Good nutrition is important, especially if you have cancer. The challenge for many is that chemotherapy can wreak havoc on your ability to eat.
I've never heard the words "chocolate milk" and "exercise" in the same sentence until recently. But research implies that drinking one cup of low-fat ...
Developing the techniques and skills to avoid feeling overwhelmed and relieving it if it happens are key to solving the problem. Here are a few of the habits I've learned and teach that are a good start to getting a handle on it.
We've rounded up a list of the most common (and if we're all honest, the lamest) excuses for not exercising, and we called on the help of several fitness experts to find out how to crush them.
Mindful eating is a wide path that's nearly impossible to fall off of. You have flexibility and options so you can make decisions based on what you want and need in any given situation. When you make a choice that doesn't work out well, you simply observe the consequences, learn from your mistakes, and keep going.
We have a duty to our country and future generations to work towards turning around the grim statistics of sharply increasing incidences of cancer. We need increased resources for information, education and policies to help protect individuals, families and communities from cancer.
Here are a few tips for choosing a healthy snack: eat real food, keep it portion-controlled (and calorie-controlled), aim for a fruit or veggie serving, and try to get some protein or fiber in your snack to help you feel full and stabilize blood sugar.
The most common cause of constipation in a kitty is inadequate fluid intake. Cats are by nature infrequent and inefficient water drinkers. They depend...
The power lunch of today often takes place in your car. Going through the drive-thru to grab whatever you can, driving back to the office or your next client visit with one knee so you can eat with both hands.
There is a world of difference between someone who inherently fears and mistrusts food to the point where they jeopardize their health and someone who is well-informed and aware of what they put into their body.
It doesn't matter what gender you are. Movember can be a great way to finally allow yourselves or your loved ones to open up and share any health concerns you may have, be they mental, physical, or preventative.
When we realize that something as primal as the food that we choose to eat each day makes such an important difference in addressing both global warming and personal health, it empowers us and imbues these choices with meaning.
Michael Fenster, "Dr. Mike," cardiologist, professional chef, and author of The Fallacy of the Calorie promises to give the reader clarity. "This is a...
I recently had the opportunity to talk sugar, actually excess sugar, with a smart group of people at the James Beard Foundation Food Conference. Our p...
No, looking at the never-ending parade of quick-fix contestants, we cannot say which diet is best -- because none is.
You are bound to eat more on holidays and party days than you would eat normally; this is your holiday eating. Pay attention, calories add up quickly. Knowledge is power, and armed with this knowledge, you can make smarter choices.
In recent years, dietitians and public health advocates have focused their attention on raising awareness of the health consequences of consuming too ...
My ass. I always figured what I couldn't see didn't concern me. But apparently other people have noticed. Men have noticed. Really attractive men have noticed. Really attractive younger men have noticed. As a post-50 woman, I've been told I have a great ass more times this year than in my entire life. From the way things are going, I guess you could say my ass is having a landmark year.
Revel in your own bite, then offer some with a casual, take-it-or-leave-it attitude. "Ooh, wilted spinach. That's good. I taste a little of that lemon. Would you like some, too?"
Once you think of your age as a needle you can move down the scale, you can conceive of your own life in a new and more controllable light. Age can truly become, for you, "just a number," defined by you, and not just the calendar.