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How To Avoid Binge Eating On Thanksgiving

Will Aguila, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Will Aguila, M.D.

We like to show our love to others with our food, but we can show this love more powerfully with words of compassion and kindness. Remember, it's really not about the food!

Why We Eat When We're Not Hungry

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 09.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

Forget physical hunger -- sometimes we reach for food to soothe our emotional cravings. When we're anxious, angry, fatigued, overwhelmed or otherwise under stress, a seemingly hard-wired desire to overeat can take over.

Ditch Your Diet and Learn to Eat Normally

Lisa Turner | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

The body already knows what to eat. It has the wisdom and capacity to choose the right foods, in the right quantities, and it's constantly telling us what it needs.

Understanding Emotional Eating

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Eating for pleasure or eating to reduce daily stresses are two sides of the same coin but our all-or-nothing minds divide this indivisible coin in half. 

It's Time To Talk About It: Everyone Can Do... Just One Thing

Jenni Schaefer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenni Schaefer

Eating disorders come in all shapes and sizes. They don't discriminate by size, weight, ethnicity, gender, culture, age, or anything else.

Don't Let Shame Be Your Dinner Date

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Whatever you're going to eat, bring an element of beauty, grace and dignity to the experience.

'Stop Dieting and Start Loving Yourself!'

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Greg Archer

The goal for writing, "Shut Up, Skinny Bitches" was to help lead readers toward a more delicious new way of thinking about themselves and the food they consume.

Weekly Health Tip: At Holiday Time, Take a Moderate Approach

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras, and TheVisualMD.com Which of the two stomachs shown above will yours resemble after Thanksg...

Candy or Toys? A Halloween Dilemma

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Should I give out candy for Halloween this year or take an entirely different route -- forget the candy and give away a small toy instead?

Things my mom showed me

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

My poor mother. I was her second child and she had me when she was only 20 years old. While David, my brother who is a year and two days older than m...

The Death of a Diet ... NOT!

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Everything in life has a cycle. Not to sound morbid here, but even businesses, ideas, all forms of life - are conceived, born, grow, peak, decline and...

Priceless

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

I love a good salad bar. Ruby Tuesdays is one of my favorite places to eat out - because of their awesome salad bar. (Though they also have a 980 calo...

Daydream Believer...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Ever daydream about being thin? Oh, come on. Be honest. Anyone who has ever tasted getting to goal as much as they've tasted fried food knows what I'm...

Dieting on the job ... and at home

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

I'm not like many people--I never worked outside the home. I went to college. Got my degree. Then worked for my mom as a graphic designer in her home-...

Just for today...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Several Wednesday nights ago at my weight loss meeting a new member joined our group. I'll call her Amy. This was her first time following any diet (y...

I've got a bridge in Brooklyn ...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

You CAN lose weight - and KEEP it off. Do you believe that? If you do, I've got a bridge in Brooklyn ... No, seriously. Here's the story of that famou...

Out of Your Mind: Eating With Your Body

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Think about your last meal. Were you at the table, tasting, smelling its aroma, feeling its texture as you chewed? Or were you in your mind, mentally lining up the next thing on your to-do list.

A Fresh Start

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Why does a new notebook feel so good? (Or maybe you can relate better to a brand new food journal.) It's more than just a clean writing space ... it's...

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE AND WE DON'T DRINK ENOUGH!

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Seventy Percent! That's the number to remember this week. If something makes up 70% of your body, you'd think it was pretty important. Yup. This week'...

Practice. Practice. Practice

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

You've done it before a million times. Maybe you're presenting at a meeting or confronting a co-worker on an issue. You run through it in your mind, l...

Frustrations in Chip Counting

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Ever since I started writing my blog I vowed I would write about counting potato chips. Some of you will think this is "over the top", but others will...

Mom, It's Not Your Fault

Jenni Schaefer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenni Schaefer

Historically, mothers have been falsely blamed for eating disorders. This must stop.

What's Eating You? 5 Food-Thought Patterns and Their Effect

Jan Shepherd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Shepherd

For me, it was finding what worked and what didn't. It was learning that my ego was what was fragile, not me. And it was my beliefs that were holding me back, not my mistakes or failures.

The Link Between Spirituality And Eating Disorders (VIDEO)

The Early Show | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a culture that deifies thinness, it's easy to become stuck in self-reinforcing cycles spurred on by yo-yo dieting, rapid weight loss and emotional ...

Open Letter to the First Lady and the 'Let's Move' Taskforce

Chevese Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chevese Turner

Food is the easiest accessible drug and works to calm the anxiety we feel around our everyday lives and around the size of our bodies.