If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a... Read more
My closet used to be divided into three sections: clothes that fit when I was 20 pounds heavier; clothes that fit when I was thin but miserable (from my “never-eat-anything-fun” phase); and clothes I could wear at that moment.
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“I really want to lose weight. I hate the way I look and feel, and I know things will be much better when I get the weight off. But I just can’t stay motivated to do it. I think there must be something wrong with me.”
If this s... Read more
According to the Giving USA Foundation, charitable giving in the United States reached an estimated $295 billion in 2006—a new record. The record-setting donations included $1.9 billion from Warren Buffett, paid as the first installment of his... Read more
So far so good. On a 10 hours road trip and so far has only snacked on veggies and fruits while everyone around me is eating McDonalds and snacking on Carmel popcorn and cookies. Hope I keep it up and don't blow it tonight at dinner!... Read more
From all the research done I can see that not all protein powders are created equal. With that in mind - what powder do you use? And how did you pick it?
I've read a number of the articles on here and from other health food and healthy living pr... Read more
LoveCorgis makes a good point, I usually like to see where I'm at with calories, before I have a bite. One thing I also focus on when junk food is available, is how my stomach will be in knots if I eat it.... Read more
Have you fallen into the "diet" trap of everything being zero fat, low cal, lite foods? A little fat helps your body absorb nutrients and stay full longer. Try some hummus or yogurt dip on your veggies, a slice of real cheese. Will up protein too.... Read more
If the gang - your kids, friends, etc. - decide they all want to go out for ice cream, order coffee or a diet drink. Coffee with cream and sugar - while still caloric - is a heck of a lot better than ice cream, and you can sip it slowly. Or, get a co... Read more
I am not going to be so rigid that I never eat chocolate again, or pop/soda, or ice cream, nor any of the other food items I like. There are healthy alternatives such as a McDonald's ice cream cone, a piece of dark chocolate (I like Lindor Dark Choc... Read more
Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another... Read more
"Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!" Who doesn't like a frozen treat on a warm summer day? But if you're reading this article, I'm confident you're not screaming for the sugar, fat, and empty calories. By ma... Read more
Contest closed! The winner is:QUIETGIRL1971Congratulations!Imagine a life without ice cream. Sad, right?That was my reality for years. I was lactose intolerant, and ice cream was the worst for me. It made me so uncomfortable when I ate it that my sto... Read more
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