While some dieters happily accept when someone suggests a snack, others feel pangs of guilt when a nibble is merely suggested. However, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bite between meals. In fact, snacking might be the missing ingr... Read more
Whether you want to lose weight or simply eat healthier, enjoying a couple of snacks each day is a smart habit for many people. Eating a planned snack between meals can help curb your hunger (and therefore prevent overeating at mealtime) and also inc... Read more
Balanced breakfast? Check
Mid-morning snack? Check
Healthy lunch with your co-workers? Check
Passing up your friend's homemade cookies? Check
Coming home in the evening and going on a feeding frenzy? CHECK!!
Does this sound... Read more
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
Any iseas how to stop eating between meals? I don't mean having a proper planned snack, I mean having a corner of bread, a bit of chocolate, the edge of the traybake I've made for the kids. It's a bad habit I've had for 30 years plus. Help please!... Read more
Today marks the day I recommit to getting healthy again! After 4 years dedicated to earning a degree, I've gained almost all the weight back I had lost 5 years ago. Now that I'm done whipping my brain into shape, it's time to focus on the body!... Read more
Ate a really great/healthy breakfast this morning...although it took up more than half of my calorie intake of the day! Looks like its going to be rice cakes and protein shakes for the rest of today. Ha.... Read more
Let's face it, most of us are bombarded with access to food on an almost daily basis. From our fellow co-workers bringing in the daily supply of morning donuts, to weddings, baby showers and office parties, along with the growing number of restau... Read more
My oldest child has always been a great eater. She’s very active and has a big appetite. She’s willing to try new foods (within reason) and is always asking when the next meal or snack is being served. She’s a heal... Read more
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