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17 Day Diet author Dr. Mike Moreno shares 10 tips for staying on your diet while on vacation

10 Ways to Handle Vacation while Watching Your Diet

4 Comments 14 June 2012

By Dr. Mike Moreno Author of The 17 Day Diet Cookbook Going on vacation doesn't have to mean going off your diet. Sure vacations are the time you want to kick back, relax, and enjoy everything—but kicking back doesn't have to kick out eating right. Here are some practical suggestions to help you enjoy your vacation without undoing all the hard work you have put into losing weight.

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Dr. Oz reveals the symptoms of 3 major eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia

Dr. Oz Defines the 3 Major Eating Disorders

No Comments 25 April 2012

How do you know if you or someone you love is in danger of having an eating disorder? Dr. Oz explains the symptoms of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and EDNOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified). From YOU: The Owner’s Manual for Teens: A Guide to a Healthy Body and Happy Life, by Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.

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17 Day Diet author Dr. Mike Moreno shares why drinking water and green tea are key to staying hydrated and maximizing your weight loss

17 Day Diet Hydration Tips: What You Need to Drink, When, and Why

4 Comments 19 March 2012

By Dr. Mike Moreno Author of The 17 Day Diet Are you on the 17 Day Diet and struggling with abstaining from alcohol or just experiencing difficulty with getting in your daily green tea and water? Here are my personal answers to your questions about staying properly hydrated, and why it's so key to your weight-loss success.

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How to make healthy dishes on a diet using new and unique foods such as jicama and wasabi and chia seeds

5 Fun, Healthy Foods to Add to Your Diet

No Comments 22 February 2012

By Kristin Sidorov Looking to renew your commitment to healthy eating, but less than enthusiastic about munching on the same humdrum diet foods? Shake things up with some of these exciting, not-so-average foods packed with health benefits and flavor. Here are 5 delicious items to add to your diet for a healthier, more adventurous you.

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How to save money at the grocery store while on a low carb diet such as Atkins

Money-Saving Shopping Tips for Low-Carb Dieters

No Comments 09 February 2012

Watching carbs to stay healthy or lose weight doesn't have to cost you a fortune. Regularly including high-priced foods like lobster and steak in your weekly meal plan isn't necessary—there are countless inexpensive and delicious options that are low in carbs and dollars. Just look at our New Atkins for a New You Cookbook for affordable recipe ideas.

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Counting calories is still the best way to lose weight safely

It’s Official: Counting Calories Is Still the Best Way to Lose Weight

2 Comments 18 January 2012

By Deborah Goldstein With so many fad diets on the market, it's hard not to be enticed by the promise of shedding pounds via some magical new strategy. Have you tried eating less carbs? More protein? Have you gone gluten-free? Eaten like our ancestors? Among all this conflicting information remains the key to successful weight loss.

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Healthy Hanukkah dishes include this Joy of Cooking recipe for beet and carrot latkes

5 Fun, Healthy Hanukkah Recipes

No Comments 20 December 2011

By Kristin Sidorov Bring on the Festival of Lights! Hanukkah's eight nights of celebration include some beloved dishes served at large feasts with rich sides and decadent desserts. Keep your celebration simple with these lightened-up recipes and creative twists on some of the holiday's favorite dishes, and you'll feel celebratory long after the latkes.

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Relax and eat dessert and skip a workout or two this holiday season with tips from 90 Second Fitness Solution author Pete Cerqua

How to Keep the Holidays from Derailing Your Health

No Comments 14 December 2011

By Pete Cerqua Author of The 90-Second Fitness Solution Want to know the easiest way to stick to your extremely healthy holiday diet and fitness plan? By allowing yourself to cheat on it now and then. Extreme measures such as eating too few calories, overbooking your fitness classes, and saying "No way, nuh uh, never" to entire food groups (like Christmas cookies) eventually lead to a meltdown and rebellion. Here's how to make yourself a deal that you won't back out of before New Year's.

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How to lose weight and track your diet and fitness goals with the best online diet apps and resources like 17 Day Diet, Weight Watchers, New Atkins and South Beach Diet

Holiday Diet Help: Which Online Weight-Loss Tool Is Right for You?

1 Comment 07 December 2011

By Kristin Sidorov During the holidays, keeping track of schedules, planning travel, and buying presents can be stressful enough. Throw in your diet and fitness goals, and you may need a little help staying organized. We've ranked the top online diet websites and apps out there: from recipes and calorie counters to expert info and support, they can help you can stay on track.

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Stay on your holiday diet with low-calorie dessert recipes

Holiday Detox: Indulge in Low-Calorie Desserts

1 Comment 28 November 2011

By Kristin Sidorov While holiday diets usually start with cutting out sweets, in reality a dessert-free diet can backfire, big-time. Find a balance by subbing some of those calorie-heavy dessert classics with healthier, low-cal versions.

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How to cope with a new extremely calorie limiting healthy eating disorder called orthorexia such as Steve Jobs had when eating only carrots or apples

Healthy Eating Gone Wild: A New Eating Disorder in Town

No Comments 10 November 2011

By Keri Gans Author of The Small Change Diet Is it possible for healthy eating to become unhealthy? Unfortunately, yes. There are individuals who become obsessed with eating to improve their health to an extreme measure. Orthorexia, a term that refers to a fixation on eating proper and pure food, has gotten recent buzz because of Steve Jobs and his apple-and-carrots-only diet. What is it?

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Should college students fear the Freshman 15 or is it just a myth?

The Freshman 15: Is It a Myth?

1 Comment 02 September 2011

By Kristin Sidirov Going away to college can be a challenging experience. Teens, uprooted from home with unsure footing in their new world, begin trying to discover just who they are. While many students find the transition liberating, it can also be intimidating to handle the pressures of academic life—and those emotions can be a perfect storm that leads to the infamous Freshman 15.

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Quiz: What Are the Best Restaurant Options for Dieters?

No Comments 12 July 2011

If you’re trying to diet, dining out can be a real challenge. Test your restaurant smarts with this surprising quiz from Dr. Mike Moreno, author of The 17 Day Diet: A Doctor’s Plan Designed for Rapid Results.

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Why Skipping Meals Is Diet Sabotage

No Comments 11 July 2011

Can you really lose weight by eating frequently? Yes, says Jeffry S. Life, M.D., Ph.D., author of The Life Plan: How Any Man Can Achieve Lasting Health, Great Sex, and a Stronger, Leaner Body. The key is to not consume more calories than you need at any one time.

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