That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Q: Does cranberry juice help prevent bladder infections?
A: Maybe. Cranberries contain two compounds that seem to prevent bacteria from sticking to cells in the kidney, bladder, and other parts of the urinary tract. The effect o... Read more
Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he... Read more
Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h... Read more
A key to any successful lifestyle change is moderation. While you may be sticking to a healthier eating plan on most days, certain occasions call for a bit of relaxation, oftentimes in the form of an alcoholic drink. While alcohol is fat-free and low... Read more
So, here's an issue -- I love beer. I really do. This past summer, I became quite the beer connoisseur and really miss it, on occasion. My issue? IPAs are my favorite and are highest in calories. Does anyone have any great light beer suggestions?... Read more
I just broke. I ate pizza, cookies and drank beer. I am on my lady cycle and took on my niece and nephew (12 and 3) for the next 5 days. I stress ate tonight and for a moment it made me happy and then the reality set in. Right back on the horse.... Read more
I had two beers last night and still came in at a 600 calorie differential! I was really feeling guilty for enjoying beer/ drinking my calories but it worked out because I ate healthy all day and burned 400 calories walking.... Read more
Hi, I'm new! I am barley home and don't get to get outside a lot. I try out squats and push ups and some easy to do exercises but I don't know how many to do or how long to do them in order for it to be effective. Help?... Read more
I've recently been diagnosed with allergies to wheat, oats, soy, malt, barley and rye... I'm not saying go out and find yourself an allergy, but I can't help but think if I hadn't been diagnosed I'd still be in my rut. I'm eating so much better. Fres... Read more
A glass of Pinot noir at dinner, a cold beer during a football game, a cocktail with friends after work. The occasional alcoholic beverage has its place in a healthy lifestyle for many people. For those folks looking for a new, perhaps even healthier... Read more
Gluten is a protein found in products made from wheat, rye and some forms of oats. In some people, gluten can trigger an immune response, which damages the fingerlike projections of the small intestine known as villi causing them to become flattened... Read more
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