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One Reason You May Be Overeating

Nix this habit, and it’ll be a lot easier to maintain a healthy weight—or even drop a few pounds<p>Overdid it at the dinner table? It may be because you’re eating too quickly, suggests a new study published in the <i>Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics</i>. The researchers found that taking …

5 Creative Ways to Cope With Food Cravings

I recently spoke with Elisa Zied, dietitian and author of the new book, <i>Younger Next Week</i>, about food cravings. We all have them and they can be such a struggle! Here are five psychological ways to deal with even the most intense cravings.<p><b>1). Use your mind to curb a craving.</b><p>When a craving hits, …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

Why You Should Walk (Hint: Not for the Exercise)

A few years ago, I was having my annual physical when my physician made one of those squinched-up faces that sets off alarm bells. When you see a doctor with that expression, you know you have something big: cancer, a brain tumor, an erratic heart rate, whatever. (To be fair, my doctor looks like …

Blood Pressure

7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss

And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!