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What You Need To Know About Your Food Cravings

Maureen Witten | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Witten

Cravings aren't something to be feared or to get rid of. I could make the argument that you should actually look forward to your food cravings since they are insider information from your body and subconscious mind about what's going on under the surface in your life.

I Want! I Don't Want!

Jennifer Howd | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Howd

They say finding a new home is one of life's top stressors. They're right.

Do Food Cravings Actually Mean Anything?

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.02.2016 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

People Have An Odd Craving For Pineapple During The Oscars

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 02.26.2016 | Taste

If you're planning an Oscars party and you don't want your guests secretly ordering out, you'd be smart to include some pineapple on your table. Accor...

The Ultimate Guide to Late Night Snacks

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.24.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Late night snacking just got a makeover and guess what?! It's delightful! Check out my list of recipes that makes snacking after dark so much tastier!...

Collapsing Into A Craving During Treatment For Bulimia

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 02.22.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I hurriedly stuff caramels into my mouth. The same caramels I bought weeks ago. The same caramels that never before had posed a threat to my 'no binge' resolve -- because, hey, they just weren't 'my thing.'

9 Clever Ways To Organize Your Fridge For Weight Loss | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 01.19.2016 | OWN

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5 Hacks That Will Train Your Brain to Crave Kale Instead of Cupcakes

Maureen Witten | Posted 01.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Witten

Once you master the following techniques, you'll notice that when you are actually physically hungry, your cravings will lean toward healthy foods more often than they will junk foods!

Avoid Holiday Weight Gain: Here Are 20 Ways!

Karan Nijhawan | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Karan Nijhawan

Tis the season of eggnog, good food, delightful company and lots of joy. With so much fun in one sentence, how can one manage to keep their weight und...

3 Words That Can Trigger Cravings

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 08.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

These words strip away your choice and your power. You're an adult, so unless you have a serious food allergy, so you can have anything you want. You are simply making a choice.

4 Everyday Foods That Can Help You Live Longer

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 08.04.2015 | OWN

Eat This...For That Ask people who know me, and they'll agree that when it comes to diet, I'm always singing the praises of automating what you eat. I...

Want Health? You Can't Get There From Here

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

In the name of "getting healthier," a lot of people use short-term strategies in an attempt to address their long-term goals. They eat shakes and bars...

Change This One Thought and Lose Weight

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kerry Tepedino

Your thoughts shape your body. Might sound weird, but it's true. You see, everything you do starts in the mind. So, when you emotionally eat, you had...

10 Mistakes That Make Cravings Worse

Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Migala Cravings. Such a dirty word when you're trying to lose weight or keep it off. No matter what your "I-want-it-now" food is -- pizz...

7 Ways to Handle Food Cravings

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

So when a craving strikes, calm down, tune in, and savor every bite. With some practice, that tractor beam from the cookie jar may be weaker than you remember.

This Explains Why You Have Food Cravings

U.S. News & World Report | Yuri Elkaim | Posted 03.29.2014 | Fifty

Have you ever wondered why you crave certain foods, even when you’re not hungry? There are a few possibilities to explain your food cravings. Here a...

What To Do If You're Hungry And Too Stoned To Talk

Food & Wine | Posted 05.13.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

This flowchart guides you on a mystical journey to the snacks you're destined to not remember eating.

How To Cope With Food Cravings

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

A new study suggests that a short bout of exercise can reduce chocolate cravings. Exercise has so many health benefits, so when you get a craving, especially when you're not hungry, a brisk walk may be all you need to let it pass.

3 Steps to Outsmart Cravings, Part 3

Katie Morton | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morton

When you have a craving, figure out what you really need, whether it's an emotional need, or a physical one, or both. And set about getting those needs met! You'll be much happier for it.

3 Steps to Outsmart Cravings, Part 2

Katie Morton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morton

Pay attention to your meals. While you're eating, be here now. In the moment. When your attention strays, bring it back. Do it over and over again, for the rest of your life. If you don't meditate, then boom. Now you do.

3 Steps to Outsmart Cravings, Part 1

Katie Morton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morton

In order to effectively learn how to ignore cravings, you must mentally rehearse the full miserable sequence of what would happen if you give in. So here's my exercise for you. The next time you experience a craving, stop. Grab a notebook.

10 Secrets Of People With Extraordinary Willpower

Katie Morton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morton

People with extraordinary willpower look objectively at other people's success, admire the hard work that went into it, and use that as inspiration.

1 Simple Way to Cope With Chocolate Cravings

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Putting just a small effort into eating something -- including chocolate -- can significantly reduce the amount you eat.

10 Ways To Ditch Your Cravings For Sugar, Salt, And Fats

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The best way to ensure you are eating the highest quality, most nutritious food possible is to prepare your own food in your own kitchen. We are all chefs. You don't have to be trained at Le Cordon Bleu to know your way around a kitchen.

The Day Peanut Butter Attacked Back

Gregg McBride | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I probably don't have to tell you that confessing to the dermatologist what had happened was rather embarrassing. She looked at me completely perplexed and said (point blank), "You can't lick knives." This is when I earnestly reminded her, "You don't understand. There was still peanut butter on it."