorie-burning beverages, fat-blocking seaweed, thermogenic foods

Maybe it was doughnuts. Or that bag of chips that you couldn't stop eating. Whatever the reason, says Dr. Mehmet Oz, you can compensate for that diet cheat with his new weight loss wonders. From fat-blocking seaweed to calorie-burning beverages, we've got Dr. Oz's super-skinny solutions here, as reported in the Examiner....more

Hypnotic Gastric Band: The New Surgery-Free Weight-Loss System

Gastric band surgery has soared in popularity as a successful way to turbo-charge weight loss. But not everyone can afford surgery or wants it. Now famed self-help guru Paul McKenna has produced an alternative with his book: "Hypnotic Gastric Band: The New Surgery-Free Weight-Loss System" (click for more information)....more