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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 ...

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.