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Healthy Eating Habits

Mediterranean Diet Best Diet Ever? Not So Fast

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

Now, don't get me wrong. I'm a big fan of the concept of Mediterranean eating, even though I've never seen anyone definitively define what "the Mediterranean diet" actually is.

Life, Italian-Style: Good For The Body And The Soul

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has declared 2013 to be "The Year of Italian Culture in the United States." Italian culture revolves around beauty, love, passion and sensuality -- all things that feed the body and the soul.

Eat Healthy! Everybody's Doing It!

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What do you think is going to lead more students to the salad bar: telling them that most of their friends eat salad, or stating that eating salad is good for you?

What You Are Looking For Is Not in the Refrigerator

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

This is the time of year when that weight-loss resolution tends to get a little... slack. Maybe you have lost a couple pounds, but the work it takes to lose more -- and keep off the few you have lost -- gets old. You need to re-motivate yourself and decide once again what you really want.

#FreshFridays And More Ways To Give Your New Year's Diet A Reboot

Posted 02.01.2013 | Black Voices

January's over and by some estimates, 64 percent of our New Year's resolutions are, too. But the intersection of American Heart and African-Americ...

10 Ways Parents Can Take Responsibility for Child Obesity

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Debbie Gisonni

While it's encouraging to see so many community leaders taking the issue of childhood obesity to heart, ultimately, this is a parent's responsibility. If you want your children to be healthy and fit, you need to set boundaries and be the best role model you can.

Lighten Up Your Winter Diet

Rachel Berman | Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

During the long winter months, you may find yourself craving heavier meals and comfort foods. Maybe it's because the cold weather keeps you indoors and comfort foods are more convenient, or you feel nostalgic for certain foods when winter rolls around.

5 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Actually Eat

Women & Co | Posted 03.12.2013 | Parents
Women & Co

When it comes to kids and the holidays, visions of sugarplums do dance in their heads. Far be it for us to kill their dreams, but why not offer some treats that are both delicious and healthy?

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.

Love, Eat, Heal

Kris Carr | Posted 02.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kris Carr

My grandma died nearly a decade ago, but I swear she's been sending me flocks of cardinals in her absence. I think she knew I'd be needing these precious symbols of her love.

Mind, Body, Fitness Goals: How I Lost My Pregnancy Weight! (Part Two)

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

In a previous post, I shared my story and gave advice on how you can actually start loving your workouts, make them count, stay motivated, and squash excuses. Now for the other half of the equation: Fueling your body with clean, whole foods! This is just as important as exercising.

Optimal Diets for Longevity: The Science, Not the Hype

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

The conversation regarding what constitutes the ideal diet for optimal wellness and longevity is an ongoing and exhausting debate. Experts from each respective dietary camp have a plethora of data pointing to their case for why their particular system is the gold standard.

The Cook's Brain

Christina Pirello | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

As the holiday season approaches, it seems we all want to channel our inner "Martha" and cook up a storm -- which I love, since cooking is my life. So I offer some food for thought on being healthy through the season of partying.

Keeping It Healthy for the Holidays!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

The holidays can be a challenging time to stay on course with our healthier diets, but this is not because the dinners have to be fattening; it's because we have our own expectations of what the holidays have to be -- full of fattening food.

Ellie Krieger With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

I was delighted to meet with Ellie Krieger nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite" this week on Mondays With Marlo. Ellie ca...

Food As a Reward: What Are We Teaching?

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 01.09.2013 | Food
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Every single one of our meals with our families should be treated as a celebration of life. After all, the food we prepare, share and eat is what sustains and nourishes us and, in fact, keeps us alive.

8 No-Brainer Tricks For Cutting 100 Calories A Day

Posted 12.17.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Chances are, your daily routine is padded with extra calories. You don't need a calculator or a calorie-counting app to help you ge...

6 Amazing Remedies Sitting In Your Spice Rack

Posted 10.31.2012 | OWN

By Nicole Freshé Your kitchen counter might already hold the cure for what ails you. Since time immemorial, humans have used spices to bet...

The Truth About Smaller And Most Frequent Meals, From Rocco DiSpirito (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When celebrity chef, Rocco DiSpirito, joined me on Mondays with Marlo he told me the truth about eating six small meals a day versus the traditional t...

What Ingredient To Take Out Of Your Kitchen NOW, From Rocco DiSpirito (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

The best way to help your family eat healthier is to make small, incremental changes. When celebrity chef and author, Rocco DiSpirito, visited me on M...

Ask Celebrity Chef, Rocco DiSpirito A Question!

Posted 09.20.2012 | Women

I am so excited to have celebrity chef, Rocco DiSpirito, joining me soon on Mondays with Marlo! Now's your chance to ask the celebrated chef anything ...

Are Eating Habits Contagious?

Rania Batayneh, MPH | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Rania Batayneh, MPH

Have you ever gone to a restaurant with the healthiest intentions -- a salad followed by grilled fish and steamed vegetables -- only to find yourself halfway through a bacon cheeseburger and onion rings?

Six Ways to Beat the Freshman Fifteen

Marisa Moore | Posted 10.15.2012 | Black Voices
Marisa Moore

College can be the best four years of your life. It's also a time of transition and comes with many challenges and changes in physical activity, emotions and eating habits. It's a time to focus on learning, not a time to fear the freshman fifteen.

Tips On Emotional Eating, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Oz, the Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and I just had to ask him what he had to ...

How to Build an Olympic-Sized Habit

Jeff Halevy | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

Though it's safe to say most reading this article's closest connection to the Olympics will ever be is the couch, their bottom, and a TV set, in the spirit of the games I asked leading behaviorist Dr. B.J. Fogg how us Average Joes can develop "Olympic-sized" habits.