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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.

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...