Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
We eat in our cars, at our desks, on the go, in front of the TV. We eat drive-thru, take-out, delivered, packaged and prepared meals. Why? Because it fits our not-enough-time-in-the-day lifestyles. Our food matches our lives.
Well, I'm certa... Read more
Will you be traveling for your holiday meals this year? If so, you are not alone. This holiday season, nearly 98.6 million Americans are predicted to journey 50 miles or more from home. If your plans include an out-of-town trip, your time over the ne... Read more
My new digital food scale came in yesterday! I'm SO excited to use it. It looks so fancy. My old food scale was handed down from my Ma. She had it from WW in the 1980's. It wasn't working right anymore.... Read more
A couple setbacks this week, but that's ok. I'm thinking of getting a big purse and hiding my food scale in it so when I go to restaurants I can whip that baby out and weighmy food. Cuz I'm very sure that wasn't 5oz of fries yesterday. Anyone do this... Read more
Haven't worked out or tracked food in weeks :( So time to restart! Is there an easy way to track food from your own recipes? I usually make more than one portion so quantities of ingredients I am eating is a bit hard to track :/ #motivation #food... Read more
Eliminate high-carb foods & try to stick to foods that are low in carbohydrates or that contain carbs that are digested slowly. Complex carbohydrates are salad greens and cooked greens, beans, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, celery... Read more
Both my husband and I have been milk drinkers our entire lives. Some of our fondest memories growing up include milk. For my husband it was spending summers working on his grandfather's dairy farm. For me it was greeting our milkman Mr. McVay eac... Read more
Many people opt for a vegan diet as a way of reducing their impact on the environment and to improve their health. Vegetables, seeds, nuts and other vegan foods contain a variety of compounds and nutrients that are often lacking in other foods. Furt... Read more
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