Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Full-fledged eating disorders are abnormal, disordered patterns of eating that become out-of-control. All types of eating disorders represent serious and immediate threats to the health, well-being, and happiness of the individuals caught up in them.... Read more
We’ve all heard the lunch room chatter about people's latest diets and weight-loss escapades. Maybe you’ve even led the discussion by saying something like,"I am going to be ‘good’ today and only eat salads and fresh... Read more
Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight?
A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev... Read more
than 1 day, then I see something is wrong, it effects me 3-4 pounds at the end of 2-3 days over eating. It's been long time since I found myself doing it, I still wanna avoid calling it "failure: cause it's a negative word;... Read more
Do you feel any after effects of a workout? O can feel it while I'm there, but am hour or so later it's as if I have never been - no tiredness of muscle ache. Am I not working hard enough?... Read more
First off, I apologize if posting in the wrong board. I've been debating for days if I even wanted to ask this question or not, but I think at this point I need motivation to continue.
Anyways, three months ago after trying for years to drop so... Read more
Ooh La La!I'm amazed how much my nerves/feelings being effected by eating.As it is the last 10th day of fasting,my patience is getting less LOL.Honestly love the light feeling of empty stomach,but the feeling of being Limited is hard! WHY?!... Read more
On Wikipedia it says"To minimize these effects,foods wit high fat content should be avoided;the manufacturer advises consumers to follow a low-fat,reduced-calorie diet.Oily stools&flatulence can be controlled by reducing the dietary fat content to so... Read more
Xylitol is a sugar alcohol. It is approved as a dental supplement, helping to prevent cavities. It has about 1/3 of the calories of sugar and it’s sweetness is almost identical - spoon for spoon – to sugar. It may have a laxative effect – start slo... Read more
We all have our favorite T.V. shows, but we don't have to grow roots into the couch to enjoy the show! Get up and do something during the commercial. Pacing is good, or a small amount of aerobic exercising if you have the room.... Read more
Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur... Read more
A recent survey of women between the ages of 25 and 45 found that 75% eat, think and behave abnormally around food. These results weren't limited to a specific ethnic or racial group, applying to most women in general. The study also found that 31%... Read more
Yes, this is a potty-related story, but I promise you that NO gross details are shared here. The worst you'll read is the general theme of embarrassment.
I bought sugar-free Life Savers candy thinking "Ooh sugar free, and very little calories... Read more
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