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Riding the Waves with the Original MTV VJs

When MTV made its debut on cable television on August 1st, 1981, I was spending my third summer at Kutsher’s Camp Anawana in the Catskills. A few weeks shy of my 12th birthday and my first kiss, despite having a mouthful of metal (if you must know, the lucky boy … Read More

The Tried-and-True Diet

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Three Effective Ways to Boost Your Digestive Health

My latest column for Success Magazine*: When you think about getting your gut in shape, do you imagine yourself doing countless crunches or other core exercises? While regular exercise can help you keep your waist (and weight) in check, paying attention to gut bacteria—also called the microbiota or microbiome—can also… Read More

The Best Restaurant Meals for Weight Loss

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Food & Fitness After 50

Whether you’ve recently hit age 50, are about to (I have 20 months to go!) or celebrated the milestone decades ago, a new book, Food & Fitness After 50: Eat Well, Move Well, and Be Well by Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RD and Bob Murray, PhD is a great resource. It… Read More

Young Adult Book Review: They Both Die at the End

The following review of They Both Die at the End (Harper Teen, September 5, 2017) by Adam Silvera is from Food, Fitness & Fiction contributing editor Joshua Flores (pictured below). In Adam Silvera’s latest release, They Both Die at the End, the intertwined stories of two boys struggling through their… Read More

If you’re looking for a way to spice up mealtimes at home, consider investing in an air fryer*. According to culinary nutritionist Dana Angelo White, “The air fryer is the new must-have kitchen appliance. And it’s not just for lovers of fried foods.” If you’ve never heard of an air… Read More

The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Q & A with Toby Amidor

If getting family meals on the table is a struggle, The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook can make the task less daunting and far more enjoyable. I had the pleasure of interviewing nationally recognized registered dietitian Toby Amidor about her latest cookbook. Read on for her insights, and scroll down for… Read More