Do you often find yourself wondering where your motivation went? Do you suddenly revert back to your “old ways” without really understanding why?
If this sounds familiar, you may have some basic misconceptions about motivation: what... Read more
Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o... Read more
Contrary to popular belief, type 2 diabetes (a chronic disease) isn’t caused by eating lots of sweets. Actually, the cause is still unknown, but there are certain factors that are known to increase a person’s risk of developing this metab... Read more
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are... Read more
Ovarian cancer is difficult to beat, so prevention is extremely important. A Canadian study in the International Journal of Cancer, has found that moderate recreational and work-related physical activity may reduce a woman's risk of this dis... Read more
I was looking at the International Delight coffee creamer minis and most have 5 grams of sugar. Found one (vanilla flavored, I think) that says sugar free. In the list of nutrition facts it said no sugar. Read the ingredients list and it has high... Read more
I recently got diagnosed as being gluten intolerant which means I need to start making healthy meals that don't contain gluten products. I currently eat a lot of pastas which need to stop, plus I need to make meals that my kids won't notice a differ... Read more
I just made the decision to go gluten free for health reasons and was wondering if anyone here has had any experience with it. I dont know a whole lot about it so Im looking for tips, recipes, what I should/shouldnt be doing. Do you like it? Right... Read more
I'm off all specialists, I'm back to once-yearly check-ups with my GP, and I'm off of almost all meds.
I was also released from PT this week.
Here's where I started in 2007 - asthma, fibromyalgia, some type of rheumatoid arthritis, hives, G... Read more
Hi all! I spent some time checking the nutrition information tonight looking for a fat-free main course for a BBQ later this month. I checked chicken breasts, tilapia and haddock and was surprised to find fat in all of them.
I have an elderly re... Read more
The New York Times just published an article demonstrating that gargling with salt water can significantly reduce your risk of catching a cold or the flu. Who knew?? So simple... very low risk and costs less than pennies. http://www.nytimes.com/2010... Read more
William Davis MD wrote the book& says you can lose faster if you have a wheat free diet with no hunger or health risk. He says wheat raises blood sugar more than sugar itself, & if you eliminate wheat from your diet it will stabilize blood sugar. The... Read more
For nearly two years we have heard about the dangers and potential health risks of plastic bottles due to a chemical known as bisphenol A or BPA. In response to concerns regarding water bottles, baby bottles and plastic storage containers, plastic gu... Read more
No doubt youíve noticed that the world of weight management is populated by all kinds of claims, theories, diet strategies, and different approaches, many of which totally contradict most of the others.And this problem isnít confined to the snake oil... Read more
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