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Holiday Overeating

Holiday Eating Strategies

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

When I know there's a special occasion or season coming up that may involve overeating, I prepare my mind and body.

Boo!

Susan Bodiker | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Bodiker

Are you ready for Halloween? Not the little ghosts and goblins appearing on the doorstep, but for the far more devilish temptations of high-calorie, s...

Christmas Present: Have Yourself a Mindful Little Christmas

Tim Ward | Posted 02.22.2015 | Impact
Tim Ward

It's the biggest holiday of the year for most of us, a time of joy and celebration, and yet also a time of emotional anxiety - the mad rush of last minute shopping, frustration, frayed nerves, family conflict, obligation, and overeating.

Here's What Happens Inside Your Body When You Overeat

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 11.27.2014 | Science

It's Thanksgiving, and you know what that means -- it's time to unbuckle your belt and go to town on a plate piled high with holiday fare. And if y...

Thanksgiving Bounty And Blowout

Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Taste
Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

Let Thanksgiving honor America not just for its bounty but for its marvels. An abundance of food, certainly, but of wonderful food. That's what 21st-century America should celebrate.

The Scary Eating Disorder Season

Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW

Be patient with yourself. You don't have to be perfect -- even at this. You'll have good days and bad ones, triumphs and setbacks. It's part of the journey.

Come On Now: New Bra Meant To Curb Overeating

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

This is not a joke: Microsoft Research is developing a bra that can detect stress, with the hope of preventing emotionally-triggered overeating in wom...

Why It's Not The End Of The World When You Go Overboard On Thanksgiving

Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living

So you overdid it at Thanksgiving dinner. You're certainly not alone: The average Thanksgiving meal clocks in around 3,000 calories, more than most ad...

The Sugar Season Is Upon Us

Andrea Wachter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

So the next time you feel the urge to overindulge with sweets, pay attention to what your mind is telling you. Notice your unkind thoughts. See if you can challenge or at least question them. Get off your back and on your side!

The Abundance Paradox

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The key to thriving in this land of abundance is to recognize the paradox and relearn to use your natural cues of hunger and satiety to guide you. I like to introduce people to mindful eating by teaching them to ask the question "Am I hungry?" before starting (or continuing) to eat.

Holiday Hazards -- How to Avoid Over-Boozing This Season

Tom Macy | Posted 02.13.2013 | New York
Tom Macy

Whether drinks are stretched or delayed, the bottom line, for me at least, is the holiday festivities are much more festive when you remember all the festivities under a cheerful, not dreary, influence. Drink. But drink smart. You will still have fun.

Maybe Just One

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

I suppose I could try just one little bite. Just to get a sense of the flavor. After all, you worked so hard to pick up this supermarket dessert-assortment tray; it would be rude to refuse the entire thing out of hand.

'Tis Almost the Season, or the Backstory to the Binge

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Binges never happen in an emotional vacuum, even though we can pretend that they do. Often, someone claims that she was in perfect control of her eating until she ate that first doughnut or piece of chocolate. "It was the sugar that set off my binge," is usually the explanation.

The Holidays Are Over, And Now to Everest (By Cross Trainer)!

Paul Greenberg | Posted 02.28.2012 | Comedy
Paul Greenberg

The hours of reverse strides have left us disoriented and confused. The sub-zero temperatures seem to have impaired the display, with the calorie counter only sluggishly inching forward.

4 Foods to Eat If You Overeat

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EatingWell

My motto—especially when it comes to nutrition—is moderation. There aren’t any “bad” foods in my opinion because, in moderation, there’s r...

This Year Give Thanks For Your Health

Carolyn Scott | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Scott

It's tough to not want to indulge this time of year. All the dishes smell and taste so good, and we wait all year to enjoy them.

5 Tips For A Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Meal

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Already fretting about how many calories are in pecan pie? Anxious about weight gain this holiday season? Here are five tips to help you stop Thanksguilting and start truly enjoying Thanksgiving.

The Holiday Cure: How To Wake Up Thinner

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

As we all know all too well, the holidays present a multitude of stresses that together can create the perfect 'fat' storm.

7 Tips To Relieve Holiday Stress

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

> While 'tis the season to be merry, for many of us, it's also a season for stress, anxiety and angst, which leads us to behave in ways we're sure to...

Charity Challenges Thanksgiving Overeaters To Burn Calories By Giving

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Already feeling guilty about those second (okay, third) helpings you plan to load up on during Thanksgiving dinner? Ubuntu Education Fund is encouragi...

Surviving Holiday Mindless Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Even people who work very hard at eating right can slip into mindless eating now and then. If you happen to make an "oops," here are some suggestions for dealing with the Mindless Eating Blues.

Bikini Season...In December? (VIDEO)

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

Slipping into your tiniest two-piece or showing off your perfect pecs (dudes) on the beach is usually the last thing on our minds during the holiday s...

Tips On Avoiding The Holiday Weight Gain

Robert Reames | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Reames

It's all about choices. Make the right choices so you don't fall behind and have to play catch-up in January.