3 Ways You Can Get Paid to Lose Weight

For some people, losing weight is its own reward. But for those of us who could use a bit more motivation, here are 3 ways to get paid to work out, eat right, and get fit.

Paper, Not Plastic: Credit Cards Boost Unhealthy Eating

Dieters looking for a little extra willpower to avoid putting junk food in their grocery carts might want to leave their credit cards at home. New research shows that buying groceries with plastic instead of good old-fashioned folding money makes people more likely to buy unhealthy foods.

McDonald's Weight Watchers Meals Use Mysterious Math

In New Zealand, McDonald's and Weight Watchers have teamed up to sell three co-branded meals. That's not as strange as it sounds -- Weight Watchers dieters measure food intake on a point scale. What's strange is how the numbers may or may not have been calculated.

The Money Diet: a setback in week 6

I'm afraid to look at my bathroom scale. I have no idea if I've lost or gained weight this week. Well, actually, I have an idea, which is why I'd...

Lose weight without breaking the bank

There is an interesting story about weight loss in the latest edition of USA Today. The article profiles people who have lost a significant amount of...