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Healthy Holiday Eating

How To Be Sure Your Holiday Feast Is Good For The Environment, Too

Posted 12.18.2013 | Green

The holidays are a time to feast, but how can we enjoy all the delicious dishes this time of year has to offer without feeling guilty about our impact...

What's Hiding in Your Holiday Helpings?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

A good rule of thumb is that if the food comes in a package, it's likely to be high in phosphorus, so limit the processed foods in your diet and you may be able to reduce your risk of developing kidney disease.

What Nutritionists Serve At Thanksgiving

Julie Upton | Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Like me, most nutrition pros serve traditional foods for Thanksgiving -- albeit with a healthier twist because we tweak recipes to eliminate empty calories. The good news is that many holiday favorites like turkey, sweet potatoes, squash, nuts and cranberries are inherently healthy, so it's fairly easy to keep them that way.

Healthy Twists On Your Favorite Holiday Drinks

Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Brianna Steinhilber, Associate Editor At the first sign of chill in the air, seasonal holiday drinks take over coffee-shop blackboards. From p...

Save 1,000 Calories on Thanksgiving

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Without sacrificing traditional foods like turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes, these simple swaps will trim 1,000 calories from your feast.

The Best Green Foods For St. Patrick's Day (None Of Them Artificially Colored!)

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

It's March, and that means that stores are filled with green-colored muffins, candy, and other (often unhealthy) items to commemorate St. Patrick's Day. Here are a few healthier items to keep with the green theme this Sunday -- after all, you don't need to be Irish to be lucky in health!

Need To Know: Holiday Eating With Rosie Battista

Posted 12.21.2012 | MarloThomas

To help maintain your weight during the holiday season, bring a sweet, healthy dish to the parties you're invited to. Rosie Battista of Sleeping Naked...

Staying Slim During The Holidays, From Kelly Ripa (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

How in the world can you stay thin among so many holiday treats? Kelly Ripa shared some fantastic tips for staying slim during the holidays when she v...

WATCH: The Top Three Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living

If you're worried about the pound of weight the average American gains this time of year, know that there are some ways to lighten up the holiday seas...

Are You Eating Healthy During The Holidays? (POLL)

Posted 12.17.2012 | MarloThomas

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How Do You Keep Things Healthy During the Holiday Season? (WATCH)

Posted 12.14.2012 | MarloThomas

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: How do you keep things healthy during the holiday season? var src_url="http:...

Holiday Time: Time to Pay Attention

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kaehler

Holiday weight gain can be avoided if you are smart, organized and committed to following these simple steps. Begin by adopting these habits today so you have them well-established before you make another New Year's resolution to lose weight.

How to Avoid the Holiday Bloat

Winston Sih | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Winston Sih

This time of year is full of tempting food at the office, indulging potluck parties, and family get togethers. Whether you're looking to shed a few pounds or maintain a healthy lifestyle, here are a few tips to not overdo it during this holiday season.

How Do You Avoid All Or Nothing During The Holidays? From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

How does health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer control her eating during the holidays? When Joy met with me on Mondays With Marlo, she told me that sh...

Holiday Appetizers Can Be Healthy

Posted 12.07.2012 | Taste

We have 15 recipes for you to try.

A Light And Healthy Holiday Dish, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

If you're looking for a healthy alternative to the heavy, rich foods eaten at your holiday gatherings, health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer has the a...

Feel Like a Thanksgiving Turkey? Get Unstuffed From the Holiday Weekend

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

If you were like me this past Thanksgiving weekend, you might be feeling a little sluggish, a couple of pounds heavier and a bit anxious about the next month of holiday splurging. The best thing you can do is to hit the "reset" button now, so you don't run the risk of a snowball effect.

Ask Nutrition And Health Expert Joy Bauer A Question!

Posted 11.27.2012 | MarloThomas

Health and nutrition expert, Joy Bauer, will be joining me soon on Mondays with Marlo! Now is your chance to ask her anything you'd like to know about...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Thanksgiving Hangover: 5 Ways To Get Your Diet Back On Track

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.30.2012 | Black Voices

The number of calories the average American consumes on Thanksgiving day varies, with estimates ranging from 2,500 to 4,500 calories, but according to...

HBCU Health And Nutrition Faculty Offer Holiday Eating Advice For Thanksgiving And Beyond

Posted 11.30.2012 | Black Voices

As preparations ensue for this year's day of football, feasting and fellowship, the diets and healthy eating habits of millions of black people ar...

Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Turkey Day may only come around once a year, but it is only the beginning. The merry months that follow are filled with family feasts, business buffets, and celebratory cocktails. This holiday season, get jolly but stay healthy -- here's how.

This Thanksgiving, Save the Stuffing for the Turkey

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The key to thriving during the holidays (and beyond) is to love food more. While this advice may seem counterintuitive, when you love to eat, it pays to act like it! By eating mindfully, you'll eat less while enjoying it even more.

Weight Gain During the Holidays Is Hard to Undo

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Remember that the holidays are primarily there to reconnect with family and friends and to celebrate good times. Enjoying delicious food is certainly part of that, but it shouldn't be the main focus.

'Tis Almost the Season, or the Backstory to the Binge

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Binges never happen in an emotional vacuum, even though we can pretend that they do. Often, someone claims that she was in perfect control of her eating until she ate that first doughnut or piece of chocolate. "It was the sugar that set off my binge," is usually the explanation.

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.