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Why Overeating Doesn't Make You Fat

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

If you’re overweight and feel like crap, it’s not your fault. Food addiction is a genuine biological addiction to sugar, flour and process...

It's Gonna Be a Piece of Cake?

Lori Ferraro | Posted 05.20.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

I have had issues with food all my life, dating back to when I was a little girl. For me, it always has been and unfortunately still is "the binge" part of binging and purging that I have perfected.

10 Ways to Stop Overeating Today

Anne-Sophie Reinhardt | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Anne-Sophie Reinhardt

Eating with your hands may be convenient, but it's also a certain way to overeat. Use your forks and knives and put them down between mouthfuls to give yourself time to chew, taste and experience food.

10 Stages of a Dining Hall Food Coma

Spoon University | Posted 05.06.2014 | College
Spoon University

You proceed to count down the minutes until it's time to ditch the books and grab some grub at the nearest dining hall. Here's where the ten stages of the food coma become real.

5 Things That Weight Maintainers Do That You Don't (And How to Fix It)

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

Long-term maintainers may continue with some behaviors that helped them lose weight, but not all. Maintaining needs to feel easy and not as hard as losing. In order to achieve this, you need to focus on something called "habit forming."

Surviving Two Family Holidays Healthfully

Carlene Thomas R.D., L.D. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Home
Carlene Thomas R.D., L.D.

Luckily, there are strategies for surviving double holiday syndrome.

Oops, I Ate the Whole Pie (and Other Tales of Holiday Addiction)

Robert Weiss | Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert Weiss

The usual holiday reality is sparkling moments shining through quite a lot of disappointment, which is usually caused by the fact that we and those around us often fail in our duty to behave like Santa's perfect little elves.

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...

This Is What A Food Coma Looks (And Feels) Like

The Huffington Post | Debra Lipson | Posted 11.28.2013 | Celebrity

Stomach growling, famished and intense feelings of hanger. We've all been there. Diets and discipline are thrown out the window in place of unbrid...

Can Your Mind Influence Your Weight?

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

I'm talking about a sensible balance, where we eat wisely and healthily, and indulge every now and then, but merely observe our minds a little, catching ourselves when we think negative about what we are eating. The difference is in the mind.

Can You Recondition Your Brain to Stop Overeating?

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

The compulsion overtakes your brain and pretty much shuts down your rational reasoning. The key in here is to "wake up," engage your conscious brain, and "observe" your primitive brain and the trouble it's getting you into.

Eating Is Rebirth

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 12.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

As you sit down to your next meal, recognize yourself as your own creator. Feel the freedom and the responsibility that come with this act of eating recreation.

What To Do When You've Overeaten

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You didn't plan to indulge, but one primo led to a secondo, and then a dolce...and now you're full-to-bursting. Here's how to find ...

Circuit That Controls Overeating Found In Brain

Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 09/26/2013 04:19 PM EDT on LiveScience When a particular circuit in the brain is stimulated, it caus...

WATCH: Why We Overeat

Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living

This panel is presented at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health in collaboration with The Huffington Post, including video courtesy of HBO. ...

5 Ways To Eat Like A 'Normal' Person (That Dieters Just Don't Get)

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 10.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Isabel Foxen Duke

And after years of studying, I've discovered the fundamental mentalities of "normal" eaters that are keeping you from freedom with food. Buckle up.

Street Fat

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 10.20.2013 | Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Had an argument with a guy in the street. I wanted to imply he was dumb but couldn't think of anything that said so and ended up calling him a "nimwit."

How to Recover From Overeating

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Admittedly, I still struggle with my relationship to food, and in this vlog I share some of my tips for recovery. Feel free to share your experiences with me in the comments below. Outing your ego is the first step in the healing process.

Unexpected Romance At An Eating Disorder Clinic

Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Lizzie Elsburg weighed roughly 90 pounds when she entered a California clinic for treatment for anorexia and bulimia. Since getting healthy was her to...

How To Keep Stress From Sabotaging You

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

When you're experiencing stress, your impulse might be to power through, freak out, or stick your head in the sand. Bad habits such as overworking, smoking, or overeating can perpetuate the stress reaction. Here are some healthy tips on how to manage your stress before it manages you.

Restaurant Survival Guide: 10 Tips For Healthful Dining

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It is possible to eat out and consume upward of 2,000 calories in just one meal. However, it is also entirely possible not to break your calorie budget and to eat healthfully while eating out. The key is to be mindful of your food choices and to choose wisely.

Why Do Parents Still Urge Children To 'Clean Your Plate'?

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents

I really thought there was a Clean Plate Club. Back when I was a kid, the country where kids-who-weren’t-me were starving was Biafra, and my par...

Plate Size Matters

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

A new study out of Temple University suggests that one solution to helping kids eat less is to give them smaller plates. With childhood obesity rates so high, we need effective strategies to help youngsters eat more healthfully and eat less.

Feeling Fat? Research Reveals Two Painless Ways to Lose Weight

James Clear | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Changing certain cues, like the color and size of your plate, is a simple way to take advantage of the way your mind works and alter your eating patterns without actively thinking about it.