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Healthy Holiday Season

7 Ways to Avoid Over-Indulging This Season

Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D.

We are heading into the time of year when temptation is hardest to resist. While our best intentions are to stay fit and healthy, it's a slippery slope when we loosen our customary regimen or food rules.

What's Hiding in Your Holiday Helpings?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

A good rule of thumb is that if the food comes in a package, it's likely to be high in phosphorus, so limit the processed foods in your diet and you may be able to reduce your risk of developing kidney disease.

10 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Molly Rauch | Posted 02.18.2013 | Green
Molly Rauch

While we often focus on sources of outdoor air pollution, there are many concrete things we can do to make sure the air we breathe inside our homes is as healthy as possible, especially around the holidays. What follows are some holiday tips for helping keep your indoor air safe.

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

Posted 12.14.2012 | Home

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: How do you keep things healthy during the holiday season? See more clips Add ...

The Healing Power of Pine

Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Sara Altshul I love walking into people's homes in December, when the smell of freshly cut Christmas trees hangs in the air and fills me with se...

Feel Like a Thanksgiving Turkey? Get Unstuffed From the Holiday Weekend

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

If you were like me this past Thanksgiving weekend, you might be feeling a little sluggish, a couple of pounds heavier and a bit anxious about the next month of holiday splurging. The best thing you can do is to hit the "reset" button now, so you don't run the risk of a snowball effect.

Want to Detox After Thanksgiving? Find a Plan Right for You

Linden Schaffer | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Linden Schaffer

With this past weekend being the unofficial start to the holiday season, are you going to write off your diet and exercise routine as a thing of the past, or are you committed to giving your body a chance to see how it feels internally from a light detox?

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Thanksgiving Hangover: 5 Ways To Get Your Diet Back On Track | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.30.2012 | Black Voices

The number of calories the average American consumes on Thanksgiving day varies, with estimates ranging from 2,500 to 4,500 calories, but according to...

Sweet (Potato) Dreams: Tips For Sleeping Better This Thanksgiving

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Traveling great distances and staying with friends and relatives often creates sleeping situations only slightly better than those on the Mayflower. Fear not -- here are some sleeping tips that are more effective than grabbing onto the wishbone and hoping for the best.

14 Ways To Have A Healthy, Happy Holiday

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 12.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

As we reflect on the things that we are most thankful for this holiday season, don't forget the importance of good health!

How Do You Stay Healthy Over The Holidays?

Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Thanksgiving: a holiday filled with turkey drumsticks, creamy mashed potatoes, pumpkin pies and buttery biscuits -- seemingly, the antithesis of healt...