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Feed me English: Commensality and Learning Foreign Languages

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 03.22.2016 | Education
Fabio Parasecoli

When I was 16, I traveled by myself for the first time. I took the train from Rome to London and spent three weeks with a local family to improve my E...

The Way We Should Be Using a Food Journal

Jamie Mendell | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Mendell

As we go from ignoring our bodies to opening up a dialogue with them, we naturally start to make decisions out of love for our bodies.

Why Keeping a Food Journal Is Better Than Going on a Diet

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

It's unwise to try and completely change your diet and lifestyle if you want to be successful at losing weight and keeping it off long term. It's best to work with what you are doing now and modify it slightly in such a way that you can keep that up for the rest of your life.

How Technology Can Boost Your Energy and Productivity

Laurie Erdman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Technology
Laurie Erdman

Technology gets a bad rap. It gets blamed for burnout, disconnectedness and the fall of work-life balance.

Why You Should Keep A Food Diary

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Excuses for forgetting to keep an accurate, up-to-date food record are even more numerous than excuses for not exercising. Who can be bothered to record every calorie they eat? But there are times when keeping track of what is being eaten is useful.

The Power Of The Written Word: Keeping A Food Diary

Caroline Gick | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline Gick

I am a Facebook junkie and a big fan of the motivational quotes that tend to find their way to many of my friend's walls. One in particular caught my eye the other day: "Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down."

How To Eat Like A 'Biggest Loser'

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 12.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

The contestants on "The Biggest Loser" know -- or rather, come to find out -- that their weight-loss journey and the path to health is not a result of a "diet" or fad, but a medically sound lifestyle modification program that includes exercise and a sensible, healthy eating plan.

How to Keep and Use a Food Journal

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

I have been touting the value of food records for years. It is tedious and it can be hard to write down high calorie days, but it is so worth it.

An Open Letter to Oprah Winfrey

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Your body counts calories. That is how it determines what you weigh. If you understand that and can keep track, learn the calories and portion sizes of the foods you eat, you can do this, Oprah.

The Secret To Permanent Weight Control

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

How to achieve this caloric balance is the hard part. You will need to keep food records and learn the calories and portion sizes of the foods you eat.