Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs... Read more
It's easy to get off track when it comes to eating during the holidays. Although the traditional holiday table can be filled with high calorie and high fat foods, there are ways to save calories without sacrificing taste. Here we share healthy ma... Read more
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms (like heartburn and acid regurgitation) that usually occur after meals. An exact cause of GERD hasn’t been pinpointed, but certain foods and lifestyle habits seem to trigger GERD... Read more
What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of... Read more
We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful.
Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s... Read more
I've been tracking my food for just about 2 weeks, and I'm down 6#!
It seems faster than I expected, but when you consider how much you eat on a regular basis, realistically, it's not surprising that the #s will melt off when you reduce your intake.... Read more
I am battling an addiction to fast food and most of the time I feel like I'm losing. I'm always drawn to it. The most I can go without eating it is 4 days. I'd love to hear any advice you might have.... Read more
When it comes to food prep my veggies,after I cook them and prep them are always soggy and gross by the end of the week. Am I doing something wrong or should I not food prep veggies?... Read more
Constantly eating low fat foods or zero calorie foods can leave you hungry. Low fat food makes the glycemic index of carbohydrates without fat very high, then spikes blood sugar and makes sugar into fat. Eating small amounts of meat, poultry, fi... Read more
If you are tempted to go to the drive thru every day, do this instead. Every day pack a small cooler with healthy foods and drinks to keep in your car. Bring yogurt sticks (easier to eat), carrot sticks and low fat dip, low fat protein bars and bottl... Read more
Just as the first impressions of a person can influence our perception of them far into the future, research shows the same can be said for the foods we eat. Once a food or restaurant is deemed "healthy", we tend to let our guard down and f... Read more
Men and women alike struggle to shed belly fat—and with good reason. Unlike fat that accumulates on legs, buttocks and arms, fat that settles around the middle is difficult to shed and dangerous to your health. Most of us can pinch more than a... Read more
WHICH CAME FIRST YOUR PROBLEM OR YOUR FAT / FOOD IS NOT YOUR ENEMY
WHICH CAME FIRST / YOUR PAIN OR FAT/ IT'S A CHICKEN AND EGG STORY.
It's funny how I came upon this topic today. I have been dealing with having muscle problems from my medicine. t... Read more
Fast food has played a major role in my life since coming back to work from maternity leave in April.
Every morning on my way to work, I stopped at Burger King and ordered the same thing: bacon, egg & cheese croissan'wich with medium hash brown... Read more
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