When you're living with chronic heartburn, you don't just need to watch what you eat; what you drink is important, too. For many people, alcohol can have a negative impact on heartburn symptoms. But does that mean alcohol has to be comp... Read more
The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... 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
Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals... Read more
Temptations abound at parties, but celebration doesn't have to mean overindulgence. Follow these tips to stay on track.
Say no the first time to passed hors d'oeuvres. Chances are good that food will come around again. See what's bei... Read more
It's been three weeks since I had my last alcoholic beverage. Throughout that time, I have had fluctuating desires to have it or to not have it. Some days I think, man I wish I had some vodka, but then I tell myself, stop that, you don't need it. It... Read more
I've been doing so well the last several months watching what I eat and working out, and at long last I can see the results of my hard work. So, I was HUGELY deflated yesterday when I got on the scale to see a 4 pound increase. Granted, it was evenin... Read more
After work on Tuesdays I normally head to the gym, but tonight is a coworker's birthday and we're going out for a drink after work to celebrate. I want to have a beer, eat dinner and then head to the gym. A friend tole me that having alcohol in your... Read more
I go out once in a while with friends to drink and sing karaoke but, the shots or drinks are so fattening. I had 1,000 calories worth of drinks. How can I go out, get tipsy, and take in the least amount of calories. I do not like beer, Jim beam, or j... Read more
A great way to relax? floating in the hot tub. Don't turn it up all the way, just warm enough to feel like a warm bath, get in to one of the "seat" areas, and lay back, close your eyes, let your feet float and relax. The built in seat keeps you from... Read more
No matter what my friends say "Alcohol" is not good while you're trying to loose weight, I drink EVERY WEEKEND." I'm finally saying "no more alcohol" at least while I try to loose weight, I went from 165 to 236 lbs in two years and part of it was th... Read more
Performance enhancing supplements have become big business. Many drinks, powders and bars promise a competitive edge through increased strength, development of an ultra lean body or increased recovery responses so you can work out harder and more eff... Read more
For me, one of the hardest things about "dieting" is giving up my beloved beer. While I am trying to watch my calorie intake, a typical beer just isn't worth the investment. This past weekend I tried the Bud Select 55 after hear... Read more
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