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Eating Habits

15 Ways Your Environment Makes You Eat More (Or Less)

Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl Brian Wansink, the best-selling author and Cornell professor of nutrition science and consumer behavior, ha...

5 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Diet

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Great power lies in a solid night's sleep. Logging those 7-9 hours of shut-eye daily helps us stay mentally sharp, repair damage done to our bodies du...

Change Your Habits to Change Your Weight

Toffler Niemuth | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Toffler Niemuth

There is no better time to start than today. Start one positive practice today and repeat it daily to begin creating the habit that leads to successful, sustainable weight loss.

How To Be A Good Dinner Guest On Your New Diet

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living

In the New Year, many of us go after this health and wellness thing in earnest. But since it's a new -- or at least not continuous -- pursuit for so m...

7 Mistakes You Probably Make When You're Trying To Lose Weight

Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD In my one-on-one work with clients there is a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy new eating regimen, but in order f...

Everything You Need To Know About Food And Happiness

Happify | Posted 11.27.2014 | Healthy Living

The holidays and stress usually go hand in hand, but the simple fix may lie in your pantry or even on your dinner table. Happify, a website and app...

WATCH: Why This Actress Thinks Health Starts With 'Listening To Your Body'

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living

It can seem like everyone has an opinion about what you need to live a healthy lifestyle -- but sometimes, a healthier life is as simple as listening ...

Americans' Eating Habits Have Improved A Bit -- Except Among Poor

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO (AP) — Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even a...

A Creative Way To Inspire Kids To Eat Healthy

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

How can we get children excited about eating fruits and vegetables? Lisa Helfman, founder of Brighter Bites, joined HuffPost Life host Caroline Mod...

Confessions of a Chubby Girl

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

For me, once I admitted that I really like sugar, and that eating it makes me happy, my cravings died down. I stopped wanting it because I knew I could eat it if I wanted it. I replaced my years of resistance and pushing away the foods I loved with a more compassionate approach.

Conquer Emotional Eating With These 12 Weird Tricks

Orion Talmay | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Orion Talmay

Unhealthy overeating can stem from emotions that don't serve you. The good news is you are in control of your emotions. Determine your emotional triggers, look out for those triggers and take charge over your mind and body.

How To Change Your Eating Habits In Less Than A Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

With many of us working around the clock, taking the time to sit down for a nutritious meal oftentimes gets traded for a quick bite on the go. Even wi...

9 Expert Tips For More Mindful Eating

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Unless you're a competitive eater, there's really no reason to scarf down your meals. After all, doing the opposite -- that is, slowing down -- is lik...

How a Habit Becomes a Cable

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

Normal eating is goal-directed behavior; compulsive overeating is not. Compulsive overeating is a complex stimulus-response behavior.

6 Psych Experiments That Shed Light On Your Eating And Drinking Habits

Thrillist | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Scientists are finding new, inventive ways to explain why you dine the way you do.

21 Food Times You Knew You Were A Teenager

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 03.27.2014 | Taste

If you could eat like a teenager again, would you?

Are Our Eating Habits Getting Less Healthy?

Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Less than two-thirds of Americans said they ate healthily "yesterday" in 2013, according to a new Gallup-Healthways report -- a drop from recent years...

14 Shameful Eating Habits Of People Who Work From Home

Thrillist | Posted 03.06.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

The reality is shoveling handfuls of dry cereal into your gullet and drinking microwave coffee.

You Are What Your Friends Eat

Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Why do people eat the way they do? Food choices are based on many factors, and a new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ex...

6 Of The Most Disgusting Food Habits You Can Have

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Both Liz Taylor and I have watched as our weight on occasion has tipped the scale. I think we also share the pattern of getting serious and dieting for awhile, and I'm sure we both nodded with great enthusiasm when people spouted pearls like 'It's not a diet! It's a lifestyle change!' It's a lifestyle change alright, but just a brief one for me and Liz.

What Eating Can Tell You About The People Around You

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 11.12.2013 | Taste

Some of them are gems, some of them need to get away from you as soon as possible.

How to Break Bad Habits Like a Boss

Elizabeth McKenzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth McKenzie

People who are wining at life are doing so because of their positive habits. Through the repeated routines and rituals of their daily lives, they are literally setting themselves up for success.

6 Strange Eating Habits Of Highly Untrustworthy Humans

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.24.2013 | Taste

Avoid these food quirks at all costs -- we're here to help.

Do You Eat Fast Food? (POLL)

Posted 09.20.2013 | MarloThomas

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What Yoga Taught Me About Eating Healthfully

Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

We've all been there. Those moments of boredom, exhaustion or sadness when we reach for a slice of cake or a bag of chips because they're there, we're craving a sugar rush or we think they'll make us feel better. Try as we might, maintaining a healthy diet is difficult for most Americans.