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Veggie Makeover For The New Year

New York City chef Chef Jesse Schenker, owner of Recette in the West Village, recently lost 50 pounds by changing his diet. He visited The Couch to show us how to make a delicious vegetable roast strain entree.


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How To Get The Nutrients You Need When You Live A Busy Life

Ashley Koff, dietician and co-author of “Mom Energy,” hit The Couch to share her tips for making sure we get the nutrients we need – from busy moms to finicky kids.


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Brain Food: Linking Diet With Disorder

Dr. Drew Ramsey, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and author of the Happiness Diet, visited The Couch to talk about the connection between diet and disorder.


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New Yorkers Split On Study Suggesting Married Life Healthier Than Being Single

The study suggests married people have a stronger support network, compared to single people who likely have fewer health benefits and lower income.


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HealthWatch: The Keys To Portion Control

After years of getting bigger and bigger, some portion sizes are now shrinking and it’s becoming a trend across the food industry.


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‘One Size Fits All’ Not For Dieting

Nearly 95 percent of all dieters give up before reaching their ultimate goal, but weight loss experts believe the problem isn’t with the dieters themselves, but with their choice of diet.


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Study: Foods Can Help You Fight Back Pain

Billions of dollars are spent every year on over-the-counter and prescription drugs seeking relief for back pain, but some researchers are saying you need only head to the refrigerator.


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Seen At 11: Calming And Energizing Foods

Whether it’s a restful night’s sleep or being on top of your game during the day, what you eat can affect how well you feel – and perform.


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Superfoods: What Every Woman Should Know

How would you like to fight heart disease or lower your risk of cancer? The key to doing so might be on your dinner plate.


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Sip Water To Shed Pounds

We all know water is good for us. But now there’s even better news – drinking water helps shed pounds, too.


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Seen At 11: Diet-For-Dollars

The latest trend in the world of weight loss is diet-for-dollars, where if you drop the pounds, you pick up some dough.

CBS 2–08/06/2010

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HealthWatch: Atkins Vs. Low Fat Diet

A recent study tested both traditional low-fat diets and the Atkins low-carbohydrate diet, and came up with surprising results as to which is safer and more effective.

CBS 2–08/03/2010