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Dieting Advice

I Failed At Whole30, And I Couldn't Be Happier

Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Joseph Erbentraut

Any diet plan this restrictive and complex is built for failure and designed to generate more New York Times bestsellers and anoint more "experts." I refuse to feel bad for myself.

The Inedible Food Diet

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Having recently returned from a weeklong conference, I noted, happily, that I had lost a couple of pounds. This was surprising, since so much of the d...

How Pessimism Can Help You Lose Weight

Katie Morton | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Morton

While belief in yourself and confidence that you can succeed are keys to success, contingency planning is just as important.

What Would Batman Eat?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

A recent study discovered that if you ask kids to choose between apple slices or French fries with their lunch, and you ask them "What would Batman eat?" they will choose the apple slices over the fries.

The Real Scoop on the Raw Food Diet

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer What is the healthiest diet? This question is being asked over and over again...

10 Steps Toward Making Peace With Food

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.29.2011 | Women
Marcia Reynolds

The messages sent out in the media to women through television shows and advertising, what they present as good and bad for us, shapes not just our buying habits and self-image but also how we see each other.

How NOT to Diet for the Next 100 Years

Susan Yager | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Yager

Any fad diet - almost every one of them is just a starvation diet with a cool name, and starving yourself is as bad an idea as taking some pill that speeds up metabolism.

Kathy Ireland: Overweight, Overwhelmed

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

You were on the "downward spiral." You turned it around, got it together. You reached out to a nutritionally sound friend. Smart! Support is key! You are now on the "upward spiral."