We Don't Diet, We Have A 'Way Of Eating'

Have personal diets replaced personal philosophies?Rules of everything from morality to etiquette no longer appear to apply. People will eagerly discuss their open relationships, their dismissal of religion, the fact that they didn't vote, their contempt for handwritten notes and their sexually transmitted diseases.Yet these same people will also threaten never to speak to you again if you serve them runny eggs, pasteurized milk or any dish where the mashed potatoes have touched the peas....more

Diet Despair? Turn It Into Diet Delight

Got diet despair? You're not alone.  There's something about dieting that reveals why the word diet includes the word "die."One solution: Challenge that depression by focusing on changing your lifestyle rather than dieting. Lifestyle changes can be simple, such as devoting one week to going from drinking five sodas a day to one. The next week, set yourself a new challenge, and so forth....more


As I was sitting in a coffee shop last week working on some client plans, I overheard two women talking. One was telling the other all about her new detox diet and the juice cleanse she was doing. The woman who was listening asked "So do you feel better? Aren't you exercising a ton now, too?" The woman who was talking about the juice cleanse said she was exercising more than ever to get rid of the "toxins" in her body and to lose weight from the past few months of "not sticking to her diet." She was proud to say she's avoiding carbs. ...more

Arctic Zero provides ice cream joy for dieters

If you love ice cream but are on a diet, consider Arctic Zero. The frozen desserts have satisfied my cravings for ice cream ever since I discovered them, and now they've come out with some new flavors that are even better. Cake Batter, for example, has just 35 calories for half a cup, with 3 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber. It tastes just like licking that cake batter bowl. I also love the Toasted Coconut flavor, which has real coconut in it and also is just 35 calories a serving with a boost of protein and fiber. ...more

Jorge Cruise Explains How To Stay Full While Getting Slim

When it comes to weight loss, you can count each January on a new influx of diets promising the latest and greatest plans to take off the pounds....more

Choosing the right blender or juicer

If you're on a diet or trying to eat right, a blender or juicer can be your best friend. From smoothies to salad dressings, from fresh drinks to dips, a high quality blender provides a quick path to paradise.The issue: How do you choose the right one? After sampling a variety, I've had ones that broke within a month, or where the gizmo at the bottom cracked and rendered the entire thing useless. Ones that were hard to clean, or ones that just didn't work right....more

What I Learned About Impossible Beauty Standards Via Photoshop

I was sixteen years old when I finally decided to confront the horrible body image issues I'd been fighting for the last ten years of my life. I was tired of looking at advertisements, music videos and magazines that never reflected my body type or features. I was even more tired of being depressed about it. That's when the idea for Beutiful came to me, and that's when I started to release myself from those impossible beauty standards....more

'New Atkins Made Easy' boosts weight loss by boosting fiber and healthy fats

The Atkins diet has gotten a makeover. And Colette Heimowitz, VP of Nutrition & Education at Atkins Nutritionals, explained in an exclusive interview how the new version of this low carb, high fat diet works to speed up weight loss while boosting dieters' health....more

Skinny Habits: The 6 Secrets of Thin People By Bob Harper

Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper has become famed for his guides to getting skinny.  Now Bob has created a new guide that focuses on habits:  "Skinny Habits" The 6 Secrets Of Thin People" (click for details)....more

Discover the diet that helps magician maintain 105-pound weight loss

Magician Penn Jillette lost 105 pounds with an extremely low-calorie diet of 1,00 calories a day, reported the Inquisitr. Now he's sharing how he's keeping off the weight, and it's all based on the Nutritarian diet created by weight loss physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman. ...more