A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
"Help, I am way over in protein!"
"I’m not meeting my fat goal. Is this a problem?"
"How many carbohydrates should I be eating?"
Based on years of research that examined the relationship between nutrient i... Read more
These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave... 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
I weight myself today and I lost 7 pounds and total is 32 3/4 pounds. I'm so happy. tonight I walked and Bured 260 colaries. I hope to be a size down on pant the shirt I'm down one size already. 243... Read more
So last week I gained 4.5 pounds, so I weighed in and now my ticker is saying I lost it and it keeps showing on my friend feed that I've lost 4.5 pounds - though I wish I did, I did not...it should be at 23 pounds not 27 lost... I've gone into my wei... Read more
Gluten free weight loss is difficult. So many of the carbs I can still eat are so high glycemic that it feels like I can't win! My husband and I started working out and eating better 4 wks ago. He's down a size. Me? Not much change yet. Ideas?... Read more
You have most likely heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Some research suggests breakfast is an important part of a healthy eating plan that can help you achieve and maintain your best weight. A new study suggests that... Read more
For a healthy adult, eating more protein than your recommended daily range once a week or so won't have any major impact on your long-term health or weight loss (assuming you still eat approximately the same amount of calories for the day). Based... Read more
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