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Spiritual Tips for Quitting Sugar

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 03.26.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Gabrielle Bernstein

I thought living sugar free would be easy. I was mistaken. Sugar is a tricky ingredient that shows up in just about everything. To make this commitment work for me I've had to lean on my spiritual faith and truly surrender.

Surprising Diet Myths, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Healthy eating is based on a simple formula: you must put out more than you take in. When Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman joined...

10 Reasons Why Summer Is The Season For Eating Well

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

It's easy to eat fresh, locally grown food when fruits and vegetables are as abundant and available as they are during the summer months. And when food is more available, it's more affordable, too.

Truth: I've Been in an Abusive Relationship for 30 Years

Katie Gard | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Katie Gard

I would eat something "healthy" and then stress that I wasn't losing weight. I'd steal a cookie off the tray someone brought into work and berate myself for the rest of the day. And I'd ask myself the question: If I have to eat to survive, why does it make me feel so terrible?

Do We Need a Health Revolution?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

We are raising a generation of Americans who don't know their way around a kitchen or how to prepare a meal from scratch. That is why I have invited everyone to join me in an Eat-In tomorrow, April 7.

Slim Solutions For A 'Skinny Kitchen'

Julie Upton | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

In this post, we're looking at one fat habit you may not even be aware of -- how your kitchen may be sabotaging your diet.

6 Restaurant Certifications to Help You to Healthier Eating

Food Republic | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Food Republic

We've asked Clean Plates founder Jared Koch to help sort out the different restaurant health certifications out there, and he's written back with six of the best that his email and restaurant guide uses.

An Easy Trick To Make Dieting Easier

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

I think our appetites are pretty much like toddlers. When we're told -- or even when we tell ourselves -- that we have to cut back or give up a favorite treat, it's hard not to feel deprived. It can be hard to stop thinking about that thing we can't have.

Keeping It Healthy for the Holidays!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

The holidays can be a challenging time to stay on course with our healthier diets, but this is not because the dinners have to be fattening; it's because we have our own expectations of what the holidays have to be -- full of fattening food.

How To Make Your Detox Safe And Simple

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

While healthy eating is our birthright, for many of us it seems like taking the plunge into eating a whole foods-based diet is the equivalent to traveling to some distant land. But it doesn't have to be such a scary or foreign experience.

Are Tastebuds Responsible For Childhood Obesity?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A new study indicates that obese children and adolescents, as compared to their lean counterparts, have less sensitive taste buds. The researchers suggest that this difference in taste sensitivity may be an explanation for the development of obesity.

Why Falling Off The Wagon Can Benefit You

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Living in a state of flow is about finding the perfect balance between challenge and comfort. It's about being so enamored with your present moment that all sense of ego subsides as a more playful yet focused consciousness overcomes and completes you.

How To Lose Weight... Without Leaving Your House

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

There are many things in life we can't control. If you have a weight issue, sometimes it may feel like you can't control how much or what you eat. You may feel like you're at the mercy of the food. I certainly did.

11 Ways To Cheer Yourself Up

SavySugar | Posted 05.30.2012 | Women

Even if it's packed with fun events, a busy Summer schedule can feel overwhelming. Weddings, vacations, weekend barbecues - extra activities mean extr...

6 New Ways To Eat Healthy For Less

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.17.2012 | Healthy Living

More than half of women say the cost of food keeps them from eating healthy, according to a recent poll from the publisher of Consumer Reports. The...

Focus Is Great, But Not Without Zoom

Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC | Posted 06.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Traci L. Stanard, CPT-NSCA, CWC

Have you ever felt off, but not know why? Stuck not knowing what to do to get back on your path to being efficient, fit, more relaxed or just plain well?

You Are What You Eat

Molly Fosco | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Molly Fosco

The theory that eating a plant-based, organic diet can make you a happier person is explored in a number of films that have affected the way I think about and consume food.

What If Health Were More Like Wealth?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We routinely squander and neglect something we would hate to have taken from us, and would surely fight to prevent someone taking from our loved ones. It's certainly wisdom, it's just not yet conventional to acknowledge that health is wealth. Making it conventional is up to us.

What Does Food Have to Do With Fashion?

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Alexis Sclamberg

If you know more about seasonal fashion trends than seasonal food options, or spend more time in the morning thinking about what you're going to wear rather than what you're going to eat, listen up.

10 Rules To Eat Safely For Life

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Everyday you have to navigate a toxic nutritional landscape. You have to hunt and gather in a food desert. You have to survive the American supermarket and dodge the dangers of industrial food. The good news is that if you follow 10 simple rules you can eat safely for life.

The Serious Health Perks Of Breakfast

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

Aside from increasing mental and physical performance, a breakfast of champions can help you to achieve and maintain optimal weight and energy levels. Furthermore, what you put in your mouth (or don't) in the morning can also be indicative of your future health!

Maybe You Should Stop Dieting?

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Lev Raphael

At the beginning of each year, I hear men and women groaning about their holiday overeating, and comparing the benefits of various diets. And January blogs and newspapers are full of endless diet advice. But what if diets are the problem?

Are Your Food Choices Good, Better Or Best?

Mitch Plotnick | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Mitch Plotnick

Everything you eat helps to determine your health and wellness. If you eat junk, your health will turn to junk. And, can you think of anything more important than your health?

Healthy Eating: Good For You, Bad For The Economy?

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — Eating a healthy diet may be good for you, but it may be unintentionally slimming for the economies of some developing countries, a new...

10 Tips To Help You Eat Smarter

Michael A. Snyder, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael A. Snyder, M.D.

As a weight loss surgeon who has worked with thousands of patients, I still learn something from them every day, and I've seen over the years what small steps people take to lose weight and keep it off.