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A Simple Trick To Lose 10 Pounds In One Year, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, shared some simple, practical tips with us for healthy weight loss. “Find the best source of all...

Tricks For Cutting Calories While Drinking Alcohol, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to cutting down calories when consuming alcohol, David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, had some helpful tips for us. “Wat...

Portion Control While Dining Out, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, had some great insights to share with us about how to control portion sizes when eating out at restaur...

David Zinczenko With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

I was so thrilled to have David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, as my guest on Mondays with Marlo! We talked about everything from banishing ...

The Truth About Diet Soda, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, explained why diet soda is actually so unhealthy, despite its deceptive lower calorie appeal. The i...

Why Diets Are So Bad For Your Body, From David Zinczenko (VIDEO)

Posted 03.31.2014 | MarloThomas

David Zinczenko, author of Eat It To Beat It!, had a refreshingly unconventional response to the question of whether or not to diet. “Don’t di...

What This Wildly Popular UK Diet Is Really Like

Posted 03.26.2014 | OWN

By Laura Fraser A college friend's mother was a marvelous cook, a woman who ate with gusto but never gained weight. The word diet didn't pass...

Weight-Loss Resistance and Choices

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Weight, per se, is not a choice. Addressing the variable challenge of weight management with insight, understanding and compassion certainly is. It's a choice we should all be making.

Diet and Health: There, There and Getting There

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Giving up favored foods involves the pain of heavy lifting -- trading up foods does not. But doing so either requires legitimate reformulations by food manufacturers, or our ability to make better choices among what's currently available -- or both.

How I Got Down to My Driver's License Weight

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Once upon a time I got down to my driver's license weight. I want to share with you how I did that. And just in case you're thinking what my husban...

5 Diet 'Miracles' You Might Want To Avoid

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.10.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The FDA often recalls these products after users experience life-threatening side effects.

How To Handle Social Events When You're Watching What You Eat

Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Let's face it: partying is no easy task when you’re watching what you eat, and dieting can be hard enough without the ruthless temptation of an endl...

11 Diet 'Rules' You Can Absolutely, Positively Break

Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

With all the DOs and DON’Ts of dieting, losing weight can feel like a full time job. Not only do you have to monitor what you eat, but you need to b...

Are We the Biggest Losers?

Dr. Mandy Golman | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Dr. Mandy Golman

We need a different approach. Teach someone to love their body and respect it at any shape or size, and then the healthy habits will follow.

Mastery, Masturbation and Members of an Angry Mob

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

But of course you see the problem. We are just picking poisons here. If we replace one way of eating badly with another and don't show health gains, does it prove that the first way of eating badly wasn't bad? No, it just shows that we have many flavors of poisons from which to choose.

Can (And Should) You Trust Yourself?

David DeSteno | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
David DeSteno

If you believe future-you can't be trusted, you'll never even try to plan for the long term. Why save for retirement or eat healthfully if you think future-you will exploit the benefits you give him? To succeed, we need hope to spring eternal. We have to believe that we're trustworthy.

My Spouse's Weight Gain Is A 'Great Big Turn-Off For Me'

Roz Warren | Posted 04.21.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

The man I love has put on a little weight. I shouldn't be shocked. Keeping the pounds off is one of the challenges of middle age. It's a challenge that many of us don't meet. Next time you're hanging with a crowd of your peers, look around. Plump is the new normal.

Dining Alone: The Stigma Behind Counting Calories in College

McKenzie Maxson | Posted 04.16.2014 | College
McKenzie Maxson

Many of my peers automatically associate counting calories with an eating disorder. A healthy lifestyle is something I have the right to, and for me, that includes calorie counting.

Diet, Weight and Health: Confused Only If You Want To Be!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The New York Times once again allocates some of its rarefied real estate to science writer Gary Taubes, who uses it to do what, in my opinion, he does best: ask the wrong question.

The Power of the YOLO Meal

Food Riot | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

First appeared on Food Riot, by Kit Steinkellner One of my current favorite internet personalities is Cassey Ho, otherwise know as Blogilates, a virt...

How To Reset After A Day Of Overeating

SELF | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

I've been working hard at maintaining my new, healthy eating plan, which is high protein, low carb, low sugar and high in good-for-you fats. My program allows for a lot of flexibility and there is no calorie counting (score!), just lots of clean, fresh meals. But I confess, I fell off the boat last week -- and wow could my body feel it.

Being Beautiful Is Not a Profession

Sue Shanahan | Posted 04.01.2014 | Women
Sue Shanahan

I learned very young that a woman's power came from her looks. Specifically, my beauty, or lack there of, was how my worth was measured.

The 2014 'Thigh Gap': The Bikini Bridge

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 03.30.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Talk to our girls about the dangers associated with excessive dietary restraint and exercising. Encourage them to develop passions that are unrelated to losing weight.

Battlefield Work: Navigating the Diet Minefields of Your Office

Shealagh Whittle | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Shealagh Whittle

My goal for this whole change was to teach myself to make the right choices in what I eat. I am two weeks in, and by no means are the choices a reflex, or really easy, but rather than feeling like I've been relegated to life as a bunny, I am learning to appreciate and understand the full impact of everything I consume.

America's Obesity Epidemic Is Not A Moral Failing

Food Riot | Posted 01.17.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

I don't feel like a monster if I want a candy bar. It's fine. I just eat the damn candy and move on with my life.