A dessert. An antidepressant. A favorite indulgence. Since its discovery thousands of years ago, chocolate has become many things to many people. The Mayan people crushed the seeds of the chocolate (cacao) tree and mixed them with spices to make a fr... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
It may sound strange for us to provide tips to boost calories when many members are trying to cut back. But some people have difficulty meeting even the minimum calories in their recommended ranges, whether because of lack of hunger, loss of appetite... Read more
Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-price... Read more
For years, you’ve tried to break it off. You’re certain this relationship is wrong, even sinful. But try as you might, you just can’t end it—your willpower inevitably crumbles, and you always go back for more.
We’re... Read more
I get up really early and hardly have time to make breakfast, I usually grab something on the go. I want to break out of this habit. I was thinking of getting premade shakes. What brands have you tried and liked? What do you suggest?
Thanks!... Read more
Decided to only drink water over the course of lent and I am already miserable. 2 days in, and all I can think about is coffee. Or tea. Or juice. Or Beer. Or anything.
I know that this is good for me, but I'm really tempted to give up.... Read more
Tracking everything I eat & drink, whether at home or work, helped me to totally my intake (exercise=outtake). And you're already doing a good job with water, so celebrate that good habit/step in the right direction.... Read more
just noticed another member mentioned whey powder...I've been drinking designer whey protein powder for about 7 months now..every morning i drink 4oz of water with one scoop designer whey protein powder (chocolate) and 2 tsp flaxseed oil...this works... Read more
I satisfy my chocolate cravings by drinking cocoa (NOT drinking chocolate!). I use a heaped teaspoon of cocoa powder with 2 rounded teaspoons of reduced fat coffee whitener and boiling water instead of milk. Sweeten with Splenda or similar and get y... Read more
A Consumer Reports review in the July issue highlights their recent laboratory findings regarding protein drinks. They tested fifteen drinks using an outside laboratory and discovered some disturbing results. Since we previously provided a review of... Read more
With the recent Consumer Reports findings of metal in protein drinks, you may see new options being promoted at your local health food store. One new up and coming drink catching some buzz is wheatgrass juice.
Agropyron plants are closely related... Read more
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