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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
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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
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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
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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 ...

The Most Important Fruits And Vegetables To Buy Organic

Details | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
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The Environmental Working Group creates an annual list of the "dirty dozen," the 12 fruits and vegetables that "carry the most chemical residue, and thus are most critical to purchase organically," says Rossinoff. Here they are

5 Reasons I'll Never Stop Dieting

Cathy Sikorski | Posted 09.04.2015 | Fifty
Cathy Sikorski

Dieting makes me look at myself long and hard, usually for a pretty good period of time. It's like a serious retreat to get a grip on what I've been doing to the inside of my body. And the whole reason I diet is so I like to look at the outside of my body. That's why I'll never stop dieting.

Memories of Food Are Powerful

Margaret Marshall | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Celebrate a birthday, share fun times with loved ones, and it's all about the memory. Take a vacation and your most prized souvenir is your memories...

What You Should Eat Before a Long Run

Details | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
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Grabbing a quick snack before a run, if done correctly, can prevent your body from not only eating away muscle, but slowing your metabolism, dropping your blood sugar, and zapping your energy.

How to Fuel Up for Your Workout

Details | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
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Follow these five fueling tips to start getting the fitness results you want:

Forget Diets, Weight Loss Is About Hormones: An Interview With Jon Gabriel

Omega Institute | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

My approach is different. It's about creating certain habits that address the issue so your body wants to be thin. Then it requires no discipline at all. I will go on record saying this, and I've said it many times: Once your body wants to be thin (though it can be easy or hard to get to that point), it is effortless to lose weight.

The Best And Worst Booze To Drink If You Want To Lose Weight

Details | Posted 08.05.2015 | Taste
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By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS. (Main photo: Getty Images) Alcohol can either give you a beer belly or help you uncover your abs. After all, wh...

What to Do When Eating What You Want Isn't Working

Jenn Hand | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

So experiment with the mental and emotional allowance. Not "fake" allowing it. But really, truly allowing yourself to eat what you want. Without guilt, without judgement and without shame.

3 Reasons Why You Are Overweight

Gina Keatley | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

"Those fatties sure love their food" was a comment I overheard in a restaurant last week from a women sitting behind me as she glanced over to a table...

My Secret to Losing 20 Pounds

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Five months ago, my husband and I made a decision to lose 20 pounds in 20 weeks. For both of us, having a child had taken its toll. We were beyond p...

5 Fast-Food Breakfasts That Are Guaranteed To Blow Your Diet

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.20.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Fast food chains have done a very good job of turning breakfast into a game.

Using Mindfulness to Revolutionize the Diet Industry

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Diets lead us to believe that the answer is outside of ourselves. It is time, past time, to start looking at our full relationship with eating, how we feel when we eat certain foods, why we eat at certain times, what hunger means to our body. It is time to question everything!

One Simple Way to Enjoy More Body Love

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 07.13.2015 | Women
Kimber Simpkins

I love articles that give five steps to achieve one benefit. But what if we turned that on its head? Wouldn't it be fun to have ONE step to receive five benefits?

Embrace Feeling Hungry

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Bernadette Rock

Ever feel so hungry that your lack of food causes you to become angry? It's a state that's defined as "hangry." Ever feel "hangry" when food service i...

5 Mistakes That Might Be Preventing You From Losing Weight

Anne Ricci | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

To be able to lose the weight for good, it's important to understand that both well-intentioned diet advice as well as lifestyle habits can really hinder your success, sometimes on a very subtle level.

'Americans Are Just Simply Not Dieting Anymore'

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Do calories count for anything these days? Not according to Jeff Hamilton, the president of prepared foods at Nestle USA, who has seen sales of Lea...

My Husband Told Me I Look FAT!

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Lewtan

The other night my husband told me I looked FAT! At least that was what I "heard."

If You Quit Dieting, Will Your Worst Fear Come True?

Jen Picicci | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Jen Picicci

Even when I saw, very clearly, that dieting was keeping me in a never-ending cycle of restricting and binge eating, it was still very scary to give up. There's so much safety in following a plan, and so much hope that this time will be the one that works.

Here's What A Clean Eating Challenge Is Really Like

Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

I'd been combing through Buzzfeed's Clean Eating Challenge for a few days, and a lot of the recipes looked easy, healthy and delicious. It was only two weeks, and I would certainly save money by cutting out alcohol and restaurants. Plus, I wanted to feel better. What did I have to lose?

Women and 'Desire Hunger'

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.12.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

What is wrong about being hungry for more love, for more sex, for better lives for our children and families, for financial stability, for space to play? What is wrong with wanting to honor ourselves and feel honored by those around us?

Why Regaining Weight Is So Common and How to Deal

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

Getting back to your best body might require fine-tuning your eating habits and becoming more passionate about fitness. But it's totally possible. And it will set you for success in the long run.