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Diet and Exercise

The New Year With Your Old Self: Making It Stick

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 01.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

Many of us begin with that resolution that, in our mind's eye, will set the stage for the rest of the year. We decide that this year, things are going to be different, and that this will be the year that we get thinner, fitter, or become the best that we can be.

5 Hacks For Making Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.31.2015 | Healthy Living

The humble New Year's resolution, so easy to make, so difficult to keep. First a basic tip for making resolutions: You're more likely to keep a commit...

Don't Doubt It. You Are a Yogic Athlete!

Rudy Mettia | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Rudy Mettia

I admit that the matʼs as good as place as any to discover revelations of the mind, body and spirit. However, I have other physical skills, interests and talents that suite my body type more. For that reason I have chosen to invest my precious time in these movements and other physical activities that I feel are far more valuable and needed.

Coca-Cola Is Working Hard To Blame Obesity On Lack Of Exercise

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Coca-Cola is working hard to blame obesity on anything but a poor diet. According to The New York Times, the soda company donated heavily to...

It's Time to Change the Way We Do Health Care

Katerina Pozzi Baratta | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Katerina Pozzi Baratta

We have a problem. People are living longer than ever before, but quality of life is sliding down a slippery slope. We're adding years to our live...

This Photos Series Just Took 'Before And After' Weight Loss Pictures To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Two and a half years ago, Toronto resident Beth Beard decided to have gastric bypass surgery. She knew the process of losing weight and keeping it off...

Why Diet and Exercise Are Not the Keys to Weight Loss and Health

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

It's really as simple as making the defaults in your environment work for you rather than against you. That can be a challenging task when there is a processed-food and junk-food carnival at every corner, but today I'm going to show you how you can set yourself up for success.

POLL: Have You Started To Get Back In Shape For Swimsuit Season?

Posted 03.24.2014 | Home

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31 Scientifically-Backed Benefits Of Exercise

BuiltLean | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Being in shape is not just about looking good at the beach or being able to lift the heaviest weights, but having a baseline of strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular capacity and flexibility so you can lead a fuller, healthier life.

Get Enough Sleep. Your Life Depends On It, Study Says

Posted 02.04.2014 | Fifty

Sure we're aware of the immediate consequences of not getting enough shut-eye-- dark circles, drowsiness, and dependence on caffeine to name a few. Bu...

5 Things You Should Do Before 2014

Laurie Gerber | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

As I think about what brings me the greatest satisfaction at the end of the year, it's pushing! And I am writing to you today to urge you to do one final push for your year. You really did think up some potent dreams at the beginning of this year, and some of them are still not fulfilled. What are you going to yell in your ear right now at the homestretch?

Why Heirloom Foods Help You Lose Weight

Cooking Light | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Cooking Light

One of our Social Diet members, Patrick Pittman, talks about expecting more from your food when you're watching calories. The reasoning is simple: Every bite needs to be outstanding if you're eating fewer bites.

Nobody Said Losing Weight Was Fun

Cooking Light | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Cooking Light

While it would be nice to think that once we reach our goal weights, we can ease up on the throttle and cruise along without further sacrifice, many people who have lost weight permanently adjust permanently to some sacrifices. The reward for doing so: knowing you're staying at a goal that you reached the hard way.

Tricks and Treats for a Healthy Halloween -- and Holiday Season

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

This Halloween, begin treating yourself to a proactive healthy regimen using these living healthy naturally tricks. Starting now, as we prepare for Halloween, guarantees a healthy winter.

Surprising Benefits of Exercise

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Headed to a job interview? Meeting your future mother-in-law? Use exercise to help you make a good first impression. Oftentimes, I notice my own customers begin to walk a little taller and exude more self-confidence as they begin achieving their physical fitness goals.

How to Reduce Belly Fat: A Complete Plan to Shrink Your Waist

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 12.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

Despite claims we are "eating right," many times we don't realize that if we are not getting the results in fat loss, then no matter how good we are eating, it is not good enough.

Keep It Going

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Exercise doesn't have to be hard or scary. You don't have to start exercising by running a mile. You can start by just walking a little.

The Lessons I Learned From a Health Nut Father

Jessica Kane | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Kane

Having a mom who never said no to treats and a dad to run with allowed me to find a harmonious balance of remaining healthy while never depriving myself.

6 Truths About Exercise That Nobody Wants to Believe

James Clear | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

What got you here won't get you there. If you want to see different results, you have to do something different. If you want to see progress each week, then you have to progress each week.

Weight Loss Myths, Busted

Posted 07.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tamara Duker Freuman for U.S. News Collectively, my patients have shed thousands of pounds through our work together. I've worked with preteens ...

Should You Go Gluten-Free?

Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Katherine Tallmadge, R.D. Published: 07/05/2013 11:24 AM EDT on LiveScience Katherine Tallmadge, R.D.,is a registered dietitian, author of ...

Hit a Weight Loss Plateau? Don't Sleep Through These 7 Tips

Reboot with Joe | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Reboot with Joe

When the plateau hits, many people give up and convince themselves they have a slow metabolism or something is wrong with their new healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, you have to take a step back and get some new ideas to get the weight-loss moving forward.

The Perfect Weight-Loss Romance

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Before putting all of your energy (literally) into your workouts, be sure that you are prepping yourself by eating the foods that provide you with the nutrients your body needs. A successful pairing of exercise and nutrition is not beyond your reach!

Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolution to Lose Weight Today

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

Why not pick up a few new, healthy habits before the start of 2013? By following these simple tips, you will be able to leave the extra holiday pounds (and the guilt that comes with them) in 2012.

Surprising Endorsement of Yo-Yo Dieting

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The weight cycling industry has cause for celebration this week. A study was published in Metabolism titled "History of weight cycling does not impede...