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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.