It’s 10 a.m., and your stomach starts that familiar growl, so you’re tempted to grab a snack. Trouble is, those hunger pangs tend to come at a time when you’re busy, so you’re likely to absentmindedly reach for something quick... Read more
Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f... Read more
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some a.m. meals are better for your heart than others. We've rounded up this list of breakfasts that fall within the heart-healthy guidelines of the Academy of Nutrition and Di... Read more
Most apples are great for eating fresh. But the best apples for baking, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac, are Fuji, Granny Smith and Rome Beauty, while the best for pies are Winesap, Rhode Island Greening, Newtown Pippin, Jonagold and Cortla... Read more
You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast... Read more
I have been away from the site for a couple of months, and upon returning this past week I am getting a 404 Page Not Found error for all of the URLs that previously were the detail pages for the Spark Diet (where it breaks down the stages, with infor... Read more
I am thinking about using oatmeal in my meatloaf recipe, at first I thought this was a healthy alternative to using bread. Then my sister told me it is not such a good idea because the uncooked oatmeal will Absorb any fats from the meat . I use brea... Read more
If you think you can't include oatmeal in your diet because you don't like oatmeal that's sweetened or fruity, try some savory seasonings instead. A few shakes of that spice blend you love on chicken, a little garlic salt, or even a dash of cayenne... Read more
I used to eat oatmeal cookies for snacks. I thought maybe even the oatmeal was good for me. Once I started to diet, I realized I was snacking on 225 calories of cookie!I started keeping a basket of grape tomatos around, and I pop one or two of them w... Read more
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In the spirit of David Letterman, I'll provide a top ten list for why I like the oatmeal diet: two meals a day are totally oatmeal. I use the steel-cut kind, which take about 30 minutes to cook.
1. You can make a large amount and microw... Read more
Got my hunger and energy back. Also my throat is letting me know that my thyroid has kicked back in as well as feeling really hot part of the time.
I didn't lose weight today, but I think I might be down some tomorrow if what I'm feeling is a... Read more
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