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Jacqui's Long Road To A Healthier Lifestyle

Posted 06.11.2012 | TV

On Sunday night's episode of "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on ABC) viewers met Jacqui. The 30-year-old office worker wei...

Victims of the Food Industry, Part One

Nancy Deville | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

Although factory foods promise good health, beauty, and satisfaction, they lack the life-sustaining nutrients necessary to maintain healthy metabolic processes.

Living a Balanced and Healthy Lifestyle, From the Inside Out

Hope Solo | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Hope Solo

As goalkeeper for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, I am always on the go. My hectic schedule can be trying, but I know that, in order to achieve my goals and look and feel my best, I need to maintain a balanced lifestyle.

The ‘Make It Or Break It’ Age For Your Health (And 8 Ways To Revamp Your Routine)

Nancy Deville | Posted 07.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

The early 40s are the years to make significant changes to head off accelerated aging. It's a "make or break it" time of life. You can tailspin into aging, or you can revamp and renew yourself.

The Problem With Our Approach To The Obesity Epidemic

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.19.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Fundamentally, we have converted a world in which calories were relatively scarce and hard to get and physical activity unavoidable into a world where physical activity is scarce and hard to get and calories are unavoidable.

Lady Gaga, Naso-Gastric Tubes, and My Commitment

Shannon Cutts | Posted 06.30.2012 | Celebrity
Shannon Cutts

I have tried so hard to keep quiet in the recent spate of news headlines targeting the use of feeding tubes for pre-wedding diets, Lady Gaga's controv...

A Mindful Eating Marathon: You Are Invited!

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

If you want to win something, run the 100m. If you want to experience something, run a marathon. -- Emil Zatopek Welcome to the Mindful Eating Marat...

On Dieting

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I'm so hungry I could eat cardboard. But first, I'll have to check the calorie counter guide book to see if it's a carbohydrate.

What Can We Learn From Today Show Nutritionist Joy Bauer's Weight-Loss Superstars?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Ms. Bauer, who has been a longtime champion of successful dieters, points out that dieting and losing weight is 50 percent attitude. And thus, she suggests a couple essential (and common) steps for anyone who wants to win at the losing game.

The Way to a Woman's Heart Begins With These Five Words

JJ Virgin | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Researchers in a recent study found that about 40 percent of women love when you compliment their smiles. But want to hit a home run? Five words: "You look thinner than usual."

What Oprah And I Share In Common

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.28.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

My heart goes out to Oprah. She has gained weight again. This woman is structured, committed and disciplined in every aspect of her life and she can't conquer her eating addiction, so how can I be expected to?

Feeding Tube Diet: Shut Up, and Eat

Greg Archer | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Greg Archer

The recent news about a new diet fad among brides-to-be has generated a flood of headlines and outrage.

Day 7: Eat Lower on the Glycemic Index

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

The process of "leaning in" is about gradually refining your habits little by little so that you get used to better ways of eating in a relaxed manner, with no pressure and no drastic changes that might tempt you to give up and go back to old ways

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 6: Blend Up a Power Smoothie

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Today, I'm going to go easy on you. I'm going to introduce you to my delish Power Smoothie.

Weight Loss: What's the Point?

Lisa Turner | Posted 06.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

What would happen if, instead of worrying about what you had for breakfast, you focused instead on becoming exquisitely comfortable with who you are as a person? Instead of scrutinizing yourself in the mirror, looking for every bump and bulge, you turned your gaze inward?

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 5: Put A Little Flax On It

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

All I want you to do is add in two tablespoons of ground flaxseed somewhere in your day. Add them to any foods you like (as long as they end up in your mouth). Flax has a sweet, nutty flavor, so it goes down easily!

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 4: Trade Your Milk and Butter for Plant-Based Versions

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Today we're going to switch up milk and butter for their nondairy counterparts. And I'm going to point you to the yummiest ones.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 3: Supernutritious Superfoods

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Today we're going to look at superfoods, which are not only super-nutritious but also super for helping you get in shape, lose weight, and feel vigorous.

Diets for the Lost and Mortified

Mark Morford | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Are these people sick? Are they dying? Are they toothless and limbless and cannot feed themselves without spilling hot soup onto the rug? Are they Lady Gaga? No, they are not. What they're doing, of course, is taking part in a radical new diet. You know, for morons.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 2: Make Your Lunch Without Animal Products

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

The established diet of choice for the past few decades has been one full of animal protein and low on carbs, and if you look around, the population hasn't been getting any slimmer.

7 Days To Change The Way You Eat, Day 1: Have A Hearty Breakfast

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you feed yourself what your body needs when it needs it, that's love. So give your bod some TLC and sit down and enjoy a good, substantial breakfast.

Challenge: 7 Days To Change The Way You Eat

Kathy Freston | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Whether you've been working against 10 pounds or 200, losing weight and keeping it off can be one of the toughest challenges. What I'm here to tell you is that weight loss doesn't have to be hard!

Why the Bathroom Scale May Not Always Be a Dieter's Best Friend

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

The number that the scale registers has absolutely no reflection on who you are as a person. And, like me, you just might find that paying attention to other indicators proves to be a healthier -- and happier -- way to track your fabulosity.

Diets Are Like Antacids: It's Time for a Paradigm Shift

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

When nutrition, fitness, and self-care are approached with a non-diet, mindful eating paradigm, people are able to relearn to balance eating for enjoyment with eating for health, rediscover joy in physical activity, and meet their true needs in more fulfilling, satisfying ways.

5 Unhealthy Thoughts Women Have

Thought Catalog | Posted 04.09.2012 | Women

Girls are strange, mystical creatures -- like unicorns with boobs. It's cool if dudes don't understand us, but it's a problem when we don't even under...