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Dos and Don'ts for Millennials That Want to Be Thin and Healthy

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Millennials are the first cohort to be born into an obesogenic world - from birth, they have been surrounded by cheap, highly processed, high-calorie ...

Want to Burn Maximum Calories? Here are Ten Clever Ways to Do It

Quora | Posted 01.09.2017 | Healthy Living
Quora

How Can I burn 5000 calories a day? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people wit...

Does Diet Soda Cause Weight Gain?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 12.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Artificial sweeteners were designed to keep food and drinks' sweet taste while doing away with excess sugar's unwanted effects, such as weight gain, d...

Soda News: Election Results, Diabetes And The Art Of Misinformation

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Industry-sponsored studies create the feeling that soda's harmful effects are controversial, when in fact, pretty much all experts in the field and independent researchers claim otherwise.

The Diet for Clear, Acne-Free Skin

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 10.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Don't eat chocolate. That was the advice dispensed - unsolicited of course - to pimply teens in my time. Dermatologists disagreed. The chocolate acne ...

Is the Glycemic Index Reliable and of Any Use?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 10.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The glycemic index has crept upon our food experience. Once a term used by people in white lab coats, reserved to diabetes clinics, it's now part of p...

The Time for New Year's Resolutions Is Right Now

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

October's the new January and the time for New Year's resolutions might be right around the corner. Let me explain. According to a new study, if you'r...

Do Restaurant Calorie Counts Really Change Our Minds?

Menuism | Posted 09.06.2016 | Taste
Menuism

by Justina Huddleston, food writer for the Menuism Blog Photo: Jason Lander / Flickr We've all been there. You're at a restaurant and finally sett...

Dynamic Diet -- Focus On Nutrients And Whole Foods Instead Of Calories

Toby Nwazor | Posted 09.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Toby Nwazor

In conclusion, do not fall for calorie counting - it can easily become a trap. It can be really difficult to turn that mentality off even when you don't want to do it anymore.

Our Curative Breath

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.

You Won't Believe How Many Calories Are In This Restaurant Dish

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living

Eating good in the neighborhood has never felt worse. According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Applebee’s boasts one of the unhea...

A Win-Win Strategy for Watermelon Season

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

One of the best things to enjoy on a warm summer day is a cold watermelon. Sweet, hydrating, crisp, refreshing, red (what a beautiful color!) and nut...

Watch This Doctor Reveal Game Changers For A Healthy Diet

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Diet And Weight: We Had It All wrong

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The human race has a paradoxical energy crisis. We are drowning in stored energy (fat), something evolution did not prepare us for. Excess body weight...

A Burger And A Shake, Nothing Else All Day - Gain 50 Pounds A Year!

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Photo by William Anderson A new Smashburger opened in my home town this month to great fanfare, and a quick look at what they served was almost enoug...

Is Chipotle Trying To Make Me Fat?

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

Eating at restaurants led to an average increase of almost 200 calories per day, and fast food diners saw an increase in their sodium and total fat daily intake.

Does Food Texture Affect How Much We Eat?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Crispy and crunchy make us anticipate deliciousness while oily or grainy aren't popular selling points. Chefs and recipe developers know about the imp...

Why Your Random Eating Schedule Is Risky For Your Health

Health.com | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Do you ever postpone dinner because you're in the middle of a project? Or skip breakfast because you overslept? As long as you avoid binging later on, it's no big deal, right? Well, maybe not.

When Food + Label = Fable

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

For better health, we should ignore the fable--and maybe even avoid the label. After all, just because it comes in a package doesn't make it a gift and fresh whole foods are always preferable to highly processed items.

Getting Your Kids to Say No to a Second Cupcake

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2016 | Parents
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Throughout the animal kingdom, parents guide their young about what's good to eat and where to find it. In our temptation rich and junk-food plentiful...

Light Therapy for Your Food Choices

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

In food choices everything matters. This is the premise of Brian Wansink and the Cornell Food and Brand Lab's work. Their research has unveiled some o...

Zucchini "Pappardelle" with Lemon and Herbs

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2016 | Taste
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

As spring turns to summer, here's a wonderfully fragrant and fresh light dish that uses what's best this season. Serve it cold on a warm night, or hea...

New Food Labels Reflect How Much We Really Eat

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

As a nutritionist and portion size researcher, I applaud the changes in food labels. Here are some of the changes you can expect to see.

Should You Keep Track Of How Many Calories You Burn?

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living

The Question: Just how accurate is the "calories burned" display on my treadmill? Should I keep track of how much I'm burning off if I'm trying to los...

4 Major Changes Are Coming To Food Nutrition Labels

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living

The U.S. Food And Drug Administration has redesigned nutrition labels on food packages to show the amount of added sugar in a product. It's the first ...