It is clear that our children need a radical change in their diets, and that change begins at home. But if we're serious about creating a truly lasting impact, we need to worry about what they are eating at school as well.
The good news: America is no longer the fattest country in the world. The bad news: Americans are fat, and they're getting fatter.
Deepak discusses foods that help promote healthy biological aging.
This time of year doesn't have to mean getting weighed down by high-cal cravings -- you can save hundreds of calories with a few makeover maneuvers. Here are my five seasonal slim-down versions of fall favorites.
Keeping your weight healthy and your sleep habits strong often isn't about a handful of big decisions, but rather a whole series of small ones, made day after day. Why not start today?
AIDS activists must aspire for responsible advocacy. I encourage AHF to adopt a more pragmatic strategy regarding FDA review of PrEP.
When many of us think of mushrooms, we may think of culinary delights such as Portobello and Shiitake, or we may think of those "magic mushrooms." But the implication of mushrooms is absolutely profound. They have the potential to dramatically improve our health and the health of the planet.
Does taking vitamin E increase your risk of prostate cancer? There are some important things you should know about vitamin E before you throw away your vitamin E supplements.
Barbara Anderson, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and professor of pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine. Her expertise is in helping families traverse the stages a child with diabetes will go through during adolescence.
Women have followed low-nutrient diets, along with over-exercising. These approaches may have caused more damage to their bodies, possibly even putting themselves into increased risk for osteoporosis.
Now I know most of us can't get to the Big Apple for the big race, but you can train like them. Why not do a stay at home runner/walker workout like the marathon runners for one week?
Of course, the only way my "social media diet" will work is if I stay with it. Just as with human diet counselors, it's easy to find excuses to disengage, which is one of the reasons I've had a lifelong battle with my weight.
Developing a healthy lifestyle is about changing habits and making better choices for a lifetime. As adults, we set the example for our children.
Let's take a few moments to identify some of the most common Halloween thought sabotagers and how to address them.
The candy on Halloween isn't nearly as big a source of added sugar as the sugary drinks. The biggest source of added sugar comes from beverages, and for teens, sugary drinks are the No. 1 source of calories.
If I can just start to choose to laugh when something unexpected happens instead of getting flustered, I'd be a happier athlete -- and a happier athlete is a more fit athlete in my workout world.
I was asked the other day why the English people had bad teeth. Like you, I have definitely heard the stereotype. Here are my findings on a few "dental myths."
While the AMA publications and spokespeople are quick with the press releases saying that nutritional supplements are not only useless, but dangerous, the scientific backing for those statements is lacking.
Exercise is key -- and I believe it is the best way to stave off stress, stay healthy and clear your mind.
I run miles on the incline treadmill, wear "tough girl" workout gear and take classes with words like "melt" and "boot camp." I don't go to classes involving dance or large groups of women. This is what Zumba entailed.