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Your Good Gut Guide to a Healthy New Year

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Making -- and keeping -- healthy resolutions can be challenging, but even more important for people who are coping with preexisting digestive conditions such as GERD and IBS. Fortunately, with a few key lifestyle changes, you can keep your gut healthy all year long.

Warm Up, Slim Down And Get Healthy With Delicious Winter Soups

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

When I want to remedy that "cold to the bone" wintertime feeling, a delicious steaming bowl of soup often comes to mind. Here are four great reasons to eat more soup this season, followed by some easy and delicious recipes.

Healthy Food Swaps To Save Now And Splurge Later

EatingWell | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

You can eat what you want and not gain a pound -- if you've banked calories to spend. Here are 10 simple ways to free up an extra 1,000 calories for a future splurge.

11 Natural Ways To Boost Immunity Against Colds

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 02.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

We're smack dab in the middle of cold season, and if you're lucky you haven't yet succumbed to a cough, sneeze or sniffle. Luckily there is a natural way to shift your body into prevention gear and fire up your immune system with cold-busting foods.

5 Smart Ways To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 02.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

That chic LBD you scored on Gilt back in November is hanging in the closet just waiting to dazzle your cohorts. For one brief moment, an image of breakfast sausage links crosses your mind. Then you realize, SPANX or no SPANX, this isn't happening.

9 Winter Foods For Healthy, Beautiful Skin

EatingWell | Posted 02.17.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

Even though you're likely baring less skin during the winter months, it's still important to pay attention to your skin.

Colds: Separating Fact From Fiction

Posted 12.16.2011 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Grumman Bender for YouBeauty.com Stock up on the tissues because cold and flu season is officially here. There are a whopping one billion...

10 Simple Ways To Stay Healthy And Fit Over The Holidays

Ruth Zukerman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Ruth Zukerman

We've made it through Thanksgiving, and as we approach the meat of the holiday season (hopefully not with tighter jeans), there are still plenty of temptations to come. Here are some tips to stay the course and come out ahead.

Strategies For Healthy Holiday Feasting

Neil Zevnik | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

I have discovered that if you adhere to a few common-sense guidelines as you totter through the seasonal minefield of office parties, neighborhood potlucks and family get togethers, you can feast and frolic without incurring an excessive shroud of post-holiday guilt.

Laura Schocker

12 Health Lessons Santa Should Learn

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Schocker | Posted 12.15.2011 | Healthy Living

After 30 days of the harried holiday shopping season, for many of us, even those who don't celebrate Christmas, December 25 is a welcome reprieve from...

How to Get Your Favorite Healthy Fruits In Winter

Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living

By Matthew Kadey, R.D. You've been told a trillion times not to buy produce out of season. But that doesn't mean you have to skip the fruits you lo...

Interval Training: More Bang For Your Workout Buck

Estelle Underwood | Posted 02.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Estelle Underwood

If you're one of those exercisers who feel like you have reached a plateau in your workouts, it's time for you to consider "interval training."

7 December Superfoods

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living

With winter officially here, a new batch of superfoods is just now coming into season -- maybe a little bit heartier, but every bit as nutritious, as ...

Why Do We Shiver? ... And 11 Other Winter Health Quirks, Explained

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan, Sarah Klein and Laura Schocker | Posted 12.08.2011 | Healthy Living

With colder temps here to stay, it's time to consider what the winter weather means for your health. You probably already know to be extra diligent ab...

How To Stay Fit During Away-From-Home Holidays

Posted 12.04.2011 | Healthy Living

By Su Reid St. John When my husband, daughter, and I travel during the holidays, it's almost always "home" to Vermont to visit -- and stay with -- ...

Scientists Create Virus That Could Kill Millions

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

It sounds like the setup for a Hollywood thriller: scientists in a lab create a virus as contagious as the flu that kills half of those infected. We'r...