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Healthy Eating Habits

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 | Home
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.

Why Falling Off The Wagon Can Benefit You

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Living in a state of flow is about finding the perfect balance between challenge and comfort. It's about being so enamored with your present moment that all sense of ego subsides as a more playful yet focused consciousness overcomes and completes you.

Your Fridge Makeover

David Kirsch | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
David Kirsch

Making simple changes to the foods you keep stocked in your refrigerator can be a great place to start when you are trying to lose weight. Easy swaps can help you on your path to a healthier lifestyle.

Healthy Eating Tips For A Big Family On A Small Budget, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Is it possible for a family of four to eat healthy on a tight budget? Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer taught me some surprising methods for savi...

Healthy Eating Habits Can Be Learned - Mostly By Example

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.04.2012 | Parents
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Many parents have a hard time making their kids eat "healthy" foods, especially fruits and vegetables. Brussels sprouts and spinach? Forget it! But it doesn't have to be like this.

Why We Need to Protect Family Meals

Gina Rau | Posted 09.02.2012 | Home
Gina Rau

Should a 5-year-old walk about the bookstore sucking pureed food from a pouch? Toddlers should be enjoying the food that their parents are: real foods with lots of flavors and textures.

Being Out Of Work May Actually Be Really Unhealthy For You

Posted 07.03.2012 | Business

The unemployment crisis may also be a health crisis. People who are out of work against their will are more likely to have poor health habits than ...

I Call the Vote: A Farm Bill Litmus Test for the Food Movement

Ken Cook | Posted 07.10.2012 | Green
Ken Cook

Is offering a healthy snack the only idea in the farm bill that should matter to the food movement? Of course not.

Make May Your Official Family Mealtime Month: A How-To Guide

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Your kids will not only benefit from family mealtime -- they'll remember their experiences fondly into adulthood and will pass the tradition on to their children. Here is a four-step guide for parents to bring mealtime back and include their children in the process.

The New 'Magic' Surgery for Weight Loss

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Bariatric surgery, whether a stomach bypass operation or sewing together bits of a stomach lining, is not sufficient to prevent emotional overeating or the failure to accept a permanent commitment to health eating and exercise.

Ice Cream in the Park, Parenting and Individual Responsibility

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 06.05.2012 | Parents
Rosalyn Hoffman

What mom hasn't been overwhelmed by the awesome responsibility of parenthood? And what mom doesn't want to protect her kid from the world around them? But, it's impossible to screen out the real world.

It's Hard Being Mean

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 06.02.2012 | Parents
Kelly Dorfman

In a world of too many choices, kids need parents to create a structure for healthy eating.

Training Toddlers' Taste Buds: Juice vs. Froot Loops

Dina R. Rose | Posted 03.27.2012 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

A study published by the Center for Disease Control just made a radical recommendation: after-school programs should stop serving 100 percent apple ju...