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Why Starting a Gratitude Journal Can Be As Good for Your Waist Size As It Is for Your Peace of Mind

Gregg McBride | Posted 11.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gregg McBride

As dieters, we often get caught up in what we don't have (a certain waist size, skinny jeans, self-acceptance -- you name it). This is why the Thank...

Why We Need To Stop Treating Overeating As A Personal Failure

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living

America has a problem. As the latest data released last week by the Centers For Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics confirmed, fa...

How "Love Your Body" Became A Marketing Slogan

The Establishment | Posted 11.17.2015 | Women
The Establishment

Brands have, in recent years, begun to perpetuate the notion that the products they sell can help us love our bodies and, by a false equivalence, ourselves. Women shouldn't need makeup or lingerie to feel sexy. More importantly, they shouldn't need to feel sexy in the first place.

Feel Like Giving Up on Your Diet? Here's What to Do

Michele Lian | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

I'm not implying that you should be a quitter at life, but in life, you have to know when you need to quit because it's the only way to move closer to success. Here are some subtle (and not-so-subtle) signs that you should give up on the diet you're on.

Why I Don't Like The Term 'Clean Eating'

Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD | Posted 11.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

"Clean eating" has become a sort of shorthand for this way of life. Yet the more I hear it, there's something about the term-"clean eating"-that bothers me. Three things, actually:

Is It Junk Food And Soda That Are Making Us Fat?

Ayda Ersoy | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayda Ersoy

The solution is to educate ourselves and give real attention to what we are eating. Knowledge of nutrition can save you time, and money, and certainly your health.

The #1 Mistake All Dieters Make and How to Fix It

Michele Lian | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Here's why: Most people who are trying to lose weight are using this one thing that will make them fail again, and again, and again....until they lose hope and give up altogether.

Cute Meme Reveals Dark Truth About Girls And Dieting

Mary Novaria | Posted 11.02.2015 | Fifty
Mary Novaria

There's a meme going around, the one with two precious little girls in frilly, white matching outfits. One of them stands on the bathroom scale while the other says, 'Try again without the socks.' It's meant to be cute and funny, but it's not. It's just plain sad.

Making a Case for Food Sensitivity Testing

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

While the phrases food allergy and food sensitivity have been used interchangeably in the past, they're actually quite different.

The Art of Being Naked

Michele Lian | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

When was the last time you stripped your clothes off, stood in front of a mirror, took a good look at yourself (no sideways, peek-a-boo-type glances...

Is This The End Of Dieting?

SELF | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living

The percentage of women who say they're dieting has fallen by a third over the last two decades. To many, the very notion of eating diet foods seems sort of old-fashioned--a relic of crazy habits people acquired before they knew better about what their bodies needed.

I'm With Stupid: Amazing, No-hassle, Fat-burning Diet Revealed

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.16.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

OK, I know you're all dying to know how the Larabar cleanse went, but before we get to that, I'd like to stress that the following claims are mine alone, and nothing about my experience is backed or recommended by Larabar, doctors, science, research or common sense. In other words, read this column at your own risk.

3 Ways to Lose Weight That Have Nothing to Do With Going on a Diet

Michele Lian | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

So how do you start shrinking that waistline without depriving yourself, messing up your metabolism with crash diets, and ending up regaining all the weight you've lost?

The One Mental Shift You Need to Make to Stop Overeating

Michele Lian | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michele Lian

Have you ever woken up and gone into your day with an intention to eat well, stick to your workout routine and be 'good'? Probably. I've done it t...

Flexible Dieting and Why It Doesn't Work

Penny Love | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

When Kathie Lee Gifford wants to shed a few pounds, she does it by making a rule for herself; not to have bread, for example, or maybe sweets, for ...

Can't Stop Thinking About Those Cupcakes? Here's What to Do

Michele Lian | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

I LOVE cupcakes. Especially the kind that comes with heaps of vanilla buttercream frosting. And I have to be honest... if you put one in front of m...

8 Things Keeping You From Moving Forward On Your Weight Loss Journey

Anne Ricci | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

Don't be afraid of "getting off track" or "falling off the bandwagon"; simply be consistent day in and day out. And you will get there. My goal here is to give you encouragement to believe in yourself, keep going, be patient, and speak to yourself with kindness and love. You can do this.

3 Unexpected Ways to Feel Confident About Your Body Right Now

Michele Lian | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Surface solutions like shopping for a new dress or shade of lipstick can help you feel better for a little while, but they don't get you to unwrap the real issues that are gnawing at you from the inside out.

4 Post-Workout Myths You Should Stop Believing

Details | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jacqueline Burt Cote for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) When it comes to the best way to work out, chances are you're on the right track--after ...

5 Questions Women Are Guaranteed To Hear Between Cradle And Grave

Sharon Kurtzman | Posted 09.26.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Kurtzman

Sometimes inquiring minds want to know the darnedest things. These five cringe-worthy questions can make you squirm, sweat and stammer. But take heart, because you're not alone; at this point in my life, I've been asked each one of these beauties.

The 5 Foods to Avoid If You Want a Six Pack

Details | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Freedman for DETAILS. (photo: John Ashley/Flickr) Carrying a spare tire around your belly? You're not alone: Fifty-four percent of U.S. adu...

My Body Is My Best Friend

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 09.21.2015 | Women
Kimber Simpkins

Relating to my body like a best friend changed everything. For so long, my mind was a loud, critical, bossy perfectionist who treated my body like a disobedient servant. My mind had to shift to seeing my body as an equal, a peer, a wise being with needs and longings and a tender language all its own.

5 Low-Fat Foods That Are Making You Fat

Details | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS. (photo: Corbis) You may know that so-called low-fat and fat-free diet foods are often packed with sugar, salt, a...

The 10 Healthiest Beers, Ranked

Details | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living

All joking aside, the healthiest option for you depends on what you're looking for. Here are our rankings of the most nutritionally sound brews out there:

Is Your Drinking Making You Fat?

Details | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jaqueline Burt for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) We all know that alcohol is high in calories, but that doesn't really mean we have to give up ...