Changing bad habits

66 Days to a New Habit

Maybe you’ve had this experience: You want to make a change in your life. In the beginning you have lots of energy and motivation, and after a while it becomes harder and harder. It can be really frustrating, especially if you’re trying to lose weight or improve your health. Here’s the good news: If you can stick it out for 66 days, chances are you can make those changes a new habit—something you do without having to consciously think about or remember them. Here are some tips to help you succeed:
What is binge eating

Is Binge Eating a Disorder?

Do you sometimes feel like you can’t control what you eat? Do you sometimes feel that you can’t stop eating? Or do you sometimes eat to punish yourself or others? If so, you may be binge eating, or even have …
Half a pomegranate, how to cut a pomegranate

10 Things We Love About Pomegranates (Plus Pomegranate Recipes)

Things we love about pomegranates, how to eat a pomegranate without a mess, and our favorite pomegranate recipes.

Are You Feeding Your Fat? Here’s How to Feed Your Body Instead

An important new study examines how some foods feed your fat and other foods feed your body. It turns out that not all calories are created equal.

18 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips for Healthier Meals

There isn’t much doubt: cooking or preparing your own food saves your weight, your waist-line, your health, and yes, money. Here's how to make the most of your time in the kitchen.

Getting a Handle on Emotional Eating

High-calorie food often represents warm, loving, comforting memories. Hunger is a deep, ancient reflex and powerful fear because it was such a norm in human history. Emotional eating—which most of us do from time to time—combines all these things.

Got Sugar Cravings? How to Enjoy Sugar (Part 2 of 2)

In Part 1 we learned 4 truths about sugar. Now that you know these truths, you know that sugar is completely necessary for you: if it’s the right kind of sugar in the right amounts.

Does Alcohol Help or Harm Your Weight Loss?

When it comes to weight loss, alcohol is a controversial subject—and a confusing one. Do you listen to the studies that claim that a glass of red wine is good for your heart? Or the ones that say that alcohol just packs on empty calories. And what about the dangers of drinking too much?

7 Natural Beauty Ingredients in Your Kitchen

Learn which common kitchen ingredients are really ancient beauty secrets that are more natural than store-bought products for revitalizing your hair and skin!