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Constant Calorie Counting Spells Caving to Your Craving

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Danielle Cavallucci

On a constant quest to count calories as a means to control, we deny our body's ability to alert us to what it really needs.

I'm A Qualitarian, How About You?

Ashley Koff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ashley Koff

What does it mean to be a qualitarian? It means, first and foremost, that you choose to be the gatekeeper for what goes into your body.

'Stop Dieting and Start Loving Yourself!'

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Greg Archer

The goal for writing, "Shut Up, Skinny Bitches" was to help lead readers toward a more delicious new way of thinking about themselves and the food they consume.

The Energy of Food: A Missing Piece in the Overeating Puzzle (VIDEO)

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

When the impulse to overeat hits, try these strategies from my book to cope with the energy of stress without abusing food.

Do We Need a 'Fattitude Adjustment?'

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

In my public speaking, I routinely note that obesity remains the last bastion of socially acceptable prejudice in our society. I keep waiting for the statement to become obsolete, but it hasn't happened yet.

The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Now that the results are out, we can really have an open discussion about the evils of high fructose corn syrup.

Why the New Atkins Diet Won't Work Any Better Than the Old One

Susan Yager | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Yager

Ask yourself, have you even met anyone on Atkins' who kept the weight off for five years? I'll bet not.

America Wasn't Born Fat

Harley Pasternak | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harley Pasternak

The alarming obesity rate in the U.S. can be distilled to one basic truth: Americans consume more calories than they burn. It's a fact. And, I hate to be so blunt, but America wasn't born fat.

A New New Year's Resolution: Redefining the Tradition

Cicily Janus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cicily Janus

I resolve to make a list this year of things that will lessen my personal ignorance to larger issues at hand.

The Secret Dialog Of Women

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

Weight loss coach Kathrine Brown's mission is helping women of power and influence who are holding themselves back. She does this by detecting the subtle sabotaging dialogs that decrease their power.

A Cleanse by Any Other Name... Is Still a Crash Diet!

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

Should you or shouldn't you delve into the most ascetic, self-denying type of diet known to man short of complete fasting?

28 Diet Tips In 28 Days

intent.com | Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As we move from summer to fall, into the new school season and new year, I am wondering if you would like to join with me as I recommit to my health, ...

Acne May Be Helped By Changes In Diet

wellness.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers in Norway have made associations between acne, high intake of chocolate and chips and low intake of vegetables....

Muffintop: The New Feminine?

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

A woman should have a little pooch. It's part of what makes us womanly.

Hide Your Body, Hide Yourself

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

If you're always looking for ways to not be seen, how do you speak out? How do you move through the world if you have an invisible cloak that has no magical powers other than to keep you in your own shadow?

Sneak Peak at New Book For Comfort Eaters

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Instead of overeating you can soothe yourself through dozens of mindful activities that are healthy for both body and mind.

How To Calculate Your Healthiest Weight

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a recent New Yorker cartoon, a man says to his buddies as he chows down on a steak, "I want a woman who's not afraid to have a few extra pounds--bu...

3 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

oprah.com | Emily Yoffe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You may think you're eating less and working out lots. So why can't you lose any weight? There's your friend in the size 6 jeans who always seems to ...

6 Ways To Keep Hunger Under Control

oprah.com | Christie Aschwanden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Feeling ravenous can undermine a sensible diet in at least two ways. First, it can make you eat when you don't need any food--sometimes the feeling is...

History's 10 Most Dubious And Dangerous Diets

CNN.com | Linda Rodriguez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Throughout history, people have been looking for some kind of magic that will allow one to eat and live as one pleases, but still look emaciatedly gor...

"Eating Clean": the Latest Evil Diet Craze

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Let's stop judging our eating in terms like "dirty" and just eat the best we can and enjoy ourselves even after we've had a Devil Dog at midnight washed down with a glass of cheap vodka?

The Obese Office: 39.3 Million Workdays Lost

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Is your behind wider than a Costco cart? Is your stomach softer than the Pillsbury Doughboy's? Has the circumference of your thighs doubled? As "mis...

Banana Diet: Japan Goes Bananas For New Weight-Loss Craze

Time | Michiko Toyama | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Keiko Akai is very annoyed. The attractive 21-year-old university student has been planning to do a banana diet for some time now, but she can't get s...

When Temptation Is A Good Thing

msnbc.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

While dieters often banish tempting foods from their kitchens, a new study suggests that keeping some sweet treats around might be a good way to build...

Winning Weight Loss Tip: It's Not Just About What You Put Into Your Mouth

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

I have a wait problem. I hate to wait. When I want something, I want it NOW. My wait problem also applies to my need to lose weight problem. When I ...