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

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 10.01.2016 | 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.

7 Foods to Eat Frequently for a More Nutritious Diet

Anne Ricci | Posted 10.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

In my own life and in my professional experience with other women, I have found that the seven foods below are among the best ones to make our diet nutritious and healthy.

Traditional Food: Modern Ingredients

Chhiti Pandey | Posted 09.29.2015 | Taste
Chhiti Pandey

Summer project is a time to travel, meet new people, acquire new cool stuff and learn contemporary science -- doesn't that sound perfect? Study and fu...

Sugar and Saturated Fat: Feeding the Parasites of Science

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

But between us and that opportunity are the parasites of science who have no apparent interest in the weight of evidence, and instead feed selectively on studies depending on whether they endorse the opinion they've already decided is true.

The Swiss Gnomes Blow the Doors Off the Fat/Cholesterol Nonsense

Michael D. Shaw | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael D. Shaw

Finally... finally! The smart money is into FAT! Has the diet/cholesterol/coronary heart disease meme been broken at last? Here are some highlight...

No, Meat And Butter Still Aren't Health Foods

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

You may have read recent health studies that suggest saturated fat, or fat that comes from animal sources like dairy and meat, isn’t as harmful as w...

An Open Letter to the BMJ Regarding US Dietary Guidance

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

This commentary is not authoritative. It is not a counterweight. It is, at best, a paperweight. I am sorry to say its prominent placement on your editor's desk redounds to your discredit.

The 5 Foods to Avoid If You Want a Six Pack

Details | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Details

By Lisa Freedman for DETAILS. (photo: John Ashley/Flickr) Carrying a spare tire around your belly? You're not alone: Fifty-four percent of U.S. adu...

Fat Doesn't Necessarily Make You Fat, But This Does

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rider

The notion that fat makes you fat has dominated our culture and public policy for over five decades, but as nutrition science has evolved we finally now understand that dietary fat doesn't necessarily make you fat. In fact, good fats in the right amounts are vital to a healthy body.

Yes, Cooking With Olive Oil Is Perfectly Safe

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living

When it comes to cooking, olive oil gets some mixed reviews. On the one hand, it's a known fact that olive oil is full of healthy, monounsaturated fat...

The Most Important Thing To Do When Changing Your Diet

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Should I Cut Out Everything To Be Healthy?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

What's Something Nutritious That Will Energize Me At Work?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

How To Battle Your Sugar Cravings While At A Restaurant

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Tips On How To Overcome A Sugar Addiction

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

If Sugar Is In Everything, What Am I Supposed To Eat?

Posted 08.12.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Is The Sugar In Fruit Healthy For Us?

Posted 08.11.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Are Diet Sodas And Unsweetened Drinks Good For Us?

Posted 08.11.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

What Is High Fructose Corn Syrup, And Why Is It Bad For Us?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

What Kinds Of Diseases Can You Get From Eating A Lot Of Sugar?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Why Is Sugar Bad For Us, And Why Is It Everywhere?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Avoid "Drowning In Sugar" With Nutrition Expert Cynthia Sass

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Why Us 'Fat Pigs' And 'Slobs' Won't Vote For Donald Trump

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 08.07.2016 | Women
Janet Eve Josselyn

In the Republican presidential primary debate on August 6, 2015, Donald Trump failed to retract or even apologize for calling some women "fat pigs" and "slobs." When questioned by Megyn Kelly about whether he was part of the "war on women," Trump responded that he didn't "frankly have time for total political correctness." Apparently, misogyny is a time saver. Who knew?

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

Omega Institute | Posted 08.06.2016 | 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 Fat Girl in a Green Bathing Suit

Nicole Jankowski | Posted 07.28.2016 | Women
Nicole Jankowski

Can you really judge how healthy a woman is by the thick, fleshy curve of her hip? Does being a size 12, 14 or 16 alone really mean my days are numbered? There are those who believe the measure of a healthy woman is the measure of her thighs.