Healthy Cooking on the Cheap: Linguine With Tomatoes and Brie, Roasted Beet Salad, and More

It's still a little on the early side for spring to officially start (especially when parts of the country are still covered in snow!) but sunny days make me crave lighter dishes and fresh vegetables from the farmer's market.

How to Make the Most of Your Pantry (and Stick to Your Diet!)

Almost two week ago, my husband and I started Project Eat It, Don't Move It. Instead of packing up and moving all of our pantry staples, we decided to use them before our move, so I've had to get really creative in the kitchen.

Cigars, Pipes Can Damage Lungs Too

Cigar aficionados and pipe smokers often claim that their habit is safer than cigarette smoking because they don't inhale. Even if they think they're just harmlessly puffing away, they're still damaging their lungs, a new study shows

Gear Guide: The Newest Way to Stretch

One of the best things about stretching is that you don't need any equipment to do it—same thing goes for strengthening your core. So the idea of buying a piece of equipment to help me do those very things seems unnecessary, kind of like buying a kleenex holder when the tissues already come in a perfectly serviceable box. But as a gear reviewer, I'm up for (almost) anything, so when a flexibility/core strengthening gadget called the TendoFlex came across my desk, I gave it a whirl.

How to Find the Best Weight-Loss Expert for You

If you're looking for help in your healthy eating or weigh loss endeavors, it's worth paying attention to an "expert's" credentials.

My Dessert Problem: Do You Overeat When You're Alone?

When I dine out, I can usually talk myself out of ordering a $10 dessert—especially when I am paying for it. And at dinner parties, I usually eat a small portion of dessert because I'm typically too embarrassed to go back for a second (or third) serving. At home there's no one watching to see how much I eat.

Slow Metabolism Is More Common Than You Think

Most people think overweight and obese people use "slow metabolism" as an excuse for not losing weight. And this was what I've always assumed, until I realized my metabolism is 33% slower.

Study: 3 Family Habits May Fight Childhood Obesity

Worried about your child’s weight? You can do more than just nag them about eating too much junk food. Implementing three healthy family habits—eating dinner together, making sure they get enough sleep, and limiting TV—may help, a new study suggests

Is it Baby Fat—or Obesity?

How do you know if your child’s chubbiness is baby fat or obesity? You can’t always tell just by looking, and you can’t always count on pediatricians to broach the subject. But you can take matters into your own hands and adopt habits that will keep your child as healthy as possible

Gear Guide: Brooks Green Silence Running Shoes

I confess: I'm a bit of a conservation nut. I'm the gal who fishes soda cans out of the garbage to put in the recycling bag, who turns the lights off in empty conference rooms as she passes, who brings her own take-out container to the company cafe. That's why I was so excited to hear about Brooks' new Green Silence running shoes.