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Eating Habits

Confessions of a Chubby Girl

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

For me, once I admitted that I really like sugar, and that eating it makes me happy, my cravings died down. I stopped wanting it because I knew I could eat it if I wanted it. I replaced my years of resistance and pushing away the foods I loved with a more compassionate approach.

Conquer Emotional Eating With These 12 Weird Tricks

Orion Talmay | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Orion Talmay

Unhealthy overeating can stem from emotions that don't serve you. The good news is you are in control of your emotions. Determine your emotional triggers, look out for those triggers and take charge over your mind and body.

How To Change Your Eating Habits In Less Than A Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

With many of us working around the clock, taking the time to sit down for a nutritious meal oftentimes gets traded for a quick bite on the go. Even wi...

9 Expert Tips For More Mindful Eating

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Unless you're a competitive eater, there's really no reason to scarf down your meals. After all, doing the opposite -- that is, slowing down -- is lik...

How a Habit Becomes a Cable

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

Normal eating is goal-directed behavior; compulsive overeating is not. Compulsive overeating is a complex stimulus-response behavior.

6 Psych Experiments That Shed Light On Your Eating And Drinking Habits

Thrillist | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Scientists are finding new, inventive ways to explain why you dine the way you do.

21 Food Times You Knew You Were A Teenager

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 03.27.2014 | Taste

If you could eat like a teenager again, would you?

Are Our Eating Habits Getting Less Healthy?

Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Less than two-thirds of Americans said they ate healthily "yesterday" in 2013, according to a new Gallup-Healthways report -- a drop from recent years...

14 Shameful Eating Habits Of People Who Work From Home

Thrillist | Posted 03.06.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

The reality is shoveling handfuls of dry cereal into your gullet and drinking microwave coffee.

You Are What Your Friends Eat

Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Why do people eat the way they do? Food choices are based on many factors, and a new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ex...

6 Of The Most Disgusting Food Habits You Can Have

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Both Liz Taylor and I have watched as our weight on occasion has tipped the scale. I think we also share the pattern of getting serious and dieting for awhile, and I'm sure we both nodded with great enthusiasm when people spouted pearls like 'It's not a diet! It's a lifestyle change!' It's a lifestyle change alright, but just a brief one for me and Liz.

What Eating Can Tell You About The People Around You

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 11.12.2013 | Taste

Some of them are gems, some of them need to get away from you as soon as possible.

How to Break Bad Habits Like a Boss

Elizabeth McKenzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth McKenzie

People who are wining at life are doing so because of their positive habits. Through the repeated routines and rituals of their daily lives, they are literally setting themselves up for success.

6 Strange Eating Habits Of Highly Untrustworthy Humans

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.24.2013 | Taste

Avoid these food quirks at all costs -- we're here to help.

Do You Eat Fast Food? (POLL)

Posted 09.20.2013 | MarloThomas

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What Yoga Taught Me About Eating Healthfully

Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

We've all been there. Those moments of boredom, exhaustion or sadness when we reach for a slice of cake or a bag of chips because they're there, we're craving a sugar rush or we think they'll make us feel better. Try as we might, maintaining a healthy diet is difficult for most Americans.

Why Are You Eating So Fast?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

The paradox for many of us with weight issues is that we think we really love food and love to eat, but if we really did, why don't we take the time to enjoy it? To pay attention? To savor each delicious bite?

The Bulge Is Still Winning the Battle, But We Must Keep Fighting

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles Karel Bouley

I don't want to be a statistic any longer. I don't want to be a "baby boomer" that is living longer but sicker than my parents. I don't want the illnesses that can be prevented by simply moving more and eating right.

The Cook's Brain

Christina Pirello | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

As the holiday season approaches, it seems we all want to channel our inner "Martha" and cook up a storm -- which I love, since cooking is my life. So I offer some food for thought on being healthy through the season of partying.

Reversing Your Eating Regimen, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

No matter what time of day you consume calories, your body will recognize them the same way. That being said, Ellie Krieger nutritionist and host of T...

Food As a Reward: What Are We Teaching?

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 01.09.2013 | Food
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Every single one of our meals with our families should be treated as a celebration of life. After all, the food we prepare, share and eat is what sustains and nourishes us and, in fact, keeps us alive.

8 No-Brainer Tricks For Cutting 100 Calories A Day

Posted 12.17.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Chances are, your daily routine is padded with extra calories. You don't need a calculator or a calorie-counting app to help you ge...

What's Perfect for You?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

If you've begun to make a lifestyle change -- a new diet, exercise routine, stress reduction activity, or anything else -- consider that there will be times when you may need or want to get off your lifestyle wagon.

Change Is Easier Than You Think: Thinking's the Problem

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 12.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

We all want to change something. Most of us have tried and had either fleeting success or chalked up a failure. The way we think about change is the problem. In this arena (unlike most), we think too much. We usually think our way to keeping things exactly as they are.

Eat Like a Linebacker: Get Fat Like an Ex-Linebacker

Dina R. Rose | Posted 12.02.2012 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

We shouldn't be surprised that when we spend the first years of our kids' lives telling them to eat more that they have to spend the rest of their lives figuring out how to eat less.