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Will2Lose Opens Thornwood Location
Scarsdale weight loss fitness club Will2Lose recently opened its second location in Thornwood. The center aims to help those who want a lifestyle change and are struggling with loosing weight. The center also offers a youth program for children ages 9-17 to help them gain a healthy lifestyle, as well as a nutritionist on staff. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How Can I Teach My Daughter to Avoid Unhealthy Weight Gain in College?
Benay Rubin, owner of SHE3 Well-Fitness Boutique in Fairfield, CT, spoke to us about ways for teens who are about to go to college avoid the freshman 15, including healthy eating habits and managing stress. (read the story...)

The Many Benefits of Meatless Meals
Eating less meat can benefit your health, trim down your grocery bill, and help the environment. Learn about the many benefits of eating like a vegetarian once in a while and how to make sure your family gets the nutrition they need from meatless meals. (read the story...)

Six Myths Standing In The Way Of Your Fitness Goals For 2013
You want to enter the new year feeling fit and healthy, but sometimes it's hard to know what's true and what's not when it comes to exercising and staying healthy. Barbara Brenseke of Train For The Game in Bellmore, Long Island shares six myths that may be stopping you from reaching your fitness goals. (read the story...)

8 Tips To Approach The 'Weight Talk' With Your Child
If your child is overweight, deciding to talk about this unhealthy lifestyle is only the first step. It can also be a huge challenge to have a productive, helpful discussion—especially if your child is unwilling to hear what you have to say. Here are eight suggestions from Sarah Stone, co-creator and director of operations for MindStream Academy, for avoiding as much conflict as possible. (read the story...)

A Weighty Issue: 5 Reason Why Parents Are Reluctant to Discuss Weight
If your child is overweight, discussing that problem can be one of the most difficult conversations you’ll face as a parent. Sarah Stone, co-creator and director of operations for MindStream Academy, lists several reasons why parents are hesitant to have the “weight talk” and presents compelling reasons for overcoming that reluctance. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How Can I Set Limits on My Child's Diet without Being Too Restrictive?
Local pediatrician and obesity specialist Joanna Dolgoff, MD, explains how parents can set healthy limits on foods for their kids and when to seek help for your child's diet. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How Can I Increase My Child's Active Time Outside of School?
Dr. Joanna Dolgoff, a local pediatrician and expert on childhood obesity, provides tips on increasing our kids' play and exercise time outside of school so they get at least an hour of active time each day. (read the story...)

Eating Disorders as a Coping Mechanism
"Before I Disappear," by Barb Herding, is the fictional tale of 16-year-old Lauren Stafford and the teenagers she meets when she is hospitalized as a result of her eating disorder that has spiraled out of control. (read the story...)

Detecting Eating Disorders in College Freshmen
Eating Recovery Center urges parents to be vigilant about signs of eating disorders in college freshmen as they return home from school. (read the story...)

How to Recognize Signs of an Eating Disorder
Does your teen see herself as fat when she’s not—and measure her self-worth by her weight? Learn the early warning signs of eating disorders (perhaps surprisingly, for boys as well as girls). (read the story...)

Do Males Get Eating Disorders?
Approximately 10 percent of individuals with anorexia or bulimia, and an estimated 40 percent of those with binge eating disorder, are male—and some mental health professionals believe these percentages are increasing. (read the story...)

Easy One-Dish Meals Great for Winter
What's for dinner? Well, come winter, when hearty stews, casseroles, and soups top your list of meals, the answer is easy: A warming, one-pot wonder. (read the story...)

Stews, Brisket, and Pie: Hearty One-Pot Recipes
Come winter, hearty stews, casseroles, and soups top the list of meals, and there's nothing better than a warming, one-pot wonder. Area moms offered some of their favorite recipes, including turkey osso buco stew, beef (or turkey) barley stew, greek chicken stew, brisket, and farmer's pie. (read the story...)

Post-Baby Body Angst
Post-baby body angst is normal—we’ve all felt a modicum of jealousy when a no-stretch-marks, lean-and-mean fellow mom sits next to us at the playground. But imagine feeling envious of the rock-hard abs of another new mother…who just happens to be a cat! (read the story...)

How to Live with Your Post-Baby Body (and Other Tips)
It's hard to get back to your old self after you have a baby. Get some healthy tips on how to live with your mommy body and how to fit in fitness and exercise, plus advice on getting back your pre-baby bod. (read the story...)

Tips for a Happy, Healthy Halloween
For some kids, Halloween is all about the candy...and eating as much of it as possible. Help keep your kids from consuming too many sugary treats with the following tips. By instilling the habits of nutritious eating young, you ensure everyone has a healthy and fun Halloween for years to come. (read the story...)

WellU Medical Weight Loss Opens in White Plains NY
WellU Medical Weight Loss, founded by Dr. Terry Ellman, brings physician-supervised, non-surgical weight loss and weight management programs for kids and adults to White Plains, New York. (read the story...)

A Parents' Guide to Health and Well Being
We've rounded up a selection of Greenwich Hospital's best health advice for moms, dads, and kids. (read the story...)

Why Good Nutrition is Important for New Moms
New moms need good, nutritious meals to keep their infants healthy. Check out these commonly asked nutrition questions for new moms, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

How to Keep a High Fiber Diet
Looking to add more fiber to your family's diet? We've listed some commonly asked fiber questions and answers, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

How to Keep a Low Sodium Diet
Want to lessen the amount of sodium in your family's diet? Check out our list of tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

The Heart-Healthy Diet
Make sure your family is eating a heart-healthy diet - read up on some tips courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

Strong Bones and Healthy Nutrition
Want to maintain a calcium-rich diet for strong healthy bones? We've listed some tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

Fun And Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Breakfast
We all know the old adage: "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Nevertheless, many parents find themselves short of time or struggling to get their kids to eat a healthful breakfast every morning. These tips will help make the morning meal easy and fun for all ages. (read the story...)


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