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Appetite Hormone Could Increase Susceptibility To PTSD

Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living

A hormone known to affect appetite may also play a role in making the brain vulnerable to stress, according to a new study in rats. The findings su...

5 Key Strategies For Successful Weight Loss And Beyond

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

If your New Year's resolution involves making a change in your diet with weight loss as a goal, you are facing a dizzying array of information out there. There is a great deal of evidence about what practices help weight loss, much of it contradictory.

Your Body's Secret Weight-Loss Weapons

Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living

By Mike Roussell, Ph.D. for Shape.com Optimize your body’s secret weight-loss weapons. More from Shape.com: 10 Seriously Fit Chicks of CrossF...

Emotional Eating, or Is It Really Just Poor Nutrition?

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

I understand that some people truly deal with emotional eating, but lately with the hype about low- or no-carb diets, I am encountering more and more people coming to see me with complaints of experiencing fatigue along with intense carb cravings.

Our Bodies: With Us Or Against Us?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Can we prevent weight gain and obesity? The answer is self-evident in our rear-view mirror.