Health :: Cooking and eating tips for weight loss during holidays

It is possible to enjoy the tempting offerings of the holiday season and still manage your weight, according to nutrition and weight management expert Madelyn Fernstrom, Ph.D., director of the UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) Weight Management Center.

Weight Loss :: Key Strategies for Weight Loss Success

Research indicates that those who have a positive outlook on life are more likely to lose weight and stay thin. The key to long-term weight loss success may not be the body, but the mind. But how can you have a positive outlook when you’ve been burned so many times before? Is it possible to ‘will your way’ to losing weight? Mind over matter is not just a clever saying. It can actually be the solution to your weight loss problems.

Diet :: Teach Children to Eat Healthier

Parents, take heart: You can teach your child to eat healthier. A study of preadolescent children found that those who attended a behaviorally oriented nutrition education program and were taught to follow a diet low in saturated fat and dietary cholesterol adopted significantly better dietary habits over several years compared to their peers who received only general nutritional information.