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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 ...

Do You Need To Divorce Your Bathroom Scale?

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Instead of reflexively renewing your vows or divorcing your scale once and for all, ask yourself, "Has weighing in done more to help or hinder my healthiest intentions?"

Not All Weight Loss Is Created Equal

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Manuel Villacorta

Losing weight is a totally different experience for women than it is for men. Assuming that all emotions are in check, physiologically speaking for men, losing weight is pretty straightforward.

Finding Medicine In Your Kitchen Cupboard

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

Sometimes, with my own clients, I prescribe a similar strategy for dealing with stress eating. There isn't a pill or a medication. Instead, there are certain foods that can help reduce emotional eating. Yes. It's ironic that food can prevent overeating.

Is Gaining Weight Grounds For Divorce?

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

A headline two years ago grabbed my attention and probably a few others': Being Fat Ended My Marriage. In the Ladies Home Journal article, the author...

Why We Get Fat

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Don McNay

Why We Get Fat is not a diet book. It is a well-documented insight into how a move back to "old fashioned values" might make us healthier.

"Does This Make Me Look Fat?" The Best Way to Respond

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

Before you answer, think about this advice. Consider what she is really asking. Don't take this question literally.

It's Time To Talk About It: Everyone Can Do... Just One Thing

Jenni Schaefer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenni Schaefer

Eating disorders come in all shapes and sizes. They don't discriminate by size, weight, ethnicity, gender, culture, age, or anything else.

Wakeup Call to Kirstie Alley!

Laura Beck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Laura Beck

Our societal obsession with thinness is damaging at best and deadly at worst. On her new show Big Life, Kirstie Allen has the chance to show the world that you can be fat, healthy and happy.

First Dating & Dieting.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

I get a weekly email, Skinny & The City, that sort of tells me low-cal recipes and crap that sometimes I read or delete faster than you can say "I'll ...

Let's Nix the 'Black Swan' Diet

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adia Colar

The media should in no way promote this unhealthy diet, even in moderation, because it is founded on an unhealthy lifestyle that centers around unhealthy behaviors.

Why You Should Never Make New Year's Resolutions

Christine Egan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Egan

My point is that there may be no point in making new year's resolutions, so why start a brand new year off by putting this kind of counterproductive pressure on yourself?

'The Body Love Manual' by Elizabeth 'Lily' Hills

Juliette Fretté | Posted 02.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Juliette Fretté

Ironically, now that women can vote, lead companies, and run the free world, we are increasingly prone to oppressing ourselves by starving our bodies.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Vaishali | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vaishali

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.