Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... 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
If you're prone to frequent heartburn symptoms, there are lots of simple things to try before you see your doctor. If one of more of these solutions works for you, great! If not, make an appointment to discover if your heartburn is really a sympt... Read more
While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li... Read more
Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 30 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo... Read more
Hi everyone! I am looking for sample menus or food ideas from people who have successfully lost (or are losing) weight. I don't eat that poorly, but can't seem to lose weight and I think I don't have enough variety in my meals and snacks. I like t... Read more
I am just starting the Sparks program. I ordered the new book "The Sparks Solution" and am getting ready to start this coming Monday. I want to read through the book and make my trip to the grocery store this weekend. I also want to get rid of all... Read more
A simple google of "sacred heart diet" will tell you how you can lose 10-17 pounds before surgery by making soup and eating certain things on certain days. Blah blah blah.
People will sing it's praises or criticize it because there "aren't enou... Read more
I'm thinking about trying skinny fiber. Is there anyone out there that has tried it? Does it really work? I'm hungry all the time and feel like I'm never full. SF is supposed to help you feel full, so I'd like to try it, but I don't want to spend tha... Read more
Dr. Mark Hyman says Switching abruptly to a high-fiber diet can cause gas and bloating. Increase your fiber intake slowly until you get up to 50 grams a day. Eat 2 tablespoons of ground flax seeds a day. Sprinkle on salads, grains, or vegetable dishe... Read more
A high fiber diet (25-50 grams a day), in whole grains, cereal fiber, and magnesium rich foods can help keep blood sugars level. Eat nuts, add ground flaxseed to cereals, salads, eat air popped popcorn, 100% whole wheat bread, brown rice, lots of... Read more
It’s conventional to wait until the end of the year to decide which new food product deserves the award for worst of the year. But once in a while, a product comes along that's such an obvious choice there’s no need to hold off giving the award unti... Read more
In honor of National Noodle Day, we're bringing you a review of some noodles you might not have seen on your supermarket shelves. Let me first reveal three personal facts about myself: I'm incredibly skeptical, I'm mildly obsessed with fiber intake,... Read more
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