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One Size Does Not Fit All

Vaishali | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Eastern philosophy makes perfect sense for anyone who has ever noticed that no matter what you may do or ingest in your physical body, what works for one person may not work equally for another.

The Holiday Breakup: A Perfect Diet?

Sal Cataldi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sal Cataldi

Having your heart smashed on or around Xmas is a great way to avoid social venues where massive quantities of food are not only offered, but literally shoved down your gullet before your feet leave the welcome mat.

Holiday Hot List: The 10 Greatest Finds of 2010

Greg Archer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Greg Archer

I won't go on about internal shifts, but I have come to realize that's it's best to get out of your own way -- which I'll do right now. Take note of some of the great discoveries that came my way in 2010.

Oprah's 'Ah Ha' Moment About Food and Weight

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

It's a good time to be an Oprah fan, particularly if you are a chronic dieter or someone who frets about your weight.

Take Heart Women of America: You Can Have That Extra Sugarplum This Holiday Season!

Donna Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Donna Fish

Anyone catch Jennifer Ringer, the New York City Ballerina on the Today Show this morning? She was on to talk about the recent review in the New York ...

How To Tell If Your Diet Plan Is BS

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Bad diets that are designed to slim your wallet rather than your waistline actually have a lot in common. Here are five ways to tell whether or not a diet is the real thing.

The Family Meal: A Prescription for Healthier Kids and Adolescents

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Kids who eat meals with their family consume less fried foods, soda, salt, saturated and trans fats. The net result is a lower incidence of obesity.

A Physician's Take on the 'Twinkie Diet'

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

An overwhelming body of research shows what dietary patterns do produce lasting good health -- all emphasize wholesome, mostly plant foods direct from nature. None emphasizes Ho Hos.

Artificial Sweeteners: Are They Better or Worse Than the Real Thing?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Controversy about artificial sweeteners has been going on for decades, with claims against them covering a wide spectrum of health problems from headaches to cancer.

Candy or Toys? A Halloween Dilemma

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

Should I give out candy for Halloween this year or take an entirely different route -- forget the candy and give away a small toy instead?

Things my mom showed me

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

My poor mother. I was her second child and she had me when she was only 20 years old. While David, my brother who is a year and two days older than m...

The Death of a Diet ... NOT!

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Everything in life has a cycle. Not to sound morbid here, but even businesses, ideas, all forms of life - are conceived, born, grow, peak, decline an...

Diet or Not to Diet? That Is the Question

Bronwyn Marmo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bronwyn Marmo

If you are tired of going from one failed diet to the next and are open to a new way of looking at food, weight, body image and self-esteem; try listening to your "balanced-health mind."

The Glutton's Diet: 5 Tips From A Food Writer

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

You wouldn't think that a professional glutton could be addicted to weight loss, but it's happened -- I am now claiming the title of world's fattest a...


Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

I love a good salad bar. Ruby Tuesdays is one of my favorite places to eat out - because of their awesome salad bar. (Though they also have a 980 calo...

The Long Run: Plus Models Run for Charity

Leona Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Leona Palmer

Ladies and Gentlemen: I have just completed my first straight-up, uninterrupted 20-minute run, including a warm-up and cool down, I did 4 out of 5k. I...

Daydream Believer...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Ever daydream about being thin? Oh, come on. Be honest. Anyone who has ever tasted getting to goal as much as they've tasted fried food knows what I'm...

Why Your Diet Isn't Working

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

Anyone can make short-term changes in their eating behavior and lose at least a little weight. But unless they make changes in their thinking, they will never be able to sustain their new eating behaviors.

Troubled by Your Weight? Keep It From Your Daughter

Meg F. Schneider, MA, LCSW | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meg F. Schneider, MA, LCSW

Sometimes the most innocent comment, the one intended to support, can contribute to a child's unhealthy body image or distorted ideas about eating.

WATCH: Justine & Kelly Bash The Baby Food Diet

Kelly Cutrone & Justine Bateman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kelly Cutrone & Justine Bateman

Now that you're coming down from NY Fashion Week, enjoy some angry banter about the BABY FOOD DIET craze.

Was Lady Gaga's Raw Meat Dress Really So Strange?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

The vivid visual image of wearing what you eat gave many people a moment of pause to reconsider their food choices. What if all the food you ate today was glued to the outside of your body?

Dieting on the job ... and at home

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

I'm not like many people--I never worked outside the home. I went to college. Got my degree. Then worked for my mom as a graphic designer in her home-...

Just for today...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Several Wednesday nights ago at my weight loss meeting a new member joined our group. I'll call her Amy. This was her first time following any diet (y...

I've got a bridge in Brooklyn ...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

You CAN lose weight - and KEEP it off. Do you believe that? If you do, I've got a bridge in Brooklyn ... No, seriously. Here's the story of that famo...

Out of Your Mind: Eating With Your Body

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Think about your last meal. Were you at the table, tasting, smelling its aroma, feeling its texture as you chewed? Or were you in your mind, mentally lining up the next thing on your to-do list.