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Why You'll Never Have to Diet Again

Jeff Hyman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

Fad diets might be appealing to quickly shed pounds, but they don't lead to lasting weight loss. The key to reaching a healthy weight and staying there is banishing those bad habits and replacing them with healthy, long-lasting routines.

The (Revolutionary) Get-Hit-in-the-Face-With-a-Horse Diet!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A couple of weeks ago, my sister got hit in the face with a horse, and the pounds have been dropping off ever since. It seemed unfair to keep this revolutionary weight loss breakthrough to ourselves, so I am writing to share it.

ReThink Review: Fed Up -- It's the Sugar, Stupid

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Fed Up, which is executive produced and narrated by Katie Couric, begins much like a horror movie, as a montage of TV news anchors breathlessly describe a lethal affliction infecting millions of Americans across the country, sowing illness and death for increasing numbers of men, women, and children.

I Think My Diet Is Trying to Kill Me

Stacey Graham | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Stacey Graham

I know when I'm beaten. This diet isn't messing around. Next time, I may not be so lucky.

The Arrogance of Dieting

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Trade in the arrogance of dieting for the confidence of body wisdom! Mindful eating is a non-judgmental, flexible approach that frees you up to focus on living your life instead of counting, weighing, measuring and obsessing about food.

Eating Is Not a Hobby

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Thirty years ago I lost 140 pounds the right way after 25 years of being obese and trying to lose weight the wrong way. Fortunately, I'm one of the ap...

The Ups and Downs of Being On or Off a Diet

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Even though very young, I realized that being "on" the diet that my parents prescribed was very different than when I was "off" of it.

Why Photoshopping Is a Matter of Life and Death for Many Girls

Lori Day | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Lori Day

Unless you live in cave, these ubiquitous photographs of the famished female form will negatively affect most kids to some degree. The popular narrative that says otherwise is wrong, and is not supported by research.

10 Reasons Your Diet Isn't Working

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

It seems I continually fight The Battle of the Bulge and the winner is the Bulge. Why, oh why, am I cursed with a slow metabolism, willpower that fails at the least temptation, and mood swings that are dependent on the bathroom scale?

Severe Obesity? Let 'Em Eat Kale!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We need to reorient our cultural attitude about obesity so it is not an excuse to argue the respective merits of personal responsibility and public policy. Rather, if we are to fix it at its origins, we need to acknowledge that people who are empowered are most capable, and most inclined, to exercise responsibility.

6 Great Tips to Better Skin

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Beauty is not only skin deep. Instead, true beauty and great skin come from what we eat and how we live.

Three Tips To Banish Belly Fat, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to banishing belly fat, David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, had some great tips to share with us. First, David recommend...

70% Of Calories Come From This, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

To immediately cut calories out of your diet, David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, gave us some simple, easy tips. According to David, c...

A Simple Trick To Lose 10 Pounds In One Year, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, shared some simple, practical tips with us for healthy weight loss. “Find the best source of all...

Tricks For Cutting Calories While Drinking Alcohol, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to cutting down calories when consuming alcohol, David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, had some helpful tips for us. “Wat...

Portion Control While Dining Out, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, had some great insights to share with us about how to control portion sizes when eating out at restaur...

David Zinczenko With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

I was so thrilled to have David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, as my guest on Mondays with Marlo! We talked about everything from banishing ...

The Truth About Diet Soda, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, explained why diet soda is actually so unhealthy, despite its deceptive lower calorie appeal. The i...

Why Diets Are So Bad For Your Body, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, had a refreshingly unconventional response to the question of whether or not to diet. “Don’t di...

What This Wildly Popular UK Diet Is Really Like

Posted 03.26.2014 | OWN

By Laura Fraser A college friend's mother was a marvelous cook, a woman who ate with gusto but never gained weight. The word diet didn't pass...

Weight-Loss Resistance and Choices

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Weight, per se, is not a choice. Addressing the variable challenge of weight management with insight, understanding and compassion certainly is. It's a choice we should all be making.

Diet and Health: There, There and Getting There

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Giving up favored foods involves the pain of heavy lifting -- trading up foods does not. But doing so either requires legitimate reformulations by food manufacturers, or our ability to make better choices among what's currently available -- or both.

How I Got Down to My Driver's License Weight

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Once upon a time I got down to my driver's license weight. I want to share with you how I did that. And just in case you're thinking what my husban...

5 Diet 'Miracles' You Might Want To Avoid

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.10.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The FDA often recalls these products after users experience life-threatening side effects.

How To Handle Social Events When You're Watching What You Eat

Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Let's face it: partying is no easy task when you’re watching what you eat, and dieting can be hard enough without the ruthless temptation of an endl...