Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
A 2006 study suggests that drinking coffee just before a workout might not be the best idea. The Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that the amount of caffeine in just two cups of coffee limits the body's ability to increase bl... Read more
Whether you prefer a gooey chocolate truffle or a mug of hot cocoa, chocolate is the number one indulgence for most of us—especially on Valentine’s Day. But this indulgence comes at a price, right? After all, isn’t chocolate bad for... Read more
Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
Most people have experienced sleep problems at one time or another, but what causes insomnia is very individual. There are actually two different forms of insomnia—secondary (when insomnia occurs as a symptom or side effect of something else)... Read more
I'm by no means what you would call fat but my parents want me to be like Kate Moss! They keep scolding me for snacking.
I know what I'm doing. I know how to take care of myself. I don't have any eating disorders and I don't even binge. I just... Read more
Okay so a week ago I cut down my sugar and diet pop/caffeine intake by about 85% each. I used to regularly drink about a 2 liter of diet pepsi a day and I can't even say how much sugar, definitely not anywhere that my doctor would approve of with my... Read more
Hi! I joined to get help counting carbs. I am milimeters from full fledged type 2. I counted carbs during my last pregnancy (a surprise pregnancy at 47, he's 9 now!) It was do able. Now I need to do it again before the Dr orders it. My sugars are cre... Read more
Just wondering if anyone had any guidelines how to ammend my caloric intake for weightloss while basically bedridden. Recently diagnosed with severe blood clotting in my brain I am not allowed to do any exercise for 2 months, which means no chance t... Read more
Does anyone else use a pressure cooker? I've found it to be a great way to fix tough cuts of meat that would take all day in the oven or a slow cooker AND put a good meal on the table in a short amount of time. I'm looking for recipes or an easy wa... Read more
You enjoy a cup of coffee with your breakfast, a glass of tea in the afternoon, a sports drink as you recover from your workout and a few pieces of chocolate to sooth your sweet tooth after dinner. Nearly 80 percent of people around the world consume... Read more
Since I was a teenager, caffeine and I have had a tumultuous relationship. (I'm not the only one.)I started taking caffeine pills and drinking coffee (bottled Frappucinos, mostly) at 16. An overachiever, I was suffering from an eating disorder, a... Read more
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