• Study: Lose Inches Off Your Waistline Just by Walking

    (NEW YORK) — If new research is true, losing inches from your waistline could be as easy as standing up. According to a study published in European Heart Journal, those who spent two hours walking…

  • 7 diet mistakes sabotaging your weight loss

    Want to lose weight? Here’s what not to do. You’ve taken the first step: vowing to eat well, starting now. Many dieters are so determined to finally lose that weight that the pounds will indeed…

  • Are health foods making you fat?

    Supermarkets are filled with more “health foods” than ever before. Still, America’s collective waistline has also reached record proportions. Unfortunately, there may be a link. Of course, that’s not to say every food lining your…

  • Dietitian sets the record straight on best diet practices

    WASHINGTON — Swimsuit season is right around the corner. And that means it is prime time for dieters — and diet fads. There have been a lot of them over the years, from Paleo to…

  • You don’t have to skimp on cheese to lose weight

    A 16-year study of 120,000 adults published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds that milk fat doesn’t make any real difference in gaining or losing weight.

  • ‘The Rock’ eats 10 pounds of food a day

    WASHINGTON — It takes a lot of food to fuel Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s physique — in fact, nearly 10 pounds a day. Forty-two-year-old Johnson recently outlined his daily dietary plan for Muscle & Fitness…

  • 7 tips for healthy (enough) eating on vacation

    Halfway through my recent trip to Madrid, I realized I don’t always follow my own advice about how to eat healthy while traveling. So often in my private practice, my patients drill me on what…

  • Your Gluten-Free Diet May Be a Tax Write-Off

    (NEW YORK) — Cutting bread from your diet could potentially save you some bread on your taxes, financial experts say. While diet gurus debate the health merits for the average person of avoiding the gluten…

  • Doctor questions whether the new coffee trend is truly bulletproof

    WASHINGTON – It’s a new brewing trend in coffee houses and home kitchens across the country. Called bulletproof coffee, some nutritionists are wondering if it’s a good dietary choice. Bulletproof coffee is a mix of coffee,…

  • How to tame your sweet tooth in 3 steps

    Ah, sugar. Such a useful ingredient, but so easy to overdo. Sugar, on its own, is not the poison it is made out to be. It can be quite functional in foods — adding sweetness,…

  • Live chat with Fairfax Hackley

    Personal trainer Fairfax Hackley answered questions about fitness and nutrition on Jan. 12, 2015.

  • The truth about low-cal diets

    This is the time of year when people tend to indulge and some
    think about balancing all those extra calories with a low-cal diet.

  • How to keep eating in check this Thanksgiving

    The average adult eats approximately 3,000 extra calories on Thanksgiving Day. But there are ways to keep the damage in check.

  • Study reveals ways to eat healthy, regain willpower

    Are you having trouble losing weight and eating healthy? Does your willpower conk out when you try to make healthy eating choices? You\’re not alone and it\’s no surprise, says Deborah Kotz, health blogger for The Boston Globe.

  • Study: America’s waistline keeps expanding

    Put another notch in that belt — America\’s national
    waistline is continuing to expand.