A good way to transition into this habit is to use smaller plates and serve yourself smaller portions. That way, you can stop before helping yourself to more and really ask your body whether it needs more food.
When are we going to get the message that it's not about having a perfect body? That there's no such thing as perfection. That striving for perfection actually leads to more and more self-harm.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mark Hyman, M.D. -- a leading functional medicine doctor and author of numerous books, including The Bloo...
Recovery is not negotiable. You can either make time to rest and rejuvenate now or make time to be sick and injured later. Keep your bucket full.
As we go from ignoring our bodies to opening up a dialogue with them, we naturally start to make decisions out of love for our bodies.
Diets consistently high in sugar can cause obesity, diabetes and heart disease--to avoid these and other health problems, it's important to know what's in your food. Check out these unexpected sources of sugar to be more aware of your sugar intake.
Dieting is a short-term, get-on-then-get-back-off approach to the permanent challenge of losing weight and finding health. It has been tested rather generously, and it does not work. Perpetuating a method proven so robustly to be a massive failure is, at best, foolish.
High calorie counts, insane amounts of added sugar, and unnatural additives. We all know soda is by no means healthy. It has become a major focus in t...
What many of us may lack in political pull, we can make up for in taking the time to become more educated and present in our food choices.
Hear that distant scream? That's not an extra from The Walking Dead or someone watching a scary movie marathon. That's me walking near the candy aisle...
We need to start creating a difference between health and weight. Being healthy does not have to mean being skinny. I encourage proper nutrition, I support being active, I enjoy strength training, not because of the way it makes me look, but because of the way it makes me feel.
Teens probably pay the least attention to health warnings, so how can we get the group that drinks the most soda to notice?
You let your falafel wrap just be a falafel wrap. Not a complete respite from the grind of your day. And when you're not counting on your lunch to be your savior, it's a lot easier to stop when you're full.
A dieting concept that is more than 80 years old and should have been laughed out of existence now suddenly may have some validity. The concept is grapefruit juice.
I'd been engaging in compulsive eating behaviors since I was 8 years old. Eating was my way of coping with everything in life -- stress, sadness, boredom. It was as if, somewhere deep inside, I believed that an extra layer of flesh would protect me from the big, bad world.
These two smokers in the parking lot understandably are concerned about Ebola impacting their lives yet comforting themselves with the very thing that very likely will kill them.