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Breakfast Rules For Weight Loss

Peter Weintraub | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Weintraub

Main Takeaway: If you're hungry for breakfast, eat a high-fat, moderate-protein meal consisting of foods like eggs, bacon, sausage, avocado, nuts and seeds and coconut oil. If you're not usually hungry for it, DON'T EAT IT!

The Therapeutics Of Tea: Why L-Theanine Can Help Stop Stress

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

So far, L-theanine has shown minimal adverse side effects on young patients, making it an especially compelling form of therapy for researchers to look into in the future. If you're considering taking L-theanine, be sure to consult your doctor prior to beginning a new regimen.

What's The 4-Letter Word Your Diet Might Be Missing?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

As someone who who is able to share with others that I used to weigh over 450 pounds, I'm not sure which they are more impressed by -- the fact that I...

How to find your eating 'off-switch'

Vania Phitidis | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Vania Phitidis

So these two pieces together: Eating when you're comfortably hungry, and giving yourself unconditional permission to eat whatever you want is where you'll find your off-switch.

Losing Weight Is Not A 'One Size Fits All' Kind Of Plan

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Don't be discouraged if you are doing it completely different from someone else, it doesn't mean you will do better or worse than them. Everyone is different, and we all will see different results.

7 Food Swaps That Are Making You Overweight

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.24.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Aren’t you the healthy one, eating pretzels instead of chips and only buying products marked "low" or "no" fat! Well, guess agai...

Why I'm Not OK With Study Advocating Calorie Restriction Among Non-Obese People

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

If you're at a healthy weight and about to snack on some crackers, carrots or -- gasp! -- cheesecake while reading this, you better think twice. Tonig...

5 Surprising Reasons Your Diet Keeps Failing You

Jessi Andricks | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Jessi Andricks

We've all heard the scientific research about diets and the conclusions that most have come up with -- they don't work. Most diets set you up for shor...

Is It Meditation, Inspiration or Physical Exercise?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Is it mediation, inspiration, or physical exercise? I believe they are all related and lead to stress management, insight, creativity, good health, and serenity. Inspiration will happen during mediation and/or physical exercise, and meditation can take place during exercise.

How to Survive Without Sugar

Peter Weintraub | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Weintraub

It's Friday night. The weekend. You've worked hard all week, and you're ready to kick back and treat yourself. What's on the table tonight? Cookies? ...

4 Pounds Lost + Doubt Overcome: The Tiniest Thai Weight-loss Diet Week 3 of 12

Rachel Redlaw | Posted 05.19.2016 | Taste
Rachel Redlaw

Week 3 (of a planned 12) was a harder one than the previous two have been. Harder than I was expecting - at the start anyway.

Master Your Relationship With Food

Amanda Richardson | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Richardson

It is this single action that changed my relationship with food. I simply started to pay attention to what I was eating, why I was eating, and how it was making me feel.

5 Obstacles That Are Keeping You Overweight (And How to Break Past Them)

Michele Lian | Posted 05.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

My goal with this post is to leverage off my mistakes (and I've stumbled with many of the obstacles I've outlined below) to build that awareness within you and help you pin-point what yours are--if you're struggling with this particular area of your life -- so that you can start clearing the path to your goal.

Is Organic Food REALLY Better for You?

Peter Weintraub | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Weintraub

There's a reason that both myself and 45 percent of Americans actively seek out organic foods: We want to minimize our exposure to environmental toxins, and the best way to do that is to control what foods go into our bodies.

12 Healthy(ish) Food Delivery Services to Get You Beach Body Ready

GQ | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
GQ

Maybe you fear eating like this will be a) time consuming, b) expensive, and/or c) unappetizing. Fortunately for you, there's a whole new world of healthy(ish) food-delivery services that won't break the bank.

Souping: Yet Another Dead End Dieting Trend

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

Voted one of the most popular diet trends of 2016, souping has taken the nation by storm. I'm left scratching my head as to why? Personally, I like my soup as a side to something else -- like a plate full of food that hasn't been deprived of its need to be chewed.

Embrace Those Last 5-10 Pounds and Let Go of 'I'll Be Happy When...' Syndrome.

Connie Andrea Trowbridge | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Connie Andrea Trowbridge

Can you embrace your sweet spot and let go of, "I'll be happy when..." syndrome?

What Happens To Your Body When You Skip A Meal Or Two

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.03.2016 | Healthy Living

Besides getting hangry, skipping a meal or two can have some pretty strong effects on the body. As explained in the Asap Science video above, you wou...

'Healthy' Foods Dietitians Refuse to Eat

Thrillist | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

Everyone has a unique definition of "healthy." For some, it means a kale-infused green juice every morning and no carbs after 2 p.m.; for others, it means limiting burger runs to just once a day.

How Diets Divide Us

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Even for someone who spends as much time in the diet war trenches as I do, the barrage of the past week has been noteworthy for its intensity, and its implications -- both exceptionally hopeful, and dire.<

How to Get Six-Pack Abs (Without a Single Sit-Up)

GQ | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
GQ

Most guys probably don't realize that the most effective moves for chiseling the rectus abdominis aren't crunches or sit-ups -- which can actually do more harm than good. How can that possibly be? Consider this: The best exercise to target your gut does the exact opposite of a crunch.

The 3 Biggest Reasons Your Diet Isn't Working

U.S. Health News & World Report | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living

If you had a nickel for every time you went on a diet … Or, scratch that, if you actually lost a pound every time you went on a diet, well, you'd ha...

9 Ways to Improve Body Image

Andrea Wachter | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

If you are one of the millions who are plagued with a bad body image, here are some tips for you:

5 Weight Loss Myths You Can Stop Believing Now

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 03.29.2016 | OWN

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What If Exercise Were More Like Healthy Eating?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.21.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Maybe, at best, we would try the first a few times, find that it involved some effort, and then abandon it, waiting for the next idea to deliver the magic. Guess the results.