Diverse and constantly evolving, the gut is responsible for much more than just digestion. In recent years, growing evidence has shown that the gut plays a central role in your overall wellbeing, including supporting a healthy immune system and even affecting your risk for disease and obesity.
Here are five fascinating truths about emotional eating that I reveal in a chapter entitled, 15 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Emotional Eating in my new book, 50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food.
Here is a list of things that used to scare me: Airplane turbulence. Terrorist threats. Not being able to locate my kids when they don't text me back...
Heartwarming smiles and the laughter of children as they glimpse nature and discover a friend -- as they regain consciousness of feelings and emotions lost to hours spent in front of computers and cell phones -- spark a light of hope for humanity.
I have been gratified by, and fascinated with, the extensive media coverage since the recent, groundbreaking Oldways Common Ground conference on healt...
Amazingly, Thanksgiving Day has already come and gone. As I write this, then, the somewhat euphemistic "holiday season" has begun. In a bizarre testam...
When you hit a plateau in your fitness goals, take a step back and evaluate how far you have come. Give yourself a pat on the back based on the progress you have made. Many people are too hard on themselves and fail to see the good, in the bad. Take a step back, re-evaluate your goals, kick your focus into high-gear and don't let your foot off the gas.
Remember: You have what it takes, are worthy, and don't need to know everything or do everything perfectly. You've got this.
I was thinking of holiday songs the other day and couldn't help but try to figure out the lyrics to "The 12 Days of Christmas." I was completely unsu...
Busy pretty much sums up every which way life becomes when kids are in the picture. When it comes to taking care of yourself and taking care of your little ones, we'll take all the help we can get. From ordering groceries to monitoring your health to exercising to staying in touch with health professionals, here's my list of must-have apps.
Now that you've got the facts and options for sprucing up your boring breakfast routine, there is no excuse to skip the most important meal of the day!
There's no need to overthink eating. It's really not that complicated. Just follow the KISS acronym and you'll be on the straight and narrow of a healthy diet.
What's that? You don't know what a Dadbod is? Don't feel bad. I'd never heard of the Dadbod either, until I woke up the other day and realized I couldn't see my toes.
Getting bored of plain almonds? I was too. Until I discovered homemade Cajun Almonds. I don't know if I'll ever go back.
The Johns Hopkins undergraduate students behind ShapeU are changing the name of their fitness technology startup to FitMango, according to founder and...
After the initial adjustment of the first week, I was no longer walking to the vending machine or my corner store for my 3pm must-have-sweets-now break. It was honestly awesome to not feel that need.
A man with a normal BMI [Body Mass Index] and central obesity had greater total mortality risk than one with similar BMI but no central obesity, and this man had twice the mortality risk of participants who were overweight or obese according to BMI only.
Businesses, such as those in the foodservice industry, also have a tremendous opportunity to be on the leading edge of encouraging healthier, climate-friendly diets by shifting away from red meat-heavy menus and offering more plant-based foods.
Though it may not always be prominent in the COP21 discussions, the role played by agriculture in many economies -- in terms of food security, economic opportunity and poverty reduction -- means agriculture is a key component of many national strategies for adaptation and mitigation.
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