''Show me the research!'' Of all the advice and information I absorbed as an undergraduate studying health and physical education, this one phrase from a literature review professor is one that has stuck with me throughout my career.... Read more
We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t... Read more
Frozen TV dinners weren’t served often when I was growing up in the 60’s. However, on rare, extra-busy nights, I remember eating my meal out of that small, compartmentalized aluminum tray. They were always heated in the oven (since microw... Read more
You start a new diet. You see some fantastic results pretty quickly. The struggle, of course, is then maintaining this weight loss. Changing eating patterns for a short period is different than sustaining them. This is the area people seem to hav... Read more
1. What is the most common misconception about calories?
I’d say it’s the belief that calories from different foods are worth more or less. It’s true that fats are higher density in calories than protein or carbohydrates. But... Read more
I started a paleo diet on Monday I have actually gained two pounds since then I'm extremely frustrated. And I know I'm eating too many calories I been counting them. Any tips please let me know... Read more
I've been doing a diet for the past week and I'm a bit concerned. I have only eaten about 900 calories a day when I log my food in. Exact brand and serving size. I feel fine, but I don't want to starve my body of what it needs. Should I eat more?... Read more
I have only been on my diet for 2 days, but both days I have experienced severe headaches. The first day I figured it was like a caffeine withdrawal, but caffeine did not help. Anyone else experience this?... Read more
On Saturday my optometrist confirmed that I have Macular Degeneration (I am 43 years old and a long term wearer of spectacles). After the initial shock and subsequent nervous breakdown, I have started researching what this can mean and how t... Read more
If you've been in touch with diet trends over the past few years, chances are that you've heard of the Paleo diet. When you Google the word "Paleo" or "Paleo diet," you'll find thousands of blogs, recipes, articles and... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Older Women May Spend Two-Thirds of Their Day Sitting HealthDay &nb sp; No matter your age or gender, this story likely will m... Read more
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