Can an Apple a Day Melt the Pounds Away?

I don’t know about you, but most of my family members and friends are trying to lose weight. Some of us are overweight and do not want to see the number on the scale go any higher. Others, like me, have lost weight and want to sustain their downsized profile. Given our single-mindedness, it’s no wonder that millions of dieters will spend $61 billion in 2013 on weight-loss programs, products and gadgets, according to market research firm Marketdata Enterprises. But …

From Fat to Fit: Carole Carson's Story

Carole Carson, who lost 62 pounds at age 60 and has made it her mission to inspire others to lead a healthier lifestyle, brought her message to an audience of about 150 members at Vegas@50+. A little over two years ago, Carson documented her weight-loss journey in her local newspaper in Nevada County, Calif. Over 1,000 people in Carson’s town followed her lead, and as a result together lost more than 7,500 pounds. Carson, author of From Fat to Fit: …