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Restaurant Survival Guide

Dannii Martin | Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dannii Martin

For those of you who eat out often, restaurant menus can be a bit of a minefield. All of the meal descriptions are expertly written to make you drool at the thought of them, and if there are pictures, be prepared to want to order everything.

5 Things We Didn't Know About Weight Loss

Posted 07.16.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You're aware that you should eat more fiber and less saturated fat, and that soda is like liquid candy. But did you know about the ...

Calling Obesity a Disease: Is This About Health or Is It About Money?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

We have an obesity epidemic that is out of control because of something that has changed in the last 50 years of our eons of evolution -- recent changes in our culture and behavior. Drugs and surgery won't change that.

Don't Let Summer Sabotage Your Diet

Julie Upton | Posted 08.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Summertime is when the livin' is easy... and the pounds just peel off, right? Wrong! That's not the case for many who take a summer "vacation" from healthy eating and wind up heavier on Labor Day than they were on Memorial Day.

Let's Change How America Eats

Stephen Sidwell | Posted 10.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephen Sidwell

For me, the worst part about dieting is being hungry. But what I learned is that you can't exercise a weight problem away. What started with food has to end with food.

What To Eat Before A Workout

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Do you hop out of bed first thing in the morning and hit the gym? Maybe you prefer a late-night workout before bed. Either way, the food you consume pre- and post-workout are just as important as the workout itself.

3 New Diets For Weight Loss: What Works And What Doesn't

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

With all the new diet trends that seem to spring up daily, it's not surprising many people are confused about what to eat. At the end of the day, all diets use a gimmick or trick to make you focus on how to change your eating habits to be healthier.

The Real Reason I Quit Junk Food Cold Turkey

Maureen Anderson | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

This is who I am now, someone who takes care of herself -- and is consumed by things more interesting than what's on the scale. Junk food still calls, obviously. But I don't answer. And that feels terrific.

What Is Belviq, the New Weight Loss Drug?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Belviq is a new weight loss drug that just became available by prescription this past week, one of only two new weight loss drugs approved by the FDA in the last 13 years.

Think You're Not Good Enough? Guess What? You Are!

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

You are good enough this very moment to be loved and accepted and healed. Believing this is a matter of deciding to adopt the healthy response to mistakes and failings -- to forgive, be kind and helpful. When you do, you decide you don't need to do anything else to be OK.

When You 'Don't Have Time' -- Tips to Reach Your Health and Wellness Goals

Vanessa Cunningham | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Cunningham

Refuse to put your mental, emotional and physical health last from here on out. After all, how can you be completely happy in any area of your life when you're not feeling robust, healthy and fully alive?

The ABCs of Obesity in Menopause

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

After taking care of over 10,000 patients, one of the commonest questions I'm asked by menopausal women is how to best control their weight. I think the answer depends on the person and the reason that the person is overweight.

A Humiliating Fall Motivated This Mother Of Three To Drop More Than 200 Pounds

Posted 06.06.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Top 10 Weight-Loss Mistakes

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 07.30.2013 | Comedy
Benjamin Rubenstein

Since I reached 6 percent body fat last year, friends have asked for tips on how to lose weight. To ensure I still have some friends left, instead of providing detailed tips here are my simplified weight-loss mistakes

Find Health by Rewriting Your Story

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

It's often not about a lack of willpower or laziness or failure to be motivated. What I see more is something heavier: that story that tells someone she is not worthy of health or fitness, that she will never be good enough.

What Nutrition Pros Eat At Chain Restaurants

Julie Upton | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

I travel a lot for work and often find myself in airports and in unfamiliar cities wondering where and what I can eat that will fill me up, not out. Since eating out makes it harder to keep your daily calories in check, you have to learn how to dodge the calorie minefields in restaurant menus.

How To Keep A Promise To Yourself

Chris Powell | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

The more you honor your integrity, the more dignity you have. Your promises to yourself must be so important and easily kept that you'll reach out and grab them every single day -- because you want what you've promised yourself!

Breaking Through the Plateau Effect: Fuzz Up Your Workout

Herbert H. Thompson | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Herbert H. Thompson

If you've ever started a diet or made a resolution to hit the gym, you've run into the plateau effect. It's the brutal force of nature that gives you early success, but then then keeps the needle on your scale firmly in place, no matter how much time you spend on the elliptical.

10 Fitness Tips To Get Ready For Summer

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Who's ready for summer!? With Memorial Day and warm weather just around the corner, it is time to whip out the bathing suits and put the chunky sweaters back in the closet. Here are my top tips for getting your body healthy and prepared for the warm summer days ahead.

When It Comes to Healthier Eating, Sometimes the Smallest Changes Can Usher In the Biggest Rewards

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I am suggesting you look at different areas of your life and see where there might be room for one small change. Accomplishing that change could affect the rest of your life -- and perhaps your health -- in a very positive, very beautiful way.

The Lose 10 Pounds Philosophy, From Brad Lamm (VIDEO)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

When Addiction Specialist & Lifestyle Interventionist Brad Lamm joined me on Mondays With Marlo, he explained his interesting philosophy on losing wei...

'I Lost 98 Pounds -- And I Still Eat Pizza'

Dannii Martin | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dannii Martin

Four years ago, when I decided that I was going to finally lose weight and this time it would be for good, I knew that the only way I was going to do it was to ditch the diet mentality and see it as a lifestyle. This meant finding a balance.

LOOK: Wendy Williams Flaunts 20 Lb. Weight Loss

Posted 05.06.2013 | Black Voices

Who's ready for swimsuit season? Wendy Williams clearly is. The queen of talk TV wasn't just gabbing about taking off 20 pounds during a behind-the-sc...

'Why I'm Glad Dieting Doesn't Work'

Darya Pino Rose | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino Rose

I would say it is unfortunate that the weight-loss pills, programs, and bonus DVDs haven't really worked out, but now that I'm a foodist, I see the failure of the dieting industry to make us thinner or healthier as one of the luckiest mess-ups of our generation.

Restaurant Survival Guide: 10 Tips For Healthful Dining

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It is possible to eat out and consume upward of 2,000 calories in just one meal. However, it is also entirely possible not to break your calorie budget and to eat healthfully while eating out. The key is to be mindful of your food choices and to choose wisely.