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New Year's Dieting Resolutions and Expectations

Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS

External controls never work long term. Eventually, we get fed up and rebel. Only an internal change can become a way of life. So how do we achieve an internal shift that will help us obtain and maintain our ideal weight?

My 24-Hour New Year's Resolution

Donna Highfill | Posted 03.02.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

The start of a new year is a favorite time of mine, because I love new beginnings. My poor eating habits are allowed to carry through New Year's day, but 24 hours later I launch my "new" life.

'Tis the Season to Detox

Lauren Pecorino, Ph.D. | Posted 03.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Pecorino, Ph.D.

Sharing feasts of food and drink with family and friends is a quintessential part of the holidays, but many of us tend to overload our bodies' natural defense systems. Try these three recommendations.

Master The 7 Diet 'Dos'

Denise Austin | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Denise Austin

I can't wait for you to be the fit and fabulous person you want to be -- and you will be. Now that you're creating a healthier you, follow these tips to avoid common diet pitfalls.

12 Red And Green Superfoods To Enjoy This Christmas

Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living

It's a good thing our food choices don't determine whether we land on Santa's "nice" list or get relegated to the "naughty" one. Because between the g...

Healthy Cookies To Sweeten The Holiday Season (Sans Guilt)

Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living

By Abigail Cuffey for It's no secret that the holidays are notorious for expanding your waistline. One of the biggest culprits: all o...

Create Healthy Holiday Habits One Meal At A Time

Intent | Posted 02.20.2013 | Taste

This year resolve to exercise your self-control before January 1st. Having healthy and delicious options to choose from will make the task that much easier.

Cookies That Bake Themselves

Laura Kumin | Posted 02.18.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

I'm not kidding; you can put these sweet morsels in the oven at midnight, turn it off and go to bed. You'll wake up in the morning to beautifully (and safely) baked cookies.

A Vegetarian Chef's Struggles

Ron Pickarski | Posted 02.18.2013 | Taste
Ron Pickarski

Gerald Lieberman wrote, "Vegetarian: A person who eats only side dishes," in reference to dining out at restaurants. And if you are a vegetarian, you know what he means.

What Is Your Health Transformation Motivation?

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Danielle Moodie-Mills

Healthy eating and living isn't about sacrifice; it's about recognizing the gift of life you've been granted and honoring yourself. Filling our bodies with processed foods weighs us down both physically and emotionally, limiting our ability to shine.

WATCH: The Top Three Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living

If you're worried about the pound of weight the average American gains this time of year, know that there are some ways to lighten up the holiday seas...

Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolution to Lose Weight Today

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

Why not pick up a few new, healthy habits before the start of 2013? By following these simple tips, you will be able to leave the extra holiday pounds (and the guilt that comes with them) in 2012.

How Do You Keep Things Healthy During the Holiday Season? (WATCH)

Posted 12.14.2012 | MarloThomas

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: How do you keep things healthy during the holiday season? var src_url="http:...

Mind, Body, Fitness Goals: How I Lost My Pregnancy Weight! (Part Two)

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

In a previous post, I shared my story and gave advice on how you can actually start loving your workouts, make them count, stay motivated, and squash excuses. Now for the other half of the equation: Fueling your body with clean, whole foods! This is just as important as exercising.

News Flash: Santa Has Gout and Adjusts Holiday Meal

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

The pain of gout usually comes on quickly, and after a day or so, it starts to subside. But over time, the crystals, which stay in the joint, can destroy the entire joint.

Optimal Diets for Longevity: The Science, Not the Hype

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

The conversation regarding what constitutes the ideal diet for optimal wellness and longevity is an ongoing and exhausting debate. Experts from each respective dietary camp have a plethora of data pointing to their case for why their particular system is the gold standard.

7 Ultra Flavorful Vegan Recipes

Chitra Agrawal | Posted 02.09.2013 | Taste
Chitra Agrawal

It's a common misconception that vegan dishes are always healthy. I've been a vegetarian all my life and am all too familiar with the one option on the menu I can order at most restaurants, which is usually quite carb heavy, fatty or just plain deep fried.

Creative Healthy Holiday Dishes, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer told me about some healthy, creative appetizers to bring to holiday parties when she joined me on Mondays With M...

Joy Bauer With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

This week, I was so excited to be joined by one of my favorite health and nutrition experts, Joy Bauer, on Mondays With Marlo. Joy and I discussed all...

How I Quit Junk Food Cold Turkey

Maureen Anderson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Variety may be the spice of life, but it seems to be the undoing of eating well. It's much easier to call it good when the choices are limited. Subject someone to a buffet and there's a tendency to want to at least sample everything -- and to go back for seconds, and thirds, and fourths.

Five Tricks For Less Fattening Holiday Recipes, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

There are so many ways to healthify your favorite holiday recipes! Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer gave five suggestions on cutting calories whe...

Mindful of Mindless Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

The moment you become aware that you are eating mindlessly, it's hard not to "see" it anymore. When you sit on the coach robotically eating chips or at a bar popping peanuts into your mouth, you recognize the behavior right away. This little inner voice speaks up and says, "Hey, I am mindlessly eating right now!"

12 Of The Healthiest Gifts For Christmas 2012

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

It's officially holiday shopping season, and you have about three weeks to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Here are 12 great gift ideas, in a variety of price points, for the health-conscious friend or family member in your life.

Healthy Foods You'll Be Eating In 2013

Leslie Goldman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

I asked Chicago dietician David Grotto: What are some healthy, mainstream must-eat foods that should be on everyone's shiny new grocery list for 2013? Here are his top picks.

5 Reasons For Holiday Weight Gain (And What You Can Do About It)

Ben Greenfield | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

This season, consider not succumbing to peer pressure and societal acceptance of holiday weight gain and instead stay physically active and avoid unplanned eating. Your body will thank you when the New Year rolls around.