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
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
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
The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant... Read more
I'm not sure how many ounces the "entire drink" is, but 0 calories doesn't always literally mean 0 calories. Manufacturers can list food/drink items as having 0 calories if they have less than 1 full calorie. Those cals add up.... Read more
confused this just doesnt make sense. drinks diet mountain dew it says if u drink eight ounces there is no calories however if you drink the entire drink there is five calories. where did the five calories come from if they werent in the first half.... Read more
What Diet? I call the word diet only if people have a specific illness and if they need to avoid some food because of it then its diet, but if you're doing this to lose weight then welcome to CLASSY EATING and GOOD QUALITY LIFE STYLE :) Yeah!! :)... Read more
I started my healthy eating and diet today. Im 22 weeks pregnant and my weight today was 182.2 which is about 42 over my normal weight. So not happy. Watching my sugar /sodium intake. so far so good.... 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
I was losing very slowly until I went alcohol free for 40 days. Weight came off much quicker then. Now I strive for balance. Drink alcohol only 2 days per week max. Amazing what this little change can do to speed up weight loss.... Read more
Did you down a couple of green-tinted beers this past Wednesday? What better time than post-St. Patty's Day to talk about how alcohol affects your weight. One new study questions if what we thought we knew about alcohol and weight management holds tr... Read more
Numerous studies have suggested that alcohol can be part of a healthy diet. In fact, many suggest that moderate amounts of alcohol can reduce your risk for heart disease and even diabetes. But not all researchers are convinced that alcohol- even in... Read more
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