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Cookie Monster Is Real -- And 10 Other Weight Loss Truths

Akela Stanfield | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

I stopped treating fried chicken as a basic food group, and discovered that my legs can move very fast in a forward motion if I will them to do so. It was not magic.

Is the Food Guide Pyramid and MyPlate Making Your Family Fat?

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

The thing to keep in mind about the USDA Pyramid is that it comes from the Department of Agriculture, the agency responsible for promoting American ag...

Did the Government Cause the Obesity Epidemic?

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

A great deal of money is being made from our nutritional confusion. Even worse, the government created these guidelines in much the same way it creates laws: by listening to lobbyists and by making compromises.

Have You Heard About The 'Fat Letters'?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Mothers are the most important and most powerful people in the world related to solving our childhood obesity epidemic. The only way an obese child can change is if the home and family changes, and that will only happen when mom says it will.

Go From 'Hangry' (Hungry + Angry) to Happy!

Danette May | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Danette May

I started eating foods that were pure, just like my heart wanted to be pure. Healing food became my medicine. As I ate for health, zest, energy, purity, and happiness, I found that not only was my soul healing, but my body was transforming as well.

Why I Weighed 320 Pounds: Overcoming Emotional Anxiety

Akela Stanfield | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

Emotions will not always feel good, but I will survive. I also learned that though relationships do not rely on food; they consist of emotional sustenance.

Pig-Out Prophylaxis

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

When stress rises during the holidays we are especially vulnerable to overeating foods we associate with fond memories.

Desperate to Lose Weight Over the Holidays? Try Eating in Front of the Mirror, Naked

Jill S. Brown | Posted 01.27.2014 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

People will resort to drastic measures when they're desperate. When it comes to weight loss especially, there are some pretty crazy ideas out there.

48,835 Reasons to Enjoy Lots of Food This Thanksgiving

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

This Thanksgiving, don't starve yourself. Don't feel deprived. Starvation isn't sustainable. Hunger isn't healthy. Instead, eat more -- but higher-quality -- holiday foods.

Why Heirloom Foods Help You Lose Weight

Cooking Light | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Cooking Light

One of our Social Diet members, Patrick Pittman, talks about expecting more from your food when you're watching calories. The reasoning is simple: Every bite needs to be outstanding if you're eating fewer bites.

57 Sneaky Sugars to Avoid

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Memorizing this list isn't important. It is important to know that any form of caloric sweetener harms our health and leads to weight gain. Put differently, our body does not care where sweetener calories come from.

Save 1,000 Calories on Thanksgiving

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Without sacrificing traditional foods like turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes, these simple swaps will trim 1,000 calories from your feast.

David Greenwalt: 12 Tips to Maintaining Weight-Loss Sanity This Thanksgiving

Red Room | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Red Room

Treat yourself like a good friend, practice self-compassion, be reasonable, and know that you indulged and the scale popped as you planned. Focus on what you want and stay positive.

You Won't Lose Any Weight Unless You Make Over Your Mind First

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Everyone knows how to lose weight. All you have to do is eat less and exercise more, right? WRONG. People who have lost significant amounts of weig...

10 Nutrition No-Brainers: Tricks That Instantly Upgrade Your Diet

Julie Upton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

As a registered dietitian, I have oodles of tricks to help cut empty calories, feel more satisfied and make healthier choices. Changing your eating habits is hard, so that's why I've compiled the absolute easiest ways to improve your diet.

Dolvett Quince With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 11.04.2013 | MarloThomas

I was thrilled to be joined by Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The 3-1-2-1 Diet." We talked about everything from how to st...

How Protein Helps Muscles, From Dolvett Quince (WATCH)

Posted 11.04.2013 | MarloThomas

Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The 3-1-2-1 Diet," says that protein is the staple for creating and building healthy muscle...

Tips For Outdoor Exercises, From Dolvett Quince (WATCH)

Posted 11.04.2013 | MarloThomas

Are you looking to take your workout outdoors? Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The 3-1-2-1 Diet," says to take advantage of...

How Young Kids Can Get Fit, From Dolvett Quince (WATCH)

Posted 11.04.2013 | MarloThomas

According to Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The 3-1-2-1 Diet," one easy way to help kids get fit is to encourage them to m...

Dolvett Quince's Ideal Day Of Eating And Exercise (WATCH)

Posted 11.04.2013 | MarloThomas

For Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The 3-1-2-1 Diet," an ideal day of healthy eating includes three major meals -- breakfa...

Dolvett Quince's 3-1-2-1 Diet (WATCH)

Posted 11.04.2013 | MarloThomas

Are you having a hard time getting motivated to start a new diet or workout regimen? Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The 3-...

Why You Should Write Down Everything You Eat, From Dolvett Quince (WATCH)

Posted 11.04.2013 | MarloThomas

Do you really have to count calories in order to lose weight? According to Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The 3-1-2-1 Diet...

Three Tips On Starting A Workout Regimen, From Dolvett Quince (WATCH)

Posted 11.04.2013 | MarloThomas

Do you want to start a workout regimen, but don't know how to begin? Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The 3-1-2-1 Diet," say...

How To Eat Healthy While Traveling, From Dolvett Quince (WATCH)

Posted 11.04.2013 | MarloThomas

When you're on the road, it can be hard to make healthy eating choices with the limited options offered at airports and train stations. Dolvett Quince...

Exercises You Can Do While Watching TV, From Dolvett Quince (WATCH)

Posted 11.18.2013 | MarloThomas

Want an easy workout to do while you're watching TV? Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The 3-1-2-1 Diet," recommends using a ...