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Healthy Eating Habits

How to Get a Bikini Body Without Buying a Bikini Body Plan

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Reghenzani

When I say bikini body, what comes to mind? Maybe a before and after shot, like the ones that clog up your newsfeed? I see a lot of clients fall into...

8 Healthy Habits To Adopt Now

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

As most of you know, I am not a fan of diets. The reason is that we follow a certain diet for a while, and then we fall off the wagon as we are unable to sustain it, and so often, end up discouraged. Better to adopt a healthy lifestyle you can sustain for the long haul.

Sexualized Culture Is Creating Mental Health Issues in Our Youth

Darryl Roberts | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Darryl Roberts

Combating the status quo and demanding more from the media we consume is only one part of addressing the mental health crisis engendered by the over-sexualization of young girls. The other part is to hold ourselves, and the people we know, accountable to make visible changes in the world around us.

Vegetarianism Isn't All or Nothing

Amelia Shroyer | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amelia Shroyer

Throughout this evolution of my diet, I have been amazed and bewildered by the reactions I get from non-vegetarians when I tell someone I'm a vegetarian. Why, all of a sudden, were people who don't alter their diets berating me for not fitting into their idea of what mine should be?

3 Simple Ways to Overcome the 3 O'Clock Slump

Kirsi Paalanen | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Paalanen

There is more to having boundless energy than just drinking an energy drink. It's a lifestyle. It's about eating the right foods and having the right habits. It's something once done right comes to you second nature.

Dessert Doesn't Have to Kill You: 10 Ways to Living a Healthier Life (Without Giving up the Occasional Sweet Treat)

Emily Luchetti | Posted 09.17.2014 | Taste
Emily Luchetti

We're starting the conversation about how to return dessert to its rightful place in our diets.

This App Could Help Kids Develop Healthy Eating Habits

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living

There are numerous apps out there to help adults track their food consumption and lose weight, but what about an app that helps children develop healt...

5 Secrets To Lasting Lifestyle Change

Lorie Eber | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

Being healthy in this setting is a Sisyphean hurdle, one that requires 24/7 diligence. Sometimes you'll feel like you're in a rip current. While this is a formidable challenge, it is doable, and it trumps feeling lousy, living on meds, and eventually dealing with chronic illness.

Diet Derailed? How to Get Back on Track After Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 10.21.2014 | 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.

The Ingredient That Sends Your Body Into A Cycle Of Unhealthy Eating

OWN | Posted 08.20.2014 | OWN

It can happen fast. One minute, you're indulging in a small piece of chocolate; the next, you're surrounded by empty candy wrappers -- and still cravi...

Don't Eat Your Stress

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Our bodies affect our minds as much as our minds affect our bodies. To maintain good health and wellbeing, we need to realize their interdependence and take care of both. The practice of mindfulness can help to reconnect the body with the mind, and specifically, eating mindfully can help ward off some of our autopilot stress responses related to food.

3 Steps For Changing Any Bad Habit or Forming Any Good One

Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A. | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A.

Remember that a habit consists of cues and responses repeated over and over. To attack the habit you have to disrupt the old cues, form new ones, and then it becomes a matter of "Wash. Rinse. Repeat." In this way, you build that association and make the pattern automatic and soon unconscious.

Eating Instructions

Donna Fish | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

You want to savor and enjoy everything you eat, don't rush the foods you think you shouldn't be eating!

How to Improve Your Cholesterol and Cut Your Risk for Heart Disease

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

In today's hectic, grab-and-go world, it can be difficult to resist fast foods and processed meals. But paying more attention to what we eat and taking time to prepare more nutritious foods can help improve our health, our hearts -- and our lives -- tremendously.

5 Quick and Easy Tricks to Avoid Overeating

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Overindulging isn't just influenced by food choices. There's ample research to suggest healthy eating is a highly sensory experience, and everything from the color of our plates to the sounds in the room may trigger a mindless binge.

5 Reasons We Keep Doing Something That Results in Failure

Lorie Eber | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

It's time to realize that no diet is ever going to work in the long run. The only answer is to learn how to slowly change those habits. Habit change is a slow process, but the only way to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your life.

What I Learned About Exercise From "The Biggest Loser," From Alison Sweeney (VIDEO)

Posted 06.13.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to the many benefits of exercise, "The Biggest Loser" Host Alison Sweeney has learned first-hand how powerful a tool working out can be ...

9 Expert Tips For More Mindful Eating

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Unless you're a competitive eater, there's really no reason to scarf down your meals. After all, doing the opposite -- that is, slowing down -- is lik...

15 Shockingly Simple Food Substitutions and Swaps

Posted 05.06.2014 | Taste

Summer is just around the corner and with rising temperatures come opportunities to show off that body you’ve been working toward all winter. Well,...

Calorie Bombs In Your Easter Basket

KnowMore TV | Posted 06.19.2014 | Taste
KnowMore TV

Before you get started loading your cart with candy from the supermarket's colorful seasonal display, let's take a look at what those favorite Easter sweets really contain.

So What Can Parents Do To Encourage Healthy Eating In Their Children?

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.26.2014 | Home
Danielle Nierenberg

It's not enough to get kids to eat their vegetables. Children with strict parents are more likely to be overweight, a new study has claimed. This wa...

Wake Up, America and Smell the Broccoli Already!

Gino Campagna | Posted 05.24.2014 | Home
Gino Campagna

I've just finished a glorious month of live events and TV appearances here in California partnered with Got Milk? to celebrate National Nutritional Mo...

Are Our Eating Habits Getting Less Healthy?

Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Less than two-thirds of Americans said they ate healthily "yesterday" in 2013, according to a new Gallup-Healthways report -- a drop from recent years...

The Role of Focus in Managing Your Health

Daniel Goleman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel Goleman

Focus is the basic mental skill that supports everything people in the fitness industry are trying to do: help you monitor your own activities, nutrition and mindset about body image and eating.

Dessert Alternatives For Diabetics, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.27.2014 | MarloThomas

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some excellent tips for diabetics who love dessert. “I love food, and food loves me!...