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'Why I'm Glad Dieting Doesn't Work'

Darya Pino Rose | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino Rose

I would say it is unfortunate that the weight-loss pills, programs, and bonus DVDs haven't really worked out, but now that I'm a foodist, I see the failure of the dieting industry to make us thinner or healthier as one of the luckiest mess-ups of our generation.

Did You Hear the One About the Birth, the Pig and the Logger?

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 04.28.2013 | Science
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

Poor Nathanael Johnson. He made a huge error in his new book. Didn't anyone tell him that the way to sell books these days is to skim over the research, tap into the juicy bits that match your preconceived notions and then offer the reader an easy yet extreme solution?

50 Life-Changing Health Books

Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living

All types of books can change our lives, but health books have a potent ability to influence our lifestyle habits. If you’ve read Eat This, Not That...

How A Vegan Diet Helped Me Run 100 Miles

Scott Jurek | Posted 08.12.2012 | Books
Scott Jurek

I was a total longshot, an unlikely champion. I was an even more unlikely vegan.

PHOTOS: 11 Things That Might Be Wrong With You

Paul Kleinman | Posted 07.21.2012 | Books
Paul Kleinman

I provide a guide to self-diagnosis that starts at the top of your head and moves all the way down to the bottom of your feet. Finally, all hypochondriacs can have the ability to diagnose all of their visible life-threatening symptoms without the use of an Internet connection!

The Hidden Costs Of Fast Food

Will Allen | Posted 07.14.2012 | Books
Will Allen

Only 2% of Americans fish or farm for a living today--down from nearly half of Americans a century ago--and hundreds of thousands of small farmers have been pushed off of their land. Most of us do not know how to provide for ourselves on the most basic level.

7 Consequences Of Fast Food

Will Allen | Posted 07.13.2012 | Books
Will Allen

Only 2% of Americans fish or farm for a living today--down from nearly half of Americans a century ago--and hundreds of thousands of small farmers have been pushed off of their land. Most of us do not know how to provide for ourselves on the most basic level.

9 Health Myths Debunked

Timothy Caulfield | Posted 06.30.2012 | Books
Timothy Caulfield

In the hope of getting to the basic truth about the best way to optimize health, I have spent several years immersed in the world of health and fitness. What I found was a sea of myths and misinformation. Here are a few of my favorites: