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Seen At 11: ‘Eating Smart’ With High-Tech Utensils

We all know losing weight takes more than just a diet. Now even your fork and plate are being engineered to help you slim down.


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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.


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New Study Shows Simple Thermostat Adjustment Can Boost Metabolism

A new study published by the American Diabetes Association shows something as simple as lowering your thermostat can boost your metabolism, CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson reported.


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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.


10.24 Dr.Sharma

Couch Calls: Answering Your Health Questions

This week, Dr. Sharma answered questions about raising children as vegetarians, how to stay healthy in the colder weather, the risks of buying breast milk online and the effects of spanking your kids.


7.18 Lisa Lynn

Sexy Superfoods To Help You Slim Down

Summer is a great time to add delicious seasonal fruits to your diet. But did you know some are loaded with nutrients that can help you slim down?


5.28.13 Keri Glassman

Mediterranean Diet Secrets

Registered dietician Keri Glassman visited The Couch to teach us about the Mediterranean Diet, which focuses on lighter, smaller meals, and replacing butter and salt with healthy fats and spices.


1.24.13 Daughter on a Diet

Diet Dilemma: Mom’s Memoir Tells Story Of Putting 7-Year-Old On Diet

A mother, Dara-Lynn Weiss, told the world why she put her 7-year-old daughter on a strict diet for a piece in Vogue magazine. Now Weiss tells all in her memoir, The Heavy.


1.18.13 Weighty Issues

Teenage Waistland: Tips To Help Your Teen Stay Healthy, Fight Fat

Abby Ellin, editor-at-large for and author of the book Teenage Waistland, joined us to discuss the issue of teenage obesity and offered eight tips for families to fight the battle together.


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Seen At 11: New Diet Tells You ‘When To Eat’, Not ‘What To Eat’

Getting to the gym regularly is only part of the battle. A new diet trend says that time plays a major role in shedding unwanted weight.


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Mobile Couch: Battle Of The Bulge

New Jersey residents are being offered an incentive to lose weight.



Nina In New York: Compulsive Overeater With No Intention Of Mending Your Ways? No Problem!

Are you tired of eating tons of food and having to live with your choices? Had enough with dangerous calorie absorption and that boring old digestive system?


1.14.13 Detox Do's and Dont's

Is The ‘Detox’ Diet Trend For You? A Closer Look At Cleansing

Dietitian Sharon Richter visited The Couch to tell us about the popular methods out there — and the pros and cons of “detox” diets.


1.10.13 You are what you eat

You Are Why You Eat: Realistic Tips For Weight Loss In The New Year

Dr. Ramani Durvasula is the author of “You Are Why You Eat,” and she visited The Couch to shed some insight into why we may be stuck in a rut when it comes to weight loss.


1.8.13 7 foods 7 pounds

Drop 7 Pounds In 7 Days By Avoiding 7 So-Called ‘Healthy’ Foods

Nutrition and fitness expert JJ Virgin is the author of The Virgin Diet. According to her, avoiding seven problem foods for seven days can lead to dropping seven pounds.