The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant... Read more
Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... 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
"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... Read more
Even though the notorious "Freshman 15" is really just a myth, leaving home for the first time can translate into weight gain or bad eating habits. It's hard to make healthy choices when confronted with a buffet of options in the dining... Read more
I'm in my first week after diagnosis if Type II Diabetes, so I have a lot to learn and figure out.
One question: Instead of eating 45 carb meals, can you eat a 15 carb "snack" every couple of hours?... Read more
Has anyone used the meal planner on this app? I really need something I don't have to plan. Mine and my husbands schedule are making it really hard to stay healthy and even eat at home for that matter. Usually we just run out and bring something home... Read more
I was so inspired by the info commercial on the 21 Day Fix that I had to buy it. It finally arrived...and has not yet been removed from the box other than to look at it. After reading through the booklet and reviewing 1 of the 30 minute exercise ro... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)
I didnít lose 145 pounds overnight. It took many baby steps to change my lifestyle. Why a lifestyle change instead of a diet? Iíve now kept over 100 pounds off for over 3 years and lost even more. Diets never d... Read more
Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma... Read more
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