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
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
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... 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
Everyone loves a party. There’s something about getting together with your friends that really helps you shed the stress of always trying to balance work and family. But with so many people trying to live healthier these days, finding tasty, di... Read more
Day 1 of my diet. Hate that word, but need to get my weight down to get back to a healthy blood sugar. Starting at 159lbs with an initial goal to get to 140. I'd like my fasting sugar between 90-100, not the 218 I was at yesterday! #hatetype2diabetes... Read more
Well today is the 18th day I've been dieting but I just added exercise yesterday. I am definitely not in very good shape and walking 3 miles in the last two days has really taken it out of me. However I am not giving up that easy!!... Read more
Dr Hyman Says, Skip the sugar in all of its forms. Especially liquid calories from any source (soda, juice, alcohol) all of which store belly fat. Get high fructose corn syrup out of your diet, it is especially good at laying down belly fat.Ditch the... Read more
I used to always drink alcohol on "date night". Now I enjoy a "mocktail" made of Club Soda on the Rocks with a wedge of fresh lime. It has Zero Calories and no artificial sweeteners which always make me hungrier and thirstier. I feel like I'm enjo... Read more
Times are tough, and governments, like families, are having a hard time balancing their budgets. New York Gov. David Paterson this week unveiled a plan that would bring $404 million to the state, which is facing a $15 billion deficit this year and n... Read more
A glass of Pinot noir at dinner, a cold beer during a football game, a cocktail with friends after work. The occasional alcoholic beverage has its place in a healthy lifestyle for many people. For those folks looking for a new, perhaps even healthier... Read more
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