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Eating Mindfully

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Susan Harrow | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
Susan Harrow

I'm in love with Pinterest the new hot social network where images are digital coke -- addictive, unlimited pleasure with just a few side effects -- l...

The Oscars of Eating: 12 Superstars

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Do you love watching the Oscars? In honor of award season, I'd like to give 12 awards for the best, research, tools and media on healthy eating and body image.

The Surprising Benefits Of Mindful Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Intuitively, it makes sense that mindful eating is helpful to overeaters. So how does it also help people who have other problematic eating habits?

Why Can't Dieters Eat Mindfully?

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Mindful eating is a skill, much like learning to ride a bike or operate a new electronic device. It takes proper instruction and practice. And while it may be more difficult at first, it gets easier and easier until it becomes automatic.

10 Psychological Tricks for Eating Girl Scout Cookies Mindfully

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 04.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

It's that time of year again for some of the best cookies on earth. How can you resist buying a box (or five) from your favorite schoolgirl? Let's face it. Those little cookies are hard to eat mindfully.

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake, Paula Deen and Mindful Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Talking about food and health touches us deeply. If Paula Deen's story caught your interest or bothered you, take a minute to pause and ask yourself why.

5 Intriguing Facts About Intuitive Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 03.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

In a nutshell, intuitive eating has taught people how to plug back into their bodies. It's using your natural, internal wisdom to eat when you are hungry and stop when you are full. As we all know, this is much easier said than done.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Their Weight

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 12.03.2011 | Parents
Dr. Susan Albers

Focus on health not weight. The message should not be about being "thin." Instead, it is about being healthy. Healthy means being strong, eating nutritious food and getting exercise.

A Radically New Way to Enjoy Chocolate

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

Can you eat chocolate while you are losing or managing your weight? Yes! Would life be any fun without chocolate? No! My goal is to teach you the ins and outs of how to eat chocolate mindfully.

A Snack to Help Reduce Comfort Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

In my opinion, hummus is the new peanut butter. You can put it on anything to give it more flavor and substance -- crackers, sandwiches, veggies, chips etc.

The Pistachio Effect

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

The next time you have a craving for nuts it may be worth taking a scoop of pistachios in their shells. It's nice when a snack food can help you to naturally and easily eat more mindfully.

Savor Your July 4 Celebration: The Practice Of Mindful Eating

Thich Nhat Hanh | Posted 08.30.2011 | Religion
Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindful eating sees each meal as representative of the whole cosmos. Look closely at an apple and you can see a cloud floating in it, as well as the rain, the earth and the sunshine that made the apple tree flower and fruit.

7 Healthful Eating Tips For New Moms

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Here are seven common traps new moms fall into that lead them right into mindless eating. See if these habits sound familiar.

The Best Way To Eat Cake: From Birthday Cake to Royal Wedding Cake

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 06.27.2011 | Home
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?

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.

5 Ways To Honor National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is encouraging you to do just one thing this week to support eating disorder research and recovery. Here are five ideas.

Don't Let Shame Be Your Dinner Date

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Whatever you're going to eat, bring an element of beauty, grace and dignity to the experience.

Mindful Munching: Is Eating Quickly Really So Bad?

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

One colleague teased, "Slow down, eat mindfully!" The retort: "What's speed got to do with it? I'm eating more so I can continue practicing mindfulness." Later, I realized that there was much, much more to that interchange.

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.

What's Eating You? The Emotional Side Of Holiday Dining

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Dieting tricks don't work because they don't explore the underlying issues, the mental and emotional side of eating. And the holidays, more than any other time, are fraught with emotions.

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?

Feeling Fat? 7 Tips to Help You Through

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Feeling fat is no fun. Your inner critic can make it worse if you let it. So, if you are feeling fat, remember, "This too shall pass."

Good Vibrations: Food Energy Beyond Calories

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Our ancestors saw things differently; the concept of food having energetic properties that defy measurement has been around for thousands of years.

Is Television Priming Us To Be Fat?

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

Subliminal messages surround us, and many are innocuous or even helpful. But other subliminal messages can harm our health.

Finding Self-Love Through Food

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Treat your body as you would a beloved child. Feed it gently, attentively, with care. And feed it clean food.