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How Changing Your Sleep Habits Can Help You Lose Weight

OWN | Posted 07.11.2014 | OWN

We're all well-versed in how healthy eating and exercise help to avoid packing on the pounds, but one little-known catalyst for weight gain may happen...

3 Steps To Stop Sabotaging Yourself

Posted 03.05.2014 | OWN

Do you have a talent for self-sabotage? (Sure, you're on a diet, but another doughnut won't kill you, right?) If so, Martha Beck can help you defe...

The Most Common Eating Disorder People Don't Know They Have

Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW

Binge eating disorder is now classified in the latest edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. As a result, you're now beginning to hear more about this insidious disorder -- and many people are surprised to learn that help is available and attainable.

The Secret To Eating Less (Without Even Realizing It)

Posted 11.21.2013 | OWN

By Rachel Mount You can eat less without even realizing it. Here's the secret recipe, according to Brian Wansink, PhD., author of Mindless Eati...

Feeling Fat? Research Reveals Two Painless Ways to Lose Weight

James Clear | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Changing certain cues, like the color and size of your plate, is a simple way to take advantage of the way your mind works and alter your eating patterns without actively thinking about it.

Surprise Reasons You're Eating More

Posted 05.23.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul New research shows the unexpected ways that even the health-conscious can sabotage their best efforts to eat (and drink) well. Here...

The Abundance Paradox

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The key to thriving in this land of abundance is to recognize the paradox and relearn to use your natural cues of hunger and satiety to guide you. I like to introduce people to mindful eating by teaching them to ask the question "Am I hungry?" before starting (or continuing) to eat.

Getting Out of the 'Defeat Whirlpool'!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Since I tipped the scales at 360 pounds when I'd just turned 17, I know how daunting a task it can seem to have over 150 pounds of fat to lose! I tried every plan under the sun -- the pills, the drinks, the machines, the trainers -- and every time, I would make some progress and backslide.

Don't Diet, Live It!

Andrea Wachter | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Imagine living in a culture that teaches us we are worthy, no matter what we look like. Imagine a culture that values compassion and kindness more than the number on a scale.

Your Mom Was Right

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

To this day, I use the essential nutrition advice that my mom bestowed upon me. She simply wanted me to practice mindful eating. As a mother and nutritionist, it's a value that I now work to instill in my own children and clients.

Why Do We Eat Too Much?

Carole Carson | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

Our love of eating is shared around the globe. Worldwide obesity has doubled in the last 30 years, and is triggering alarming increases in heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.

Fill Your Time With More Than Food

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 12.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The good thing about planning how to fill empty hours with something other than mindless eating is that instead of gaining weight, you may gain a new skill, a new friend or a new interest in life.

6 Ways To Avoid Overeating

Posted 11.18.2011 | Healthy Living

By Tina Haupert In my book, "Carrots 'N' Cake: Healthy Living One Carrot and Cupcake at a Time," I share my experiences and advice on how to lose t...