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Don't Do the Diet

Donna Fish | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

The problem with this "good" and "bad" idea or thinking about food and eating is that it leads to weight gain over time. You end up on that yo-yo cycle. Even if it is not a ton of weight, you gain and lose that amount over time and you simply train your body to weigh more.

The Best Time To Relax (The Answer May Surprise You)

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

If I were to ask, "When is the best time to relax?" you'd probably say, "When you're feeling stressed." True, that would be the best time to intervene with relaxation. But when is the best time to utilize relaxation in all its calming potency? The answer may surprise you: right before you eat.

Mindful Eating While Dining Out

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Dining out is a wonderful time to savor our food as we have more time to enjoy it. We've set aside this time to eat, now we just need to harness our attention, appreciate the food and enjoy.

The Surprising Benefits Of Mindful Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Intuitively, it makes sense that mindful eating is helpful to overeaters. So how does it also help people who have other problematic eating habits?