It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l... Read more
1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese topped with 4 oz grapes sliced, and 2 tbs lite Cool Whip and a splash of coconut milk if you like...yum! One of my faves lately. Only 177 cals. I also ate 4 thin slices of deli ham...total for all only 237 cals :) Lunch... Read more
Dietary Goals for Type 2 DiabetesThe right diabetes diet is crucial to managing diabetes. A sensible eating plan can help people with type 2 diabetes maintain stable blood sugar levels and preserve their overall health.However, it's not as complex or... Read more
A healthy diabetic diet, and healthier eating habits in general, will include the following common-sense goals.The right diabetes diet is crucial to managing type 2 diabetes, maintaining stable blood sugar levels, and preserving your overall health.H... Read more
Vitamin D is a hot topic in nutrition, and one that's become a focus in menopausal bone health. There are two forms of the vitamin, D2 and D3 (cholecalciferol), with D3 the form best metabolized by the body. Vitamin D is found in foods such... Read more
Thirteen independent experts have finally concluded their work and presented their Report on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The 2010 Advisory Committee worked for two years to update the guidelines and the group consists of individuals natio... Read more
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