''Show me the research!'' Of all the advice and information I absorbed as an undergraduate studying health and physical education, this one phrase from a literature review professor is one that has stuck with me throughout my career.... Read more
I consider my diet to be pretty healthy. I'm willing to try a wide variety of foods, but there is one thing that I've never been able to eat: seafood. My parents love fish and seafood, so growing up, I tried all kinds. The only seafood I... Read more
Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after... Read more
Caffeine: Most of us can't get through the day without it. Whether brewing a fresh pot of coffee in the morning, enjoying lunch with a refreshing can of cola, or recharging in the afternoon with an energy drink, we have many routines and food rit... Read more
As I sat across the cafe table from my dearest friend, Margie, I was struck by how tired and drawn she looked. This was the first time we had seen in each other in months. Before, we had made a point to meet for lunch or coffee once a week. Now that... Read more
Dietitians, health coaches, exercise physiologists and health promotion people from other military bases... *that moment when you feel regretful why not haven't i taken care of this earlier....* argh!! lol... Read more
A health center where Military and their families come to us to lose weight... lol Far as I know I can not go down from 237 to 200 in 2 months, but I gotto get the most out of my tries to look my best. lol there will be all dietitians,... Read more
I'm prediabetic and having issues with my blood pressure being a little high. I have no idea how to cook for a family and myself since I have to be on a low sodium diet. I've decided to start from scratch. Everything home made so I can monitor the so... Read more
After months of having health kicks then turning around and binging on junk, I'm going to crack down on my health. :) anyone have any tips on staying motivated? I can motivate others easier than myself!... Read more
Earlier I said I was substituting Good & Plenty licorice candy for licorice twists, because G & P was eaten slower. By the end of a few days I was starving! Why? I wondered. Lots of fruits and vegetables and whole grains. The only thing I could think... Read more
Diabetics and people with high blood pressure should not eat licorice. It can lower potassium levels and create heart problems. Licorice also helps the body to reatin sodium and can interfer with normal heart function... Read more
By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha... Read more
Want to know what's really zapping your zip? Don't blame your bed—or the lack of time you spend sleeping in it. The real problem may be sitting on your plate. Find out the surprising reasons behind your energy crisis and take steps to f... Read more
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