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Do You Make This Dining Out Mistake?

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Bhasin

When was the last time you ate out? In the last month, week or couple of days? If you are like many today it's most likely going to be in the last cou...

Dr. Hyman's Fat Summit Findings

Riva Greenberg | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Those who follow me on Facebook saw me litter my page this week with a bunch of screen shots from Dr. Mark Hyman's "The Fat Summit." I'll say right...

Coming Soon! Hot Flash Barbie!

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 02.01.2016 | Comedy
Janet Eve Josselyn

Mattel recently announced the release of Short Barbie and Curvy Barbie who will be joining African American and Asian Barbie to round out the assort...

Taking the Oath Against Fat Shaming

Don McNay | Posted 01.23.2016 | Impact
Don McNay

Discriminating against people because of their weight is not limited to famous people in music videos. It's hard on everyday people who have had a lifetime of conditioning to not speak out and endured subtle and not so subtle insults.

Can You Force Someone to Be Healthier?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Bottom line: Nobody likes to be told what to do. There is no "one size fits all" especially when it comes to health and stress management. Discover what works for you and build more of it into your day.

5 Easy Exercises to Get Rid of Muffin Top Right at Home

LittleThings.com | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living
LittleThings.com

By Phil Mutz, writer at LittleThings.com One of the biggest resolutions that people make at the start of a brand-new year is to get into better shape...

Fewer Americans Say They Want To Lose Weight

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Sara G. Miller Published: 12/31/2015 03:53 PM EST on LiveScience More Americans are happy with their weight, a new poll suggests. In a recent Gal...

Which Fat Are You Burning?

Alan Christianson | Posted 12.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

A recent study helped to illustrate an important point: Burning fat for fuel is not the same as burning fat from your body.

Fat Profits: Watching Oprah's Weight

Dr. Felicia Clark | Posted 12.28.2015 | Women
Dr. Felicia Clark

Say the name "Oprah" and you think of authenticity, integrity and living your best life. Ms. Winfrey has always advocated for living your best life "now" instead of later. Oprah is trusted. That is why her brand carries weight.

Should You Avoid Saturated Fats This Thanksgiving?

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

If individuals decide to also include some animal-derived foods in their diets, they can do so healthfully. Just ensure that your foods come form sustainable methods, with minimal processing and with production that proceeds in a manner as close to what occurs in nature as possible.

Low-Fat Diet Worse for Health Too

Mike Sheridan | Posted 11.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

How medical professionals like Dean Ornish are still advocating a low-fat diet is beyond my comprehension. Even if we forget about the ginormous failu...

Warren's Week in Twitter Polls

Warren Holstein | Posted 11.13.2015 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Twitter has recently added the ability to create polls in its latest update and I have taken full advantage of this new feature by fully engaging the public on both current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.

I'll Start Working Out Tomorrow

Alex Iosiovich | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Alex Iosiovich

It would be pretty great to wear form-fitting, stylish clothes without your cheese-filled gut popping over your screaming belt, wouldn't it? But you know what else is pretty great? Cheese!

Fitness vs. Fatness: Which Matters More?

The Conversation US | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Increasing physical activity without losing weight will not likely improve these patients' lives. To improve their health and quality of life, it is important to exercise every day, eat healthy food and, most importantly, lose some weight.

Here Is The Expert Opinion On The Differences Between Chocolate Types

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Why Is The Fair-Trade Logo All Over Chocolate Bars?

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Does Dark Chocolate Contain Fewer Nutrients Than Milk Chocolate?

Posted 11.06.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Here's A Decadent Chocolate Lesson With Marlo And Master Chocolatier

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

An Education For Any Chocolate Lover Who Wants To Make It A Hobby

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Mondays With Marlo - The Chocolatiers

Posted 11.03.2015 | Home

Our diets have seen many things come and go over the years (especially when it comes to sweets), but there's that one magical snack that is impossible...

Plus-Size Sex for the First Time

Ravishly | Posted 10.19.2015 | Women
Ravishly

"Should I turn out the lights?" He was already getting out of the bed as he said it. For the first time in nine months, I was completely naked in front of a man, and the first thing he wanted to do when he took my dress off was turn out the lights.

Tips for Answering the Question, 'Are You Sure You Need to Eat That Piece of Pie?'

Lauren Marie Fleming | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women
Lauren Marie Fleming

Remember, preparation is half the battle. Arm yourself now with the self-care and self-confidence you need to make it through this holiday season loving yourself fully as you are right now, right here.

Confessions of a Former Overweight Professional Athlete

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

The most recent numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show that obesity rates around the country continue to remain high. What's worse is that ...

Salt Gets An Unfair Shake, Public Health Feels The Pinch

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

2,300 mg of sodium is the upper level of intake recommended by existing Dietary Guidelines for Americans and by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. But are these recommendations actually justified? And will labeling appropriately focus consumer attention and improve public health?

Why Calorie Counting Is Awful (Plus a Better Way to Do Portion Control)

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Put down your calculators. Put away your food scales. Turn off your calorie-counting apps. It's time to stop counting calories.