The end goal for most New Year's resolutions is living a better life, and I'd like to suggest the key to a better life is not cutting out something you love doing; rather, it's deliberately crafting a balanced life you enjoy.
Perhaps it's the perception of starting out with a clean slate, or maybe it's because you can usually get a better deal on a gym membership -- for a whole slew of different reasons, the beginning of a new year is easily the most popular time for setting weight loss and fitness goals.
The old proverb "eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and supper like a pauper" now has some scientific muscle behind it. Many of us think that if we skip breakfast we will reduce our overall calorie intake for the day and lose weight.
Manipulating the food environment can be a great tool for effortlessly improving people's eating habits, but this analysis suggests cafeterias should await further proof before they overhaul the dishware.
As a dietitian in New York City I see a large variety of clients. From African Americans with Type 2 diabetes to Hasidic Jews with obesity and everyth...
Fortunately, an arsenal of strategies can help you keep your calm when life doles out storms. Among them, these 13 are some of my favorites:
Every December, like clockwork, I try and ring the bell as loud as possible to get people psyched up for New Year's resolutions. I have a bunch of rea...
It was truly a gift of nature! Standing in the beautiful vines overlooking Santa Ynez Valley at Sunset.
In my career as an image consultant, I focus on helping people look and feel their best -- and guide them towards becoming their personal best. In add...
Food must be the highest priority for American foreign policy. So both the House and the Senate need to focus on this bill and others that feed the hungry.
Whether or not you're a health nut, it's challenging to stay on your game over the holidays, especially if you're doing family dinners and party hopping. The influx of toxins from food and alcohol make it tough to fully immerse yourself in the intended joy of the season.
When you clean up your diet from mind-robbing molecules like caffeine, alcohol, and refined sugars and eat regularly to avoid the short-term stress of starvation on your body, you can maintain an even-keeled mindset throughout the day even when things get hectic.
To develop a healthy relationship with food is to feel great, both inside and out. It is your choice what you fuel your body with! It is entirely up to you!
Although the name may be a recent invention, intermittent fasting is nothing new. What is new is that clinical research on IF's benefits for health and longevity is beginning to catch up.
Let's focus first on what is in common between paleo and vegan (healthy vegan), because there is more that intelligent eating has in common than there are differences. They both focus on real, whole, fresh food that is sustainably raised.
The idea of finding the benefits of exercise in a bottle has been the stuff of myth, until now. Recent research suggests this long sought genie may...