Chili dogs, chocolate ice cream, and cherry cola. Summer brings a lot of tempting treats. But unfortunately, many of these warm weather foods can leave your belly more than a little upset—especially if you're prone to heartburn.
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Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme... Read more
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... Read more
For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time... Read more
Grocery shopping today :
Instant steel cut oats cranberry/blueberry, carrots and light sour cream dip, peanut butter and bananas, plums, gala apples, pretzel thins, special k bars...so excited for work lunches this week #snack #food #plan... Read more
What I miss the most in low calorie diets is dessert. I cannot eat just one or two cookies. For 100 calories, I have a sixteen ounce root beer float. I use diet root beer and one-half cup (100 calories) of slow churned low fat vanilla ice cream.... Read more
My biggest craving in the summer is Root Beer Floats. To satisfy it I take a 3 oz bathroom cup and put about 1 oz Ice cream and 2 oz Root Beer and have it about once a week. Very little cal and carb and i satisfy my craving... Read more
The fiery red sauce in the green-topped squeeze bottle is a staple in my kitchen. Loyal fans will not go near another chili sauce – it’s so popular it has its own Facebook page.What is Sriracha?Sriracha was developed in Los Angeles,... Read more
As part of our research for "The SparkPeople Cookbook: Love Your Food, Lose the Weight," we conducted a "Ditch the Diet Taste Test." We asked successful SparkPeople members, yo-yo dieters and others to answer questions about weigh... Read more
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