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You Are Not a Garbage Disposal

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny G. Perry

Now stop! Put the chips down. No, seriously. I get it. I've eaten enough French onion dip for a few whole lifetimes. At parties, I've shoveled...

What Would It Take to Get People Eating Their Fruits and Veggies?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Eating more fruits and veggies is the most tried and true piece of nutrition advice ever to be given -- health experts agree on it, and it has been withstanding the test of time and further research for many decades.

4 Ways Your Social Circle Can Help You Curb Emotional Eating

Elle Penner | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Elle Penner

A great strategy to prevent emotional eating is to trade food for a short bout of exercise with your fitness-minded friends. Physically, exercise reduces stress and anxiety, alleviates boredom, and releases feel-good endorphins. Getting one of your supportive friends to join you can squash feelings of loneliness and provide an opportunity for you to vent, too.

Easy Ways To Sneak In More Fruits And Veggies

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

If you thought fitting in five fruits and veggies a day was tough, hold onto your fruit bowl: New research from the University College London suggests that we need at least seven servings of fruits and vegetables a day for optimal health. Holy zucchini! That's a lot of produce.

Study Shows Food Advergames Entice Kids to Overeat

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

We're all quite impulsive when it comes to food, and even more so when it comes to high-reward foods. Kids are even more vulnerable, and kids with higher impulsivity are a great target audience for advertisers. All the more reason to try and limit kids' exposure to these ads.

Making Dinner With Your Toddler: An Activity Breakdown

Honest Toddler | Posted 06.22.2014 | Parents
Honest Toddler

Making dinner with a toddler around is a lot like doing taxes: difficult, but your legal responsibility.

9 Ways To Tell You're On The Wrong Diet

Willow Jarosh, MS, RD | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Willow Jarosh, MS, RD

Every spring, another round of diets sprout up. Some are solid plans with sound diet advice, and others, not so much. Want to spot the ones you should skip?

What's a Normal Portion Size?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Restaurants influence how much we'll eat just by deciding the serving sizes, and those are unpredictable and range from petite to colossal.

Does Healthy Food Sell?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What can be more wholesome than an athletic event at school? I've been to many, and my frequent regret is that the foods and drinks offered during these games almost undo the message and purpose of sport's healthfulness.

Make Mealtime Count!

Charles Sophy, D.O. | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Charles Sophy, D.O.

Mealtime is crucial to your family's mental and physical health. Here are some guidelines that I often talk with patients about when trying to figure out how they can optimize mealtime without completely rearranging their lives.

Anti-Flat-Belly Foods

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Can the type of food we eat cause fat to accumulate preferentially in the belly? Do diet choices affect how much muscle we build? It's an important matter, because belly fat isn't just an esthetic issue.

The Wolfing (Down) of Wall Street

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

Eat this, Scorsese! I've read Jordon Belfort's book of excess, greed and over-consumption yet I felt it paled in comparison to the same qualities, but...

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.

How I Stayed On Track on Vacation

Shealagh Whittle | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Shealagh Whittle

As my countdown to vacation crept closer and closer, I got a little scared -- how could I continue my newfound healthy eating habits in a city that for me holds all manner of delectable culinary sins?The answers turned out to be simple, and despite the fact that I have been largely ignoring my scale over the past month or two, I actually lost weight while I was in London.

Added Sugar Replaces Fat as Ingredient to Watch For

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Michelle Obama unveiled a series of proposed changes to the food label last Thursday. These changes, she said, will help consumers make better, more informed decisions.

Eating Like You Mean It

New Harbinger | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

By Emily K. Sandoz, Ph.D., co-author of Living with Your Body and Other Things You Hate This morning I snuck downstairs and made French toast. My hu...

Is Packing Your Kid's Lunch an Anti-Obesity Tool?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

When you look at a group of elementary school kids, can you tell who's at risk of becoming obese? And more importantly, what can be done to change tha...

Sit Down and Eat

Vicki Wilson | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Vicki Wilson

It can take Jack an hour to eat a meal, during which I can feel the tug of unanswered emails, a deadline, and the unswept floor each minute. But, as I'm fond of asking Jack when he's driving his Matchbox cars rather than picking up his Lego before bedtime, what is your job right now?

A French-Asian Fusion in Luang Prabang, Laos (Video)

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

Laos has drawn travelers looking for a more off-the-beaten-path adventure and cultural experience. At the center of this cultural exploration is Laos' unique approach to cuisine.

11 Foods You Should Definitely Not Eat On A First Date

Spoon University | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

Be sure to avoid these 11 foods that will pretty much ensure you don't make it to date number two.

It Happened to Me: There Are No Fat People in My Yoga Class, and I'm Suddenly Uncomfortable With It

Lauren Cahn | Posted 04.14.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

I needed to catch up on my current events, so I went to my go-to source for all things relevant -- xoJane.com, which is how I stumbled upon this gut-w...

Is Disliking Veggies in Your Kid's Genes?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

It's perhaps a relief to know that our kids have a personality and innate tendencies before they were ever exposed to our influences, and the consolation -- there's also a limit to how much damage our inevitable shortcomings may do. But when it comes to food, that doesn't put us of the hook.

6 Of America's Best Diners

Food & Wine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

These 23 spots represent a panoramic view of today's American diner.

Where to Eat and Drink in Cold NYC

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 03.30.2014 | New York
Robert Rosenthal

New Yorkers are forever promoting the fact that we enjoy four distinct seasons here. Yet that premise is at its most challenging in the dead of winter, especially when it comes to discovering warmth by means of food and drink.

5 Foods You're Eating The Wrong Way

Posted 01.28.2014 | OWN

Easier, tastier and less messy methods that will change how you consume everything from sushi to apples. By Lynn Andriani Keep in touch! Che...