Late-night dining on spicy wings and greasy fries can turn even the most tolerant tummy into a tumultuous tyrant. On occasion, everyone experiences heartburn following a large, rich meal. But when the occasional discomfort turns into an ongoing... 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
I have to get up pretty early for work, while my boyfriend and our roommate are late risers. I made a smoothie for breakfast the other morning and had no idea how loud the blender would be! Would it be a bad idea to make a smoothie before I go to bed... Read more
Three specific problem areas,
1. In favorites, I named some food incorrectly so I need to change the food names.
2. In weight, I weigh myself weekly but I've put the numbers in wrong days. I need to delete them.... Read more
I think I am making progress in my health. My lab tests show that my levels for insulin, glucose, good cholesterol have improved. My bad cholesterol is still kind of elevated but the nutritionist thinks it me eating sugar. I am trying to monitor a... 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 phar... 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
I love, love, love black licorice. I bought a box yesterday and ate a couple of "servings". It fit into the calories for yesterday, if not the nutrition goals. But today... oh no! One of those DANGER foods. Ate the rest of the box. Tracked it... Read more
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