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The (Necessary) Exercise Advice You Don't Want to Hear

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Caleigh Rykiss

To truly make these things happen sometimes we must push our bodies and minds to their limits, step out of our comfort zones and force ourselves to give it everything and more, even if we don't want to. Here are the things you don't want to do, but should do to make the most of your workout!

Three Tips For Looking And Staying Youthful, From Valerie Bertinelli (VIDEO)

Posted 03.24.2014 | MarloThomas

Hot In Cleveland actress Valerie Bertinelli had some excellent tips to share with us when it comes to looking and feeling youthful. First, Valerie...

One Man's Journey From Obesity and Diabetes to Health

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Peschke

Today, three years later, John has lost the 70 pounds (after formerly weighing 230 pounds), changed his lifestyle permanently, and no longer suffers from diabetes. In fact he says he feels good every day.

What Is Giada De Laurentiis Cooking Up Now? You Might Be Suprised

Joshua Estrin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Joshua Estrin

A chat with Giada De Laurentiis is like a date with my favorite dessert... Sweet, full of unexpected surprises and always leaving me with a bit of a sugar buzz.

How To Keep Your Ego In Check At Work

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 12.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Our ego convinces us that we are important, needed and great at what we do. The more you control your ego, the more your life comes into balance.

Overcoming the Naysayers and Sabotagers on Your Fat Loss Journey

JJ Virgin | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Dealing with these nuisances is rarely a laughing matter, but armed with these tactics (and deep breathing), you can minimize frustration and anger from these well-intended (okay, maybe not always) folks.

Getting Fit When Life Gets in the Way

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

If life can get in the way when you're on a weight loss plan, then you're just not thinking about weight loss the right way. Weight loss -- and more importantly, keeping the weight off -- has to be a part of your life. And if it's part of your life, then life can't get in the way.

Embrace Your Inner Guacamole

Juliana Jacobs | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Juliana Jacobs

Summer feels like a perpetual vacation -- which is a fabulous and much- needed break from our real lives -- however, eating like we are on a constant vacation will only make us feel lethargic and elicit a less than stellar impact on our waistlines.

5 Keys To A Longer, Happier Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 08.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Contrary to popular belief, your health is in your hands. And when you become conscious of this fact and perform actions that encourage wellness, you can live the long, joyful, and extraordinary life you deserve.

A Better Way to Start Your Day: Two Secrets That Will Change Your Energy, Attitude and Outlook

Amanda Russell | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Russell

How you start your day sets the tone for the rest of your day, and essentially how you live out your life, which is why I believe an effective morning routine can transform your outlook and make an epic difference in your life.

Tips for Healthy Living I Give to My Patients

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 05.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

There are a few fundamental principles I impart regularly to my patients, and so since I have come to see all of my readers as a regular part of my clinic family, I would like to similarly impart these principles to you.

Acupuncturists Spill: The 12 Health Tips They Wish Everyone Would Remember

Sara Calabro | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

We asked acupuncturists from around the country, what is one thing you wish all of your patients did to be healthier? Here are 12 do-it-yourself health tips that acupuncturists wish everyone would remember.

Lifestyle Rx: Food And Exercise Fixes For Common Health Problems

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

What we eat, nutritional deficiencies, how we move (or don't move), and stress levels all impact our well-being. Here are a few simple strategies you can use to take care of the following common health problems.

Living in New York, One Food Truck at a Time

Juliana Jacobs | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Juliana Jacobs

As a future dietitian living in New York City, I think a lot about how challenging it is to make healthy eating a priority. As young people in our 20s, we have so many responsibilities and obligations that we often neglect to fuel our bodies, and subsequently our minds.

3 Easy Steps To Avoid Weight Gain During This Tax Season

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

The relationship between stress and weight gain is a complex one. Part of this relationship involves the interruption of your usual healthy eating patterns when you throw your routines aside in response to a crisis situation -- like tax season.

The 'Rx Life' Solution

Lawrence Rosen, M.D. | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Rosen, M.D.

My promise to my patients and their families -- and to my family and to myself -- is to spend more time prescribing and living life, to honor the power of food, activity, rest and mindfulness to promote healing and prevent illness. I am fully and authentically committed to walking this walk.

Healthy Lessons From Children

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

I love watching children. They have so many natural behaviors that can teach adults how to love food -- but not too much -- and how to fit physical activity into our day. Here are some of the important lessons we can learn from observing children.

6 Smart Ways To Burn Calories Outside Of The Gym

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

You don't necessarily need to go to the gym to lose weight and get healthy. Here are some simple changes we can make today to our daily lives to help burn extra calories without the hassle or anxiety that comes with a gym session.

Cortisol: Turn Your 'Bad Boy' Hormone Into Goldilocks

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

You know the bad boy you dated in high school or college? You knew he was bad news, you even knew it would end badly, but you dated him anyway. That's cortisol.

A Recipe For Life: 4 Ways To Change Your DNA

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Reasonable lifestyle changes make a huge difference in living longer, healthier lives, and are simpler than you think. Like I tell my clients, it's the small changes that add up to a winning recipe.

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.

Why I Failed To Achieve My Goals (And What I Did About It!)

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The methods I employ to achieve my goals are quite simple. I have them, I set them, but then I let them go and just do the next thing, showing up as fully as I can with who I am, wherever I am and in whatever I am doing.

Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolution to Lose Weight Today

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

Why not pick up a few new, healthy habits before the start of 2013? By following these simple tips, you will be able to leave the extra holiday pounds (and the guilt that comes with them) in 2012.

Making Healthy Choices in Front of the TV: It's Possible!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Last week we talked about how TV can deter you from making healthy lifestyle changes, particularly if you're trying to eat differently. Now, let's think about what steps you can take regarding television and healthy living.

A Family Affair: How To Get Everyone At A Healthy Weight

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

Whether or not children and teens are overweight, the whole family can benefit from following some basic guidelines. Small changes can quickly add up to make a big difference. Start slowly -- too many changes all at once create a recipe for failure.