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Looking To Get Healthier? Try Going Vegan For 3 Weeks

Kathy Freston | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

It is becoming all the more evident that a nutrient-dense, high-fiber diet can not only tame obesity, but it can prevent and reverse the killer diseases of our time: heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and even some kinds of cancer.

When 'Weight Talk' Becomes Problematic

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Logan Levkoff

I am definitely a proponent of healthy eating and exercise. I believe that it is important to be healthy at whatever number you are on the scale.

'How I Got Healthier -- And Stayed That Way'

Health.com | Tina Haupert | Posted 10.29.2011 | Healthy Living

I spent last weekend at the Healthy Living Summit in Philadelphia along with 225 health and fitness enthusiasts. The two-day conference was a grea...

The American 'Food Fight'

Tony Horton | Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Horton

The real issue for most Americas isn't the type of diet, but the quality of their diet. Processed junk loaded with fat, sugar, salt and chemicals doesn't satisfy you nutritionally ...

The Pistachio Effect

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 09.21.2011 | Food
Dr. Susan Albers

The next time you have a craving for nuts it may be worth taking a scoop of pistachios in their shells. It's nice when a snack food can help you to naturally and easily eat more mindfully.

Catherine Pearson

Diet Sabotage: Nearly 1 In 5 Calorie Counts Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living

Scanning stated calorie contents before ordering a meal might seem like a good bet in terms of losing weight, but a new study suggests the numbers you...

Emma Gray

10 Fad Diets To Never Try

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living

Over the last few months there has been a lot of talk about the best diet. (Check out U.S. News' evaluation of 20 popular diets, for instance -- the D...

Watch: America's Obesity Epidemic Growing At Alarming Rate

Posted 09.08.2011 | Healthy Living

A study released this week paints an abysmal picture of how America's obesity epidemic continues to boom. Colorado is now the only state in the na...

Easy Swaps To Shave Calories Off Your Barbecue

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 09.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

A few seemingly innocent forkfuls could tally up to a shockingly high calorie count. Learn how to save 1,200 (or more!) calories by swapping the "standard fare" for these "better bargain" or "best bet" choices.

Lose The Baby Fat, Study Says

Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living

There is nothing cuter than a chubby baby, right? Nope, stop, drop that chubby little leg. A new report from the National Academy of Science says ...

Ten Terrible Truths About Weight Loss

Janice Van Dyck | Posted 08.19.2011 | Women
Janice Van Dyck

Help! It's bathing suit season and thousands of us are wondering how to lose ten pounds before vacation. We know the official guidance -- two pounds a...

'Dance Your Ass Off' Creator Talks Body Image

Leslie Goldman | Posted 08.17.2011 | Style
Leslie Goldman

"Basically, in our society, you can never fix anything enough. The minute you get your head above water about one thing, they let you know that 12 other things about you suck. It's like playing Self-Esteem Whack-A-Mole."

How to Live a Long and Healthy Life: The 10 Things Every Woman Needs to Know

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 06.14.2011 | Women
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Over the past two decades, important actions have been taken to make women's health a national priority. Now let's build on this success by working together to ensure a healthier future for women in the years ahead.

One Thing You Don't Have to Worry About on a Diet

Loveline | Posted 07.30.2011 | Comedy
Loveline

A Loveline caller is beginning to knock the pounds off but she has an unusual concern that only Loveline's Dr. Drew and Mike can handle.

A New 'Weigh Forward' to Lose Weight, Find Health

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.06.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

People with common sense in fine working order routinely turn it off when it comes to weight loss hucksterism. The more outrageous the claims, the more irresistible they have tended to be.

How Friends Can Help With Weight Loss

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

What the dieter needs is an actual human being, not a virtual one, with whom to share the dieting journey.

Ditch Your Diet and Learn to Eat Normally

Lisa Turner | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

The body already knows what to eat. It has the wisdom and capacity to choose the right foods, in the right quantities, and it's constantly telling us what it needs.

Tips for Aging with Health, Beauty and Peace of Mind

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The most important lesson I've learned is this: it's the small, simple changes that can have the biggest impact on aging with health, vitality, beauty, and grace.

The Force Is With Her: Carrie Fisher Drops 30lb

Posted 07.12.2011 | Entertainment

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Dinner for Two, For One

Charlie Carillo | Posted 07.05.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

My Uncle Frank once walked into a restaurant (alone) and ordered dinner for two. "Shall we wait for your other party?" the waiter asked. Uncle Frank patted his ample belly. "This is the other party," he replied.

How Dieters Get Fooled Into Eating More

Slashfood | Posted 06.27.2011 | Food

Bad news for dieters: According to a new study, you may be eating less healthy than you think you are -- all because you're on a diet....

The Best Way To Eat Cake: From Birthday Cake to Royal Wedding Cake

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 06.27.2011 | Food
Dr. Susan Albers

I am writing about cake this week because the world is buzzing about the anticipated royal wedding. There has been a lot of hype about the dress, but what about the wedding cake?

Weight Loss and the Question of Unfairness

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

The unfairness issue crops up often among chronic dieters: "It's unfair that everyone gets to eat whatever they want [and only I have to limit myself]." Aside from being erroneous, this sabotaging thought leads dieters to feel resentful.

A Healthy Lifestyle Requires Focus

Kim Bensen | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home
Kim Bensen

Being comfortable with a new healthy lifestyle is definitely a goal we all are striving for. We just need to remember, that with the comfort level we can't let slip the focus that got us to that comfort level in the first place.

Too Lazy To Count Calories? Now You Can Just Take A Picture Of Your Meal

TechCrunch | Posted 06.05.2011 | Technology

Wow. If this app had been pitched to us on the 1st, I would have been sure it was an April Fool's joke. Coming in a few days later, however, it seems ...