The Lowdown on “Slow” Foods for Weight Loss

The Lowdown on “Slow” Foods for Weight Loss

When I try to lose weight, I usually think about eating less, as in a few chips instead of a bag, or a sliver of cake instead of a heaping slice. But it turns out I’ve been thinking about things in the wrong dimension. It’s not volume that matters so ...
Take a Stand on Sitting

Take a Stand on Sitting

Our buttocks should come with wrapped in a warning: “Sitting kills,” for dramatic affect, or “Sitting may cause obesity, diabetes, and heart disease” for those who need more concrete explanations. But is sitting really the new smoking? While sitting ...
Breakfast: You’re Doing It Wrong

Breakfast: You’re Doing It Wrong

We’ve all been lectured to never, ever skip breakfast—but for those of us watching our waistlines, the morning meal (when many of us aren’t so hungry) seems like an easy way to trim down calories for the day. I’ve been guilty of eating a grapefruit h ...