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Unjust Attacks Against Dr. Oz

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

Although Dr. Oz and I may not agree on all issues, I always expect a fair hearing, with a consideration of the evidence supporting my view. His flexibility to consider options other than drugs should be respected.

6 Healthy Foods to Help Keep Your Hunger Pangs Away

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

I have never been a fan of deprivation diets -- or any diet for that matter. It is more important to develop lifelong habits you can sustain. One such habit is choosing "go to" foods that you enjoy and that also make you feel full.

Dieting to Be Elected

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Trisha de Borchgrave

As in the tragic case of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie whose gastric band has relinquished yet more poundage but not an ounce of criticism that he still lacks presidential gravitas.

How I Stopped Letting Food Consume My Soul

Jen Picicci | Posted 06.13.2015 | Women
Jen Picicci

In short: You are already enough. Right now. Right this second. And when you let that wash over you, when you feel yourself believing it, let yourself imagine what life would hold for you if you felt that way all the time.

6 Things No One Tells Women About Their Weight Loss Journey

Anne Ricci | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

The truth is that weight loss is a journey that looks a lot like a bumpy ride, and that every woman who successfully loses weight and keeps it off has to overcome challenges that are not often talked about. Let's take a closer look at six of them.

How Many Diets Are There?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

People look for the quick fix, to produce the weight loss for them. There isn't one. There is no timeline on a successful weight loss. Consider weight loss the byproduct of a lifestyle that includes eating food that nourishes you, and being active.

How To Spring Clean Your Kitchen (And Your Diet)

Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living

By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn Even if you haven't been indulging in rich, comforting meals all winter, chances are you've accumulated mo...

When the Fat Lady Sings

Julie Gray | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Gray

If someone would have told me, 20 years ago, that there was a magical way I could lose weight quickly and forever, there would be nothing but smoke wh...

Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment.

Obesity and Food Addiction: It's Not About Willpower

Tim Ward | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tim Ward

While it's nationally recognized that we are in the midst of an "obesity epidemic," our response remains gravely inadequate. Imagine handling the ebol...

10 Nutritionists Reveal What They'd Order If They Had To Eat At McDonald's

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living

The scenario goes a little something like this: You're on a long drive, the road ahead is completely bare and your stomach is making noises louder...

Is Losing Weight Really Worth It?

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Losing weight can be difficult, especially when dieters are besieged by a sabotaging thought such as "It's just not worth it to stay on my diet." Here's what you need to remind yourself to keep on going.

Struggling With Dieting? Here's the First Step in Getting Off the Diet Roller Coaster

Jenn Hand | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

If you are constantly criticizing your actions and hating your behaviors, you're judging yourself. When there's judgment, there's no room for learning. You miss whatever the lesson is trying to teach you. It is these lessons that often serve as our biggest opportunities to see where and how we need to change.

All of My Dieting Attempts Are Doomed

Wes Janisen | Posted 05.10.2015 | Comedy
Wes Janisen

My first week aboard the Healthy Express goes relatively well. I go to the grocery store and eschew all delicious desserts and salty snacks, opting instead for celery and fat-free yogurt. In the cereal aisle, I put down the Fruit Loops and pick up the Fiber One.

Why You Can't Eat Healthy If You Have a Toddler

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 05.09.2015 | Parents
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

My toddler son is pretty well behaved -- for a 2-year-old, that is. Sure, there are temper tantrums, and Lego pieces scattered throughout the house. But that's manageable. Our real battleground is around food -- and right now, he is winning!

So Your Diet Crashed and Burned. Now What?

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimber Simpkins

Learning to trust myself has allowed me to be happy in my body in a way I never imagined possible. But it required that I stop judging my happiness by looking in the mirror and comparing my body to other women's bodies. It required that I look inside, listen to and trust my body, and find happiness by turning away from appearance and toward my heart.

You Know Everything About Nutrition. So Why Are You Still Overeating?

Jenn Hand | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Can you find the happy medium between what's "healthy" and what's not? It's important to find your balance in the food realm. You need to allow yourself to eat the "bad" things sometimes and have it be okay. That takes some practice, but giving yourself the permission is half the battle.

The 3 Things You Should Never Say to Yourself Around Food

Jenn Hand | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

When you're struggling with food or battling your weight, it's easy to self-sabotage. With constant self-criticism, berating our bodies, and punishing ourselves for things we did/didn't do, we often become our own worst enemies. But the things we are telling ourselves (subconsciously or consciously) can do us more harm than good.

Wellness in the Workplace Is Contagious

Margaret Marshall | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Following these tips will help regardless of your work setting, and wellness will become contagious because people want what others have. You will also find that a wellness attitude follows you home.

Scientific Findings Can Help Get Your Resolutions Back on Track

Dr. Anna Sher Simon | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Anna Sher Simon

Occasional slip-ups do not mean you are incapable of self-control, but rather that you either didn't manage your fuel well or are taking on something too big too soon... also, that you are human.

Circuit Train My Brain

Lori Ferraro | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Lori Ferraro

What would make this experience different? Why would this stick when nothing else really has? I kind of turned the tables and asked my new trainer.

Loving Your Body Doesn't Mean What You Think

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Kimber Simpkins

The mind is afraid that if you love the body as it is, you will no longer listen to it -- you'll no longer listen to reason. But the not so secret truth that the mind likes to conveniently forget is that it's not separate from the body.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Quit Your Diet Immediately

Jenny C. Evans | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenny C. Evans

It's not that we lack self-discipline or willpower to be successful. The problem is that dieting couldn't be more opposite to how we're evolutionarily designed to survive and function best. Could you ever imagine our distant ancestors going against their biological drive for survival by purposefully eating less food when it was available?

Have You Ever Been Pissed Off at a Green Bean?

Gregg McBride | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Confession time... There are some days when something as simple as a green bean can really piss me off. Sure, I'm committed to healthy eating -...

Waiting for Thin, When Fatism Rules the World

Rachael Oakes-Ash | Posted 03.29.2015 | Women
Rachael Oakes-Ash

Life, fat or thin, isn't life if you are not in it. How can you connect when you project into the future what you will look like when you are thin and reach back into the past to lament the times that you were and lost it?