Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes... Read more
Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b... 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
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
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
Forgive me if this has already been covered somewhere already. In all the years I've been a member of Spark, I have never started a topic on a message board-- but this particular issue has finally frustrated me enough to spur me on, to ask.
Why... Read more
What's on your exercise/workout play list? I'm looking for some new songs to add to mine. I've got some Papa Roach, Disturbed, Metallica, Drowning Pool, ZZ Top, Slipknot, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj and Pink. I Love my mix but don't want to get burnt out on... Read more
At one time I could get a list of all members who had "Friended" me
and I could get a list of all "mutual Friends" we had friended each other..
I believe it was done from the "Friend Feed" page...
Has that function been scrapped?
OR moved... Read more
.... what is considered to be a vegetable and serving sizes posted anywhere? A vegan eats beans and potatoes, but are they considered vegetables for the purpose of counting as part of "5 servings daily". I mixed mashed sweet potatoes and corn for... Read more
Eat smaller meals 5 or 6 times a day. Don't get hungry. Have protein with every meal or snack to keep your blood sugar stable & drink plenty of water to help wash out sugar &toxins. .Weight loss is usually a natural result of giving up sugar & usuall... Read more
Calling Christian Women who want to put themselves on the priority list! Letís support one another so that we can better support our families. This is a more personal team just for the ladies.... Read more
Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans... Read more
A new study in The Journal of Nutrition shows that what you eat beforehand could affect the calorie burn during your workout. Women who ate a breakfast high in low-glycemic index carbs (whole grain breads, low-fat yogurt or non-instant oatmeal, for... Read more
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