Elaine Hinzey

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Forget boot camps, try new POOP camp weight loss fad that pokes through your waste for diet answers

Victoria Wills is bringing scientifically-detailed gut analysis to the masses in the newest way to shed stones<p>Superfoods, low GI, high fat - you …

How to talk to your teen about weight: Don't

The American Academy of Pediatrics just released new guidelines for talking to teens about their weight, and the main takeaway is pretty simple: Don't.<p>"The focus should be on a healthy lifestyle rather than on weight," reads the report, "Preventing Obesity and Eating Disorders in Adolescents," …

Instacart will deliver groceries based on recommendations from nutrition app Platejoy

Sticking to your diet just got a lot easier, thanks to a new partnership between personalized nutrition service PlateJoy and online grocer Instacart. …

Mental Health: Where Nutrition Meets Psychiatry

"Mental disorders -- major depression and anxiety in particular -- have been described as an impending global epidemic." -- Nutritional psychiatry research: an emerging discipline and its intersection with global urbanization, environmental challenges, and the evolutionary mismatch.<p>Research from …

How the candy industry is trying to control nutrition science

Less startling was how it came about. The paper, it turns out, was funded by a trade association representing the makers of Butterfingers, Hershey and Skittles. And its findings were touted by the group even though one of its authors didn't seem to think much of it.<p>"We're hoping they can do …

How Candy Makers Drive Nutrition Science

By Candice Choi at the Associated Press<p>By Ryan Garner in Quartz<p>By Bruce Goldman at Stanford Medicine<p>By Colleen Flaherty in Inside Higher Ed<p>By Olga …

How Meat Producers Have Influenced Nutrition Guidelines for Decades

The USDA is responsible for both regulating and promoting the industry. No surprise then that this year’s dietary recommendations probably won’t include decreasing meat consumption.<p>While a doctor might advise against eating too many burgers and steak sandwiches, thanks to the exceptional lobbying …

A look at food makers burnishing their nutrition credentials

Nestle named health care executive Ulf Mark Schneider as its next CEO, making him the first chief executive brought in from the outside since 1922. The move comes as the maker of bottled waters, Kit Kats and Lean Cuisine frozen meals tries to evolve into a nutrition, health and wellness business, …

Will donkey milk be the next big nutrition trend?

A Swiss company called Eurolactis recently announced they'll be launching the milk in Europe, the United States, Asia, and Australia. <b></b>And Eurolactis doesn't plan to stop at milk: It's also launching a high-end donkey milk chocolate bar, made by a master Swiss chocolatier.<p>What’s my opinion? Honestly, …

Good Nutrition, In Circles On The Road To Nowhere

Given the almost dizzying frequency of diet-related headlines, the one true revelation about nutrition is superficially the least likely: there is no real news about nutrition.<p>Despite constant, seemingly contentious news about nutrition, there is just about no news in the sense of something …

Nutrition

Employees, employers differ on top workplace stressors

Employers know that stress in the workplace is a problem. But what they don’t know, according to a recent report from Willis Towers Watson, is where …

How skinny people stay skinny

The eating routines of slender people seem counterintuitive to those who have struggled with their weight: adults who maintain a healthy weight reported that they don't diet.<p>Well, mostly they don't.<p>Researchers at the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab took a look at the eating and workout habits …

Why Are Millennials Narcissistic? Blame Income Inequality

Millennials have heard it before: People born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s are the most narcissistic, individualistic and …

Reduced glycemic index and glycemic load diets do not increase the effects of energy restriction on weight loss and insulin sensitivity in obese me... - PubMed

2005 Oct;135(10):2387-91.<p>Reduced glycemic index and glycemic load diets do not increase the effects of energy restriction on weight loss and insulin …

These Foods Have a Serious Health Halo

Shutterstock<p>Greek Yogurt<p>Carissa Bealert, an Orlando-based registered dietitian, shares this foolproof tip to detect misguided health halos while …

Why Eating Less Won't Help You Lose Weight in the Long Run

Is cutting back on food hampering your body's ability to lose body fat?<p>How many people do you know who starve themselves with the aim of lowering …

'The Sirtfood diet is just another fad', experts warn

Is the latest weight-loss craze that includes chocolate and red wine too good to be true? Yes, says expert, 'the Sirtfood diet is just another</b> …

Nutrition

7 Things You Need to Write a Successful Nonfiction Book | Inc.com

I never set out to become an author. My main source of income had always been through my work as a psychotherapist. I'd only started writing articles as a way to earn extra money after my husband passed away.<p>But everything changed when one of my articles--13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't …

Writing

If You Were Born To Write

<b>If you were born to write, you were born with curiosity and an imagination.</b> You did not know you were born with these things because, unlike your fingers and toes, you could not see them, you could only use them. But just like your fingers and toes, you often used them even when you didn't realize …

Ebooks, architects and ambient literature: The novel isn’t dead. It has kids.

A new breed of book is being made to captivate 21st-century readers<p>This week Google announced a partnership between its Creative Lab and London-based …

Memoirists weigh in with 'Why We Write About Ourselves'

When Dani Shapiro was writing about her mother in her memoir "Slow Motion," she imagined sending her on a cruise around the world that would last exactly as long it took the book to "pass from public consciousness." Instead, she had a close friend, a parent of a teenager, give the manuscript a …

Books

8 Wellness Activities Better Than a Worksite Gym (and probably more affordable, too!)

Building a gym at your workplace can be a great perk for your wellness program. Unfortunately, putting in a gym can require a lot of logistical nightmares. It can also get to be a bit expensive.<p>The truth is--while a gym is great--there are other, better wellness activities in which you can invest …

IBM Watson teams with Welltok, AHA to develop workplace health program

IBM says the program will be the first use of Watson technology for the study and prevention of cardiovascular disease.<p>IBM says it is teaming up with …

Purpose in the Workplace

<i>The Grovo Team at The Bowery Mission</i><p>Last November, I attended a Millennials Summit at Thompson Reuters. One discussion particularly resonated with me: More of today's workforce is seeking careers with social impact. It's the reason I decided to join Watertree Health earlier that month. The …

Employee Engagement

The managers who hold the line on workplace stress

“People don’t leave jobs, they leave managers.” The aphorism is underscored in a report that highlights the role of line managers in spotting signs …

Fitbit beats back competition with wellness program

It’s been a busy third quarter for Fitbit’s corporate wellness program, aptly called Fitbit Wellness. In September, Fitbit announced it was HIPAA …

Elegant and Practical Wellograph Wellness Watch

When we’re thinking about fitness trackers, most of us automatically envision brightly colored, plastic or rubbery little gadgets, but you’ll be glad …

A More Holistic Approach to Workplace Wellness

<i>Check out this new video from our friends at JLL, filmed at the 2015 CoreNet Global Summit in LA. In it, they explore a more holistic approach to</i> …

The 22 Best Apple Watch Health And Fitness Apps

The Apple Watch, Apple’s first step into the world of wearables, starts shipping to consumers today.<p>The Watch marks an interesting time in the wearable fitness space, in particular. Health and fitness trackers like Jawbone Up and Fitbit have dominated much of that space in the last few years. …

Apps

Best fitness tracker guide 2018: The top activity bands you can buy now

Fitness tracks and bands from the likes of Fitbit, Garmin, Xiaomi and Misfit, are becoming ever more feature rich – and an affordable option for …

Fitness Technology