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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...

My Harvard Speech

Franca Sozzani | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

The media is so numerous today and they all convey the image of a thin woman. We will do our best, but it will be impossible to fight this widespread idea of thinness all by ourselves. Everybody must do their part.

Sizes of Food Orders Are Affected by the Need for Status

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

An interesting recent study suggests that the size of a portion that someone orders can be influenced by their need to enhance their status.

How Do You Do Food?

Lisa Turner | Posted 05.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Develop a healthy relationship with your body. Take the act of eating out of the mind and back to the belly, and trust the wisdom of your body to know when, what and how much to eat.

Girls, Boys and Body Image

Miriam Novogrodsky | Posted 05.29.2012 | Parents
Miriam Novogrodsky

Girls are socialized to talk and share. The social networking of Thinspo and hunger blogs exemplify that. Boys don't tend to discuss their weight with each other.

The Secret Ingredient of the Juice Cleanse: Nausea

Linda Flanagan | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Flanagan

It's juice cleanse day for my daughter, Julie, and me. We decided weeks ago, after too many days of too much garbage, that we'd try a cleanse.

Why Losing Weight Doesn't Make It All Better

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Losing weight isn't just a physical change for women. In fact, the emotional upheaval caused by weight loss can be devastating.

What Can We Learn From Whitney Houston's Autopsy Results About Our Own Addictions?

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Along with the impact Ms. Houston had on my life (by contributing to my life's soundtrack on so many occasions), there's also the fact that I can relate to life-threatening addictions and the "hold" that something dangerous can have over one's self.

'My 600-lb Life: Where are They Now?'

Posted 03.27.2012 | TV

The morbidly obese people featured on "My 600-lb Life" were followed over a seven-year period as they dieted and worked so very hard to lose weight af...