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Weekly Health Tip: At Holiday Time, Take a Moderate Approach

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras, and TheVisualMD.com Which of the two stomachs shown above will yours resemble after Than...

The Grinch of Halloween

Kathy Kemper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kemper

Why, when a huge percent of this country is morbidly obese, when heart disease is the leading cause of death -- why do we go ga-ga for gluttony? Or allow our kids to?

Things my mom showed me

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

My poor mother. I was her second child and she had me when she was only 20 years old. While David, my brother who is a year and two days older than m...

The Death of a Diet ... NOT!

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Everything in life has a cycle. Not to sound morbid here, but even businesses, ideas, all forms of life - are conceived, born, grow, peak, decline an...

Priceless

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

I love a good salad bar. Ruby Tuesdays is one of my favorite places to eat out - because of their awesome salad bar. (Though they also have a 980 calo...

Daydream Believer...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Ever daydream about being thin? Oh, come on. Be honest. Anyone who has ever tasted getting to goal as much as they've tasted fried food knows what I'm...

Boy, was I wrong in my last eating blog post!

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

When I wrote my blog post on August 18 about how my new de-conditioning process would stop emotional eating, I made a few statements that I've since discovered just aren't true.

Dieting on the job ... and at home

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

I'm not like many people--I never worked outside the home. I went to college. Got my degree. Then worked for my mom as a graphic designer in her home-...

Just for today...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Several Wednesday nights ago at my weight loss meeting a new member joined our group. I'll call her Amy. This was her first time following any diet (y...

I've got a bridge in Brooklyn ...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

You CAN lose weight - and KEEP it off. Do you believe that? If you do, I've got a bridge in Brooklyn ... No, seriously. Here's the story of that famo...

A Fresh Start

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Why does a new notebook feel so good? (Or maybe you can relate better to a brand new food journal.) It's more than just a clean writing space ... it'...

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE AND WE DON'T DRINK ENOUGH!

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Seventy Percent! That's the number to remember this week. If something makes up 70% of your body, you'd think it was pretty important. Yup. This week'...

The Epidemic of Emotional Eating

Natalia Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Rose

As the masses dig their graves with their teeth, the truths about emotional eating are droned out by the dietary white noise of weight-loss fads and fuzzy nutritional science.

Practice. Practice. Practice

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

You've done it before a million times. Maybe you're presenting at a meeting or confronting a co-worker on an issue. You run through it in your mind,...

Frustrations in Chip Counting

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Ever since I started writing my blog I vowed I would write about counting potato chips. Some of you will think this is "over the top", but others will...

What's Eating You? 5 Food-Thought Patterns and Their Effect

Jan Shepherd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Shepherd

For me, it was finding what worked and what didn't. It was learning that my ego was what was fragile, not me. And it was my beliefs that were holding me back, not my mistakes or failures.

The Link Between Spirituality And Eating Disorders (VIDEO)

The Early Show | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a culture that deifies thinness, it's easy to become stuck in self-reinforcing cycles spurred on by yo-yo dieting, rapid weight loss and emotional ...

Open Letter to the First Lady and the 'Let's Move' Taskforce

Chevese Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chevese Turner

Food is the easiest accessible drug and works to calm the anxiety we feel around our everyday lives and around the size of our bodies.

Infusing a Little Loving Kindness into the 'War on Obesity'

Michelle Lelwica | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Lelwica

Treating fat as the "enemy" is that it leads to the demonization of fat people. This compounds the sense of shame many large-bodied people already feel and may try to escape through unhealthy eating patterns.

Skinny in the City

Heather Kristin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Heather Kristin

As Kristin Davis' stand-in on Sex and the City, I was required to be the same height and have the same color hair as her. After a few months on the job, I had gained fifteen pounds.

Fatty Foods May Cause Cocaine-Like Addiction

cnn.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists have finally confirmed what the rest of us have suspected for years: Bacon, cheesecake, and other delicious yet fattening foods may be addi...

Organize Your Craving Control Self-Talk

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

There are four ways to manage cravings: with distraction, self-talk, relaxation and mindfulness. Self-talk, in my clinical experience, is the most fre...

A Question for the First Lady

Shannon Cutts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shannon Cutts

I have one question for Michelle Obama: Did she have some particular reason for choosing the slogan "War on Obesity" when she formulated her plan to get America's kids in shape?

Open Your Mind Before You Open Your Mouth

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Mind is a zoolander: a fashionable savage hypnotized by society to run random programs without self-awareness.

Emotional Fillers: Confronting My Binge Eating Disorder

Jan Shepherd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Shepherd

As long as I avoided experiencing my emotions, I resorted to addictive patterns. And even though I have maintained a 200-pound weight loss for nearly a decade, I still do.