When you’re dieting, will the occasional burger and fries, or piece of chocolate cake, give you a reprieve — or undo all your hard work? Our dietitians explain the advantages and disadvantages of ‘cheat meals.’
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Registered dietitian Katherine Patton MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, answers this one about cholesterol.
Do you rely on takeout, or skip meals or snack at night, then punish yourself for not losing weight? Our dietitians say these habits are counterproductive. Learn how to turn them around.
Is sugar really that bad for your kids? What’s wrong with using M&Ms for potty training, or with keeping kids occupied with candy while you shop? Two pediatricians share their sugar guidelines.
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Can you lose weight by focusing on exercise alone? An exercise physiologist offers tips to help you balance out a well-rounded exercise program.
When you’ve hit a weight loss plateau or find yourself on a diet roller coaster, it’s time for some fresh approaches to weight loss. Get tips from experts in nutrition, psychology, exercise and medical weight management.
Enjoy this delicious Middle Eastern salad with olive oil and garlic dressing, topped with crispy pita chips. Or save on calories and fat, and up your protein intake by replacing the dressing with cottage cheese or garbanzo beans.
Maybe your weight has crept up, and your doctor wants you to shed some pounds. Or those last stubborn pounds refuse to come off. Don’t let these 10 common mistakes sabotage your success.
When you’re trying to lose weight, it may seem like all you do is focus on food. But training your attention on what you eat and how you eat it — some call it mindful eating — can have some real benefits for those trying to lose weight, new research shows.
Girls and young women often use drastic measures to lose weight. However, those strategies can have long-term ill effects. Get tips for a healthier approach to weight control.