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The 5 Fastest Ways to Kill Your Weight Loss Progress

Michele Lian | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

How do you spot kinks in your own plan that have the potential to lead you off course with your weight loss goals, or worse, get you to quit forever? Here's what to look out for and how to nip them in the bud.

Size Matters! 10 Simple Strategies to Overcome Portion Distortion

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 09.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

The study suggests that legislation, price incentives, and marketing strategies may be needed to help bring about significant reductions in our food portions.

Why Not Talking About Over-Eating Might Be the Healthiest Option For Your Family

Lola Reed | Posted 08.18.2016 | Parents
Lola Reed

One of the simplest things we can do at any age to avoid overeating is to slow down so that there's time for our brains and stomachs to signal that we're full. Wolfing down our dinners in a pit stop mindset or mindlessly munching our way through our favorite show are doing us a disservice on so many levels.

3 Reasons Why Counting Calories Doesn't Work (And What to Do Instead!)

Jenn Hand | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

We've been taught to think that counting calories is a great way to lose weight, keep our size stable, and prevent us from having serious muffin top. But counting calories just ain't all it's cracked up to be.

Occasionally you realize someone you thought was a dear friend is actually a foe, their true character finally revealed. But how do you forgive the unforgivable? Here are my 10 steps to handling betrayal with elegance and grace.

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

My last blog addressed the topic of a self-hate attack--a sudden, intense mental episode of self-condemnation. Alternatively (or in addition) self-ha...

3 Ways to Make Healthier Food Choices

Jenn Hand | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Learning how to listen and find this "feel good" place IS a practice. If you haven't listened to your body in 10 years, you can't expect to just tune in and know how to do it in 10 minutes.

How Much Sitting Is Too Much Sitting? The Difference Between Too Much Sitting and Too Little Exercise

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Over the past decade we have gained a greater understanding of inactivity and its negative consequences. The game-changing new story concerns a novel scientifically-based therapeutic intervention: sit less.

Not in Control of Your Weight?

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 06.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Bernadette Rock

Did you know that we only have control over approximately 15 percent of what happens in our daily lives? So about 85 percent of what we plan and hope ...

How I Stopped Letting Food Consume My Soul

Jen Picicci | Posted 06.13.2015 | Women
Jen Picicci

In short: You are already enough. Right now. Right this second. And when you let that wash over you, when you feel yourself believing it, let yourself imagine what life would hold for you if you felt that way all the time.

The Unexpected Place You're Probably Overeating

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

While productivity experts know clearly the importance of paying attention to transitions, busy high-performers can be terrible about this. In fact, it's a trouble spot that's usually ignored and it's a major cause of getting caught in vicious cycles with overwhelm, overload, and overeating.

You Know Everything About Nutrition. So Why Are You Still Overeating?

Jenn Hand | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Can you find the happy medium between what's "healthy" and what's not? It's important to find your balance in the food realm. You need to allow yourself to eat the "bad" things sometimes and have it be okay. That takes some practice, but giving yourself the permission is half the battle.

Stressed Out at Work? How to Cope -- Without Turning to Food or Booze

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

And if you're feeling stressed? That's something you can change, right now, without needing your manager's "approval" or anybody else's permission. Your mind. Your day. Your job. Your life. You are in charge.

Two Different Paths to Obesity and What They Have in Common

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

It's hard to tease apart metabolic vs. hedonic causes for obesity, and impossible to change the underlying genetics leading to each susceptibility. Both mechanisms explain why it's so hard to lose weight and keep it off.

'Icing Doesn't Really Count.' How to Let Go of the Food Myths We Tell Ourselves

Jenn Hand | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

One of my favorite mindset shifts is "You can't just stop doing something. You have to do something else instead." Translation: You can't just magically tell yourself you won't follow the rule you have in your head. It will only set you up for failure. You have to replace it with something.

How To Curb Emotional Or Habitual Overeating

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Until you acknowledge that not all "hunger" means you must stuff something in your mouth immediately or risk passing out and dying from starvation, yo...

This Kitchen Gadget Locks Your Cookies Away So You Can't Eat The Whole Box In One Sitting

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living

This tamper-proof box could halt those midnight sugar cravings.

It Was Me All Along: My Story of Losing 100 Pounds and Finding Myself

Andie Mitchell | Posted 03.08.2015 | Women
Andie Mitchell

The thinness I'd achieved came with its own brand of indignity. It was the fear of gaining back each pound, of proving myself a fail­ure, that plagued me. It was the fatness of my shadow that followed me into the dark alley of an eating disorder.

Stress-Eating Doesn't Actually Taste That Great

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living

It's been a long day. You worked really hard. You deserve chocolate, right? Sure, but it might not be all that wonderful. A new study published in ...

10-Step 'Weigh' to a Healthy Body

Margaret Marshall | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Never wait until tomorrow, the years slip away, guilt sets in, and weight returns. There is no room for guilty feelings in a successful, sustainable weight loss.

Teach the Power of 'No, Thank You'

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 02.16.2015 | Parents
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

As a parent, you have a great deal of influence over your kids' eating habits and attitudes about food. It's never too late to teach your kids some important lessons about sensible eating.

Are You Numbing Out Over the Holidays?

Becca Piastrelli | Posted 02.08.2015 | Women
Becca Piastrelli

When the red cups start appearing at coffee shops in mid-October, butterflies start to stir in my belly. When the holiday lights go up at department stores, I may roll my eyes, but inside, my heart is secretly going pitter-patter.

9 Foods That Soothe An Upset Stomach | Posted 04.19.2016 | Fifty

Stomach cramps. Gas. Bloating. Whether it’s a certain food that just didn’t sit well with you, overeating, anxiety, or a stomach virus, sometimes ...

7 Things To Eat When You Have A Food Hangover

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.28.2014 | Healthy Living

It was the night of Thanksgiving and you overate. You are not alone. According to the Calorie Control Council, Americans eat, on average, nearly 3,000...

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...

Convinced That Everything Would Be Better if You Were Skinnier?

Jenn Hand | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

You don't need to be thinner to enjoy a sunset, to bask in the warmth of summer nights, to have a good laugh with your best friend, and to take a peaceful walk in nature. See if you can tap into your happiness now. Not 20 pounds from now.