From the cheese ball and crackers before to the pumpkin pie after, Thanksgiving meals can weigh in at more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat, according to the Caloric Control Council. That's more than twice the number of calories most of u... Read more
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We are a society of ice cream lovers, with the average American licking her way through almost 5 gallons of the creamy confection each year, according to the Canadian Dairy Info Centre. (Only New Zea... Read more
While we understand that the organic and conventional foods you buy at the store are grown differently, you might not realize that these same principles can apply to your own fruit, vegetable and flower gardening at home. There are a few key differen... Read more
Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo... Read more
Bend, twist, reach, and pull.
While this may sound like an intensive aerobics class, these are actually movements you do while working in the garden. Researchers estimate that gardening burns an average of 300 calories per hour, while heavy yard... Read more
Most of the nutrition info I have looked up for McDonald's cones on the Spark website say that the cones are only 150 cal. I live in Canada and when I look up the nutritional value on the actual McDonald's website, it says a cone is 230 cals. Can any... Read more
With the old fitness tracker, I could enter my miles, calories, and notes, then manually edit what flowed through to the fitness tracker (minutes per mile is ALWAYS wrong) with my own description. Usually I would update the minutes per mile to be cor... Read more
First time this week I tried WW fudgesicles and ice cream sandwiches. YUCK! The fudgesicles were cold and chocolate color, not much taste. The sandwiches are very small and very little flavor. Not worth the Price. I do enjoy the Blue Bunny and Ski... Read more
I was amazed to see all the new flavors since last summer. I knew they had vanilla, chocolate and mint, but now I see they have snickerdoodle, strawberry shortcake and peanut butter something. I bought a carton of the snickerdoodles MMM so good. 140... Read more
Have you read your owner's manual lately? The BIBLE! By the time I looked in the Bible for answers, something in my life needed repair. Let's start reading it for the strength to face everyday and have victory over old habits and get healthy!... Read more
Write on the Manual Cover: purchase date, where bought, warranty info, service plan. Instead of a box or file for all manuals...tape the packet to the item or keep in the same room as the appliance in a designated spot. TOSS the old manual when you... Read more
Over the past four years on this never-ending journey, I have had to make many changes to keep me on this path. Some changes were much easier than others, but all changes, both big and small, have been necessary to keep me on course. One of the tough... Read more
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has just released a preliminary draft of the revisions planned for itís Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). This is the manual that medical and mental health professionals use to det... Read more
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