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Diet Derailed? How to Get Back on Track After Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

Go ahead and enjoy that extra cocktail while on vacation. It is very important to not agonize over unhealthy choices made on summer holidays. Compassion, positive thinking and an "I can" attitude is what will ultimately act as the motivation to tip the scales back in the right direction.

How to Escape Weight Gain During Summer Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

It's easy to unravel good habits on vacation, but staying on track is a lot easier than trying to get back on track post-vacation. This summer, when you plan your disappearing act, make sure to plan ahead and avoid common food traps.

Why You Should Embrace Your Love Affair With Food

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.09.2014 | Taste

As a society, we give a lot of power to food. It boosts our mood, brings us closer together with loved ones, and gives us a reason to get to know new ...

Do It Yourself Granola Bars

Marisa Churchill | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste
Marisa Churchill

With a new breakfast section in my upcoming Sweet and Skinny cookbook, I've been thinking lately about ways to make breakfast fun and good for you! One of my favorite recipes is for these simple do it yourself granola bars.

We're 'Killing Ourselves' With This Terrible Work Habit

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For the average American, a work day consists of sitting behind a desk for at least eight hours with minimal movement. Despite knowing how detrimental...

New Beverage Could Make Food Preparation A Thing Of The Past

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.09.2014 | Taste

But what if you actually LIKE preparing food?

My Recipe for Inspiration: Get Healthy

Shealagh Whittle | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Shealagh Whittle

As adults, we quickly fall into routines that we think are unchangeable -- habits that may not be great, but seem to just be. But I realized that if I approached my job the way I approach my health, I wouldn't have a job. To be healthy and happy with my body, I have to put in effort and I have to make changes.

Salad Shame

Alexandra Silver-Fagan | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Silver-Fagan

I certainly know that my choice is my own, but the act of eating is social and thus the choices we make have become social topics. What upsets me the most however, is the fact that most people believe eating healthy translates to being uptight and/or mentally sick is preposterous.

VIDEO: Dining with Friends When Your Eating Has Changed

Meghan Telpner | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Meghan Telpner

In this video, I answer this question with three very important tips that will definitely help make it easier. I also offer a script to help you respond to your friends and family so that you can kindly decline what you don't want to eat without offending anyone.

Why You Should Eat Breakfast

Lauren Slayton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Slayton

Skipping breakfast feeds in to the "saving up" syndrome; I promise what is consumed mid-afternoon or after dinner carries more risk than that smoothie ever will.

7 Diet Habits You Should Drop Now

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living

We get it: With so much contradictory advice floating around about the best diets for weight loss, it's no wonder many of us end up confused about wha...

What If Everything You Knew About Weight Loss Was Wrong? (Part 1 of 2)

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Over the past few decades, we've been trying harder and harder to be healthy and fit. The result: We got heavy and sick. What's going on here? When did healthy and fit start making us heavy and sick? And why is everyone calling us lazy gluttons?

Do You Eat Fast Food? (POLL)

Posted 09.20.2013 | MarloThomas

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A Humiliating Fall Motivated This Mother Of Three To Drop More Than 200 Pounds

Posted 06.06.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Top Five Recipes for Finals Week

Justine Kay | Posted 07.15.2013 | College
Justine Kay

My top tip for cooking during finals: plan ahead. Get some small quantities of basic, fresh ingredients (you're moving out soon anyways!) and get to cooking the Sunday beforehand.

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...

Say 'No' to Too Much Food

Helene Lerner | Posted 12.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

With the holiday season coming, many people give themselves permission to stuff not only a turkey, but also themselves. When an attitude of overindulgence prevails, how do you summon the strength to say "no" to the extras?

5 One-Skillet Dinners For Easy Clean-Up

EatingWell | Posted 10.01.2012 | Taste
EatingWell

These five recipes make a good case for stocking your kitchen with two large skillets in particular: nonstick and stainless steel.

WATCH: I Have To Ask: What Is The Craziest Thing You've Ever Eaten?

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: What is the craziest thing you've ever eaten? var src_url="http://pshared.5m...

How To Grill Seafood Perfectly Every Time

EatingWell | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
EatingWell

For some reason, seafood seems to be one of the most intimidating foods to grill. Here are a few tips to help you achieve perfectly grilled seafood every time.

How To Pickle Anything, No Canning Necessary

EatingWell | Posted 11.06.2012 | Taste
EatingWell

There are certain things I'll never understand: the rules of cricket, how fish reproduce, and people who don't like pickles. Because, come on, pickles taste amazing! Here are a few easy tips for making sure your pickles come out great.

Is Eating At The Farmer's Market Safe?

EatingWell | Posted 10.31.2012 | Taste
EatingWell

Shopping at a farmer's market is a great way to support your local economy and stock up on the freshest seasonal produce. But when it comes to some of the food at the market, there's debate whether it's safe and should even be legal.

Get Healthy Now With This Fresh-Start Checklist

EatingWell | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

It's all too easy to let healthy habits slide in the summertime. If you're itching to get into (or back into) a healthy routine, as I am, then here are some steps you can take right now.

5 Cookout Money-Wasters

EatingWell | Posted 10.27.2012 | Taste
EatingWell

It's easy for a backyard picnic to get expensive. Fortunately, there are a few equally easy ways to control costs.

'Evan, You're Fat Because You Hate You'

Evan Ross Katz | Posted 10.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Evan Ross Katz

The other day I looked in the mirror, and without flexing, I actually saw a muscle. Alarmed, I called my roommate into the bathroom for a second opinion. Sure enough, it was a baby muscle. With a little help from my very own chiseled Mr. Miyagi, I had said "no" to Miranda's glazed doughnut.