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Our Dangerous Dependence on Foreign Chocolate

Ernest Istook | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Ernest Istook

Mr. Obama is using flimsy and misleading numbers to justify his anti-oil and gas energy policy, and his mega-billion dollar subsidies for "green energy" and "green jobs." So perhaps it's time for him to pivot to another basic necessity, like chocolate.

Hunger Games: In Defense of Dara-Lynn

Amanda Guinzburg | Posted 06.01.2012 | Women
Amanda Guinzburg

Is it really so shocking and unforgivable that Dara-Lynn Weiss makes poor judgments and fails in various ways to guide her daughter to a place of healthy self-love when it is her task to be the shepherd of that child's weight loss? Can you find no compassion for her story?

Facebook Study Shows Surprising Link Between Social Media, Self-Esteem

Posted 04.02.2012 | Science

By: Leslie Meredith Published: 03/30/2012 05:16 PM EDT on TechNewsDaily   "Do I look fat?" The answer is a resounding yes if you're on ...

What The Criticism About Jennifer Lawrence's Body Really Tells Us

Salon | Posted 03.30.2012 | Women

Jennifer Lawrence's body -- her perfectly lovely, slender-but-not-rail-thin, able body -- is presenting more complications than it rightfully should. ...

Is There Hidden Sugar in Your Child's Diet?

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 03.20.2012 | Parents
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

What happens when it turns out that one of those "healthy" buzz words is actually packing more sugar than you know what to do with?

BUSTED: 7 Diet Half-Truths, Explained

Robert J. Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert J. Davis, Ph.D.

Hardly a day goes by without a headline trumpeting what we should or shouldn't eat. But often these snippets about diet and nutrition are only half true: They're partly supported by science, but overall they're misleading because they come with big caveats.

Why Body Types Should Never Be 'Fads'

Shayna Zamkanei | Posted 05.06.2012 | Women
Shayna Zamkanei

While celebrating larger models such as Adele can help diversify our conception of beauty, weights and figure shapes shouldn't be fads.

Margaret Cho Opens Up About Karl Lagerfeld and Weight Issues (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.18.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

2012-02-17-Screenshot20120217at11.45.02AM.png Lagerfeld called Adele "a little fat," and made headlines elsewhere for his offensive remarks. Why did she get so fired up about his comments?

Chew Your Way to Losing More Body Fat

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

Three research studies from the last few years have explored an interesting tool that could potentially be used to combat the obesity epidemic in our culture.

The Not So Sweet News About Sugar

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Even if we were to isolate sugar as public health enemy number one, its regulation would draw us into challenging subtleties.

Can You Really Be Addicted To Sugar?

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 04.03.2012 | Health and Fitness
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

The benefits of getting out of the addictive sugar cycle are SO many: more energy, healthier moods, healthier skin, greater focus and, yes, the pounds will start to come off.

Traci Flips When Toni Tells Her To Lose Weight On 'Braxton Family Values'

Posted 03.28.2012 | TV

During a family therapy session on "Braxton Family Values" (Thu., 9 p.m. EST on WE), Toni got very candid about her sister Traci's weight. Therapy is ...

Small And Steady Wins The (Health) Race

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 03.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

The surest way to succeed in keeping your health goals is by making small changes. Think in terms of manageable baby steps, like swapping the half-and-half in your morning coffee for fat-free or low-fat milk.

Are You Healthy....Really?

Erica Smith | Posted 01.12.2012 | Fifty

The majority of us have developed a love/hate relationship with our scales. Whether traditional or digital, they all seem to deliver rather disappoint...

Our Bodies: With Us Or Against Us?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Can we prevent weight gain and obesity? The answer is self-evident in our rear-view mirror.

One Size Doesn't Fit All When it Comes to Office Dress Codes

Kristen Houghton | Posted 02.27.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

The name of the problem is weight discrimination no matter how the issue is soft-pedaled or worded.

He Said He Didn't Like Fat Girls. I Used To Be One.

Kristen Houghton | Posted 02.08.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

I never again want to be thirty pounds heavier, and I know I won't. But I don't want to be fifteen pounds thinner than I am now, either.

How Can Doctors Become Part Of The Obesity Solution?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

With a nod to my many colleagues who are genuinely expert in weight management counseling, and have long addressed it well -- and especially to those who taught me to do so -- I must acknowledge that the track record for the large majority of our clan is not pretty.

To Eat or Not to Eat...

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

During the holidays, when food takes center stage, I think it's wise to consider the mixed messages women (and increasingly, men) receive about eating and their bodies.

Is Food Really Addictive? Is Anything?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We certainly need food, but it has long been clear that taste buds learn to love the foods they are with, and want more of them.

Any Day But Food Day

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.24.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

This is not about Food Day. This is about the other 364 days this year; the 365 days last year; and the 365 days next year. Why aren't THEY Food Day?

How To Talk To Your Doctor About Your Weight

Posted 12.23.2011 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Grumman Bender for YouBeauty Talking about weight issues and eating problems can be a little uncomfortable. But having a conversation wit...

Money, Education and Love

Robin Quivers | Posted 12.13.2011 | Women
Robin Quivers

We women have heard over and over again that for men, it's all about looks. But research shows the more educated you are, the more weight you can carry and still remain very attractive to the opposite sex.

Opinion: Why TLC's 'Big Sexy' Has it Wrong

El Estoque, Monta Vista High School Newspaper | Emma Courtright | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

With the tag line, “Not all fat girls want to be skinny,” the show Big Sexy tries to distance itself from other model-based reality shows like Ame...

The Truth About Portion Sizes

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 11.29.2011 | Parents
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

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