The menu usually features rich curries, creamy sauces, a variety of intense flavors, and many vegetarian dishes. Spices play an important role.
Rice is a staple of many dishes. A variety of breads... Read more
We're all familiar with the scene: The lead female character is sprawled on the couch in her apartment, sobbing in front of the TV, watching a heart wrenching movie, dressed in PJs, sipping wine and eating Ben & Jerry's straight from the... Read more
There are a lot of really good reasons to quit smoking: lung cancer, bad breath, decreased sense of smell and taste, and yellowed teeth and nails, to name a few. But if you are a smoker living with chronic heartburn, quitting smoking can have an adde... Read more
When you're living with heartburn, you don't just need to watch what you eat; what you drink is important, too. For many people, alcohol can have a negative impact on heartburn symptoms. But does that mean alcohol has to be completely o... Read more
Finally. After something like 20 attempts, I started my 21st and final attempt in April.
Some 60 pounds later (30kg), here we are in December. I'm officially not in the overweight or obese range anymore. I am still coming to terms with this.
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I have some kitchen gadgets that I find really useful in helping keep my diet in check.
Whirley Pop - I use this with coconut oil for making popcorn. I feel it is much safer and more healthy than the microwave stuff....tastes better too and th... Read more
My biggest challenge in maintaining and losing weight is that I find it very difficult to wait until supper time to eat. I will start off the day with a healthy breakfast (usually around 7:00), pack a healthy lunch to eat at work (which I usually eat... Read more
My worst time for making bad decisions is when I am on the road, busy, not ready to go home, and I am ready to eat. I am hungry. I know there are good choices available. Normally I would get a grilled chicken salad from MacDonalds and eat it withou... Read more
I made my own butternut squash soup, with 3 carrots, 3 celery stalks, 1/2 white onion cut up, 3 gloves of garlic, and 96 ounces of homemade chicken bone stock, and 1 leek. I am taking the whole squash that I baked in the oven for 1 hour, add... Read more
During and after pregnancy, I gained 20kgs...from 57kg to 77.8 kgMy desparate move started 10days ago to stop sweets and thinking positive...today I am 700gms less..Hope to continue the same speed to be healthy and get back into shape.... Read more
My Avurveda Doctor, Sunanda Tai advises the use of 1-2 tbsps.of Butter or Ghee daily with your Meals restricting the use of any Oil to minimum.This is because it easier for the Body to break this down and absorb it since this is a Natural By Produc... Read more
Jen Rinehart (BLONDBIKEGIRL)Weight Lost: 110 poundsHometown: Lacey, WA What was life like before your weight loss?I got married, got a life, got stressed, got bored and got lazy. Our marriage was centered on good food and TV and not being incred... Read more
Lisa Walton (LUCKEGIRL40)Weight Lost: 78 poundsHometown: Papillion, NEOccupation: Disaster Recovery Analyst What was life like before your weight loss?I have had a weight problem most of my life. I can still remember the first time my mom looked... Read more
We're off to India this weekend, only because we've never been before. We will have internet access while there, but will be eating out all the time, and sparking will be impossible so won't even try. I'm on a plateau (65kilos) it's the lowest I've... Read more
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