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What Did You Eat Today?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

What I ask people to do is to get on the scale every day. Yes, every day. Write down your weight each day and average it out over the course of a week. This keeps you awake and aware to what is going on.

Point 4: Americans Are Obese And Inert -- Resulting In Huge Health Care Costs

George Halvorson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
George Halvorson

We will spend about 17.6 percent of our GDP on health care expenses this year in America, primarily because we are not healthy in some very key areas.

28 Diet Tips In 28 Days

intent.com | Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As we move from summer to fall, into the new school season and new year, I am wondering if you would like to join with me as I recommit to my health, ...

Why It's So Hard Not To Be Fat

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Fat, sugar and salt; the triple threat to our waistlines... and health. Mere decades ago, the food industry made a conscious choice to seduce the Amer...

People Don't Know What Healthy Eating Is

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

You do have to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. You can't rely on processed foods to be healthy. You have to cook, a little and learn the calories in the food you eat.

The Key to Losing Weight that Nobody Talks About

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

What's completely ignored in the diet debate but essential to long-term success, is the need to realign the body's biochemistry in order to reach a healthy weight.

I'll Be Happy When I'm Thin

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Thinking that you will be happy when you get thin is a slippery slope. Once you reach your goal weight you don't suddenly attain a state of happy that stays put as long as you weigh that number.

Three Weeks to Thinner Thighs: Exercise Optional!

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

Without starving yourself, without diet pills or gimmicks, even without exercise, it is possible to have thinner, smoother thighs in three weeks.

Are You a Compulsive Overeater?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Compulsive overeaters eat way past the point of full. Some I have worked with have consumed up to 60,000 calories in one day.

New Diet Study Reveals that Research Studies Mislead

Fred Hahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Fred Hahn

If a woman stays at her 25 year old wedding day weight of 130 pounds until she is 50, she is pleased with herself. However, should she be?

Don't Let Anyone Tell You What to Eat

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

A recent study has confirmed what I have been teaching for a long time. A calorie is a calorie and the only way to lose weight is to take in less calories then you burn. The end.

Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

It is estimated that 50 million Americans have it. Metabolic syndrome, also called insulin resistance syndrome, is a dangerous thing to have.

Lighten Up: Enjoy the Journey!

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Welcome to Lighten Up!, my weekly blog which talks about the joys and woes of America's favorite past time - dieting - on a practical, everyday level.

How to Have Your Chocolate and Eat It Too

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Know and count the calories. You can include chocolate in your daily diet if you plan for those calories. If you get 1,300 calories a day and 160 of them are chocolate, you should still be fine.

Seeking Happiness? Try Pursuing Purpose

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

It appears we contemporary Americans may have switched the interpretation of "pursuit of happiness" to "pursuit of pleasure."

Let's Talk About Your Health and Your Weight

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

If you are not healthy, due to poor diet and lifestyle choices, then you can change that. Take control. Educate yourself about food, calories and healthy eating.

Counting Experiential Calories

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

An Experiential Calorie is a unit of awareness, a unit of conscious presence, a unit of meaning. The job of an Experiential Calorie is to enrich your Mind. Take a moment to count the latter.

Dueling Docs

Janice Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Horowitz

Most stomach-stapling patients lose 3/4 of their extra weight within 12 months. However, complications will strike a quarter of people who have the surgery and one in every 200 will die from it.

Weight Loss Porn

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Please, if you want to lose weight and keep it off, educate yourself. Read all you can from reputable sources.

Overweight and Not Doing Anything About It?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

The pain of being overweight, and all the negatives associated with it, has to be greater than the pleasure of the food before one is ready and willing to change.

How Often Should You Weigh Yourself?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

The best way to keep track of your weight is to weigh yourself everyday, first thing in the morning. Write down that weight and average it out over the week.

Big Fat Denial

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

If you are in some form of fat denial, you may find yourself avoiding the scale. This can go so far as avoiding going to the doctor as they always weigh you there.

How to Keep and Use a Food Journal

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

I have been touting the value of food records for years. It is tedious and it can be hard to write down high calorie days, but it is so worth it.

An Open Letter to Oprah Winfrey

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Your body counts calories. That is how it determines what you weigh. If you understand that and can keep track, learn the calories and portion sizes of the foods you eat, you can do this, Oprah.

Thanking, Instead of Apologizing for, Our Bodies

Adia Colar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Adia Colar

Recently, I've been thinking about how so many people, but particularly women, apologize for their bodies rather than celebrating how great they really are.