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3 Simple Steps to Stay Slim and SANE During the Holidays

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Why can some of your friends eat all the holiday treats they want and stay slim while you start to look like Santa by smelling a fruit cake? And what ...

Is the Food Guide Pyramid and MyPlate Making Your Family Fat?

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

The thing to keep in mind about the USDA Pyramid is that it comes from the Department of Agriculture, the agency responsible for promoting American ag...

Did the Government Cause the Obesity Epidemic?

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

A great deal of money is being made from our nutritional confusion. Even worse, the government created these guidelines in much the same way it creates laws: by listening to lobbyists and by making compromises.

48,835 Reasons to Enjoy Lots of Food This Thanksgiving

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

This Thanksgiving, don't starve yourself. Don't feel deprived. Starvation isn't sustainable. Hunger isn't healthy. Instead, eat more -- but higher-quality -- holiday foods.

57 Sneaky Sugars to Avoid

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Memorizing this list isn't important. It is important to know that any form of caloric sweetener harms our health and leads to weight gain. Put differently, our body does not care where sweetener calories come from.

Seize the Season: Eat and Buy Locally

Neil Zevnik | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Neil Zevnik

Too cold in your neck of the woods for asparagus? No problem, we'll fly it in from Peru. Wrong time of year for peaches? Fear not, New Zealand has a terrific crop they're willing to share. This must be a good thing, right?

118,801 Reasons Dieting Is Fattening

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

True or false: You slim down by eating less? Before you answer, let's take a quick look at the studies.

The Top 10 Most Shocking Reasons to Avoid Sugar

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Having a hard time cutting back on sugar? I hope these statistics help. As Nietzsche rightly remarked, "He who has a strong enough why can bear almost...

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

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Both approaches can get you to "the other side." But counting calories is like frantically zigzaging through a minefield. Eating more and exercising less -- but smarter -- is as natural and low key as strolling through a meadow.

How to Avoid Getting Sick Before Your Wedding

Martha Stewart Weddings | Posted 07.09.2013 | Weddings
Martha Stewart Weddings

In the midst of all the chaos during wedding planning, immunity might not be the first thing on your mind. But your health should be something you think about in the months leading up to your big day.

4 Health Problems Your Skin Can Help You Detect

Next Avenue | Posted 04.07.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gina Roberts-Grey Signs of brittle bones, diabetes and vitamin deficiencies may surface on your skin before you noti...

10 Ways To De-Stress Your Way To Great Health

Huff/Post50 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty

While retirement is theoretically a relaxing time designed to reward years of hard work, it can be anything but calming for retirees used to living wi...

25 Experts Share: If You Could Only Give One Piece Of Health Advice, What Would It Be?

Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living

There's no shortage of health information out there. Whether you're hoping to decrease your salt intake or learn more about integrative medicine, with...

Food Is Love!

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Allison Berkowitz

I'm still losing weight (at this point, 140 pounds). However, far greater in importance to me is this: I'm learning an incredible amount about nutrition, cooking, and exercise, and I finally feel I'm developing a healthy relationship with food.

Welcome To 2013: 8 Tips To Better Health

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Here are some tips I've offered my clients -- and now you -- to get out of the all-or-nothing mentality and into the mode of setting lifestyle goals that you can actually stick with to help you lead a healthier and more hassle-free life.

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.

How To Stop Fear Before It Starts

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Don't sweat the small stuff, because you are so much more than whatever it is you're afraid of.

Lessons to Learn From Olympic Athletes

Rachel Berman | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

While you probably aren't competing in the Olympic Games this summer, you can take basic pointers from the athletes who are, in order to function the best that you can and improve your health overall.

Holiday Eating Tips: 10 Ways to Enjoy a Healthy Holiday Season

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

This Fourth of July, whether you are going out of town, attending a summer barbecue, having a party on the beach, or just staying at home with your family, follow the principles of moderation.

10 Health Mistakes You're Making Right Now Because You Think You're Too Busy

Brazen Life | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Brazen Life

If your career is central to your life and you can't afford to be sick, get your diet on track and follow some simple rules.

Small And Steady Wins The (Health) Race

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 03.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

The surest way to succeed in keeping your health goals is by making small changes. Think in terms of manageable baby steps, like swapping the half-and-half in your morning coffee for fat-free or low-fat milk.