Article Archive for Health & Wellness

Pack your plate without packing on pounds
If you’re thinking about starting a diet, now is not a good time. While it would be great to fit into that little black dress on...
How yoga can be a remedy for holiday hangovers
This time of year even the most fit and health-minded of us can find ourselves with a raging, throbbing, post-celebration...
How to Enjoy the Holidays Without Gaining Weight
Ayurvedic expert John Douillard, D.C., Ph.D., author of The 3-Season Diet and Body, Mind, and Sport, shares his top tips for...
4 vegetarian holiday recipes for your table
Just in time for the holidays, we’ve chosen a few distinctive dishes from Martha Rose Shulman's Recipes for Health that take...
Winterize your skin, avoid cold and flu season, defeat seasonal depression and more!
It’s almost heee-eere: Winter. If you’re anxiously anticipating cold dark days, nasty bugs, dry skin and the packing on of the...
Food and exercise strategies PLUS what to do with all those leftovers!
In my 15 years of counseling clients on weight loss, I have learned lots about what really causes people to gain weight. And...
Give Tom Turkey a break this season with this vegetarian feast
Thanksgiving is, hands down, my favorite holiday. There's no stress of gift-giving, no major decorating to contend with (and then...
6 yoga poses for pregnancy
I can remember so clearly the moment I first realized I was pregnant. I was driving, heading back to Brooklyn after visiting a...
Tips to ward off insomnia
Whether you're at home or on the road, a sleepless night can zap your productivity and your mood the next day. But before you pop...
Competition can be a path to personal and spiritual growth — if you strive together
Each Saturday my daughter straps on her shin guards and little-kid cleats — the ones with the pink shoelaces — and heads out to...