Due to my unhealthy eating habits, my body has shown some significant changes as I have gotten older. I used to have an eight pack, now I have a keg.
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Ralph Lauren has seen better days. This week his company has been blasted for allegedly firing a size 4 model for being "overweight" and photoshopping her into a grotesquely and impossibly thin woman.
The more readily we learn from the past and update our understanding of the complex nature and causes of obesity, the more quickly we can successfully move into a healthy future.
What if I told you it ain't that hard to make over your entire diet? And in a month, you'll be lighter, more rested, less stressed and have more vitality and energy?
A company called Full Yield is undertaking its own version of health care reform by using a low-tech premise: Eat healthier food and you'll become hea...
See, I was the chubby kid in the house. My sister and brother were skinny, and encouraged to eat as much as they wanted. But my portions were skimpy.
It's only fitting that I begin as a Huffington Post blogger soon before Halloween, a spooky holiday, when many of our country's adults feel that it's un-American NOT to give out sugar-loaded candies.
Creating change in your life, however, has nothing to do with the time of year, the season, or if it is Monday or Thursday.
Eating plenty of folate may sharply reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, at least for women, South Korean researchers report....
Because they are rich in the good fats, almonds have a high satiety factor. That is, they help us to feel full, which also helps us to eat less.
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, ...
Ignoring or obsessing about calories is a problem. The trick is to raise your awareness of what you are eating. Think content, not calories.
In Cox's interview with O'Brien, she discusses a scene from Cougar Town that many people, particularly women, can identify with.
It turns out that people lost weight with whatever diet they were able to adhere to. If they liked the diet and could stick to it, they lost weight. Not rocket science.
Dr. Oz, a frequent quest on Oprah, has banned junk food in the office of his new television show.
Wouldn't it be great if we looked at each others' spare-tires as signs of abundance and joy and, along the same vein, recognize that our friends who appear too thin may actually need extra moral support?
Could mindful eating be the answer to reducing, even by a fraction, the health care costs?
Later this week, we'll be launching our brand new Reach Your Goal 2009 program here on Self.com and in the September issue of the magazine. It's an aw...
The food was so satisfying, that before I knew it, I had eliminated dairy, sugar, caffeine and wheat from my diet. Completely!
It's worth the effort to preserve the memories and emotions associated with traditional foods. When you overeat foods you love, the good vibes get transformed into guilt and regret.
Anticipating the negative influences that inevitably thwart our intentions to lose weight and having a plan to deal with them are essential tactics in the battle of the bulge.
How do you know if you're stuck in a stress eating trap? If you're an emotional eater, you're familiar with the signs of comfort eating. But there are ways to soothe yourself without food.
The rest of us have to subsidize food industry profits through covering the health care costs of the resulting health problems.
It's my suspicion that the controversy about President Obama's nominee for Surgeon General may have been instigated by Jenny Craig with the hope of attracting Dr. Benjamin to become a spokesperson.
Food is good for you. Food has been demonized to a point where you cannot look at something without wondering if you will gain weight.
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