| Nov 22, 2014
The holidays can be a particularly challenging time to be on a diet — all that comfort food, all those old favorites. So, guard yourself as best you can from tripping into the usual dieting pitfalls. Try to stay mindful of these dieting tenets....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:07 PM
For many struggling with obesity, taking one of the newly approved prescription medications for weight loss (marketed as Qsymia, Belviq and Contrave) feels like climbing a mountain with a walking cane — it's a little help, but not enough. And...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Jilly Lagasse and Jessie Lagasse Swanson — yes, that Lagasse — set out to write a book that celebrated the foods they love — made in a way they can eat them. Neither of Emeril Lagasse’s daughters can eat gluten.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Over the next 35 years or so, the populations of the world's wealthiest nations are expected to be joined at the banquet table by the growing populations of countries undergoing rapid development.
If past patterns dictate the menu, the serving staff...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:45 AM
When it comes to dieting, the conventional wisdom holds that losing weight gradually is more sustainable in the long run than losing weight quickly. But new results from a long-term clinical trial show that this is just another dieting myth.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:05 PM
With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Q: As someone who hosts a lot of dinner parties, I find myself more often having guests with what I would consider "food fad" issues as opposed to real allergies. How do I politely distinguish between issues like the paleo diet and self-diagnosed gluten...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The foods we eat contribute directly to our overall health. From toddlers just getting used to solid foods to adults planning their diets, the foods we eat heavily influence how healthy or unhealthy we become.
Some foods can even reduce our risk for...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Diet and exercise go hand-in-hand for men and women looking to improve their overall health. While it can be tempting to skip a workout in favor of relaxing on the couch at home, the temptation to cheat on your diet is far more pervasive, as dieters...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Got milk? If you’re drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead.
A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Society's obsession with being thin doesn't seem to have motivated most people to lose weight and keep it off. One expert suggests that people give up on dieting and learn to listen to their bodies. Linda Bacon, a speaker and author, plans a free...