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
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 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo... Read more
It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas... Read more
look into low carb diets. They help a lot of people. I, myself and doing LCHF and am down 8 pounds will be 2 weeks this coming Sunday. No cravings, no snacking. I also went sugar free. I feel so much better.... Read more
I want to wok out to help with diet but I just can't get motivated to do it. I always have a excuse. but part of my problem is I have lower back problems and am sxared I will agrivate it. any ideas?... Read more
So I just purchased the shakes and bars for the IdealShape diet. For those who don't know what it is, you basically drink a shake for breakfast and lunch. You then eat two protein bars in between meals. Afterwards, you make your own dinner that is ar... Read more
im new at doing this. ive tried dieting and exercising. but two weeks in i cave in to all the unhealthy food and never stay motivated in working out. have to careful with my back problem. any helpful hints... 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
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