You walk into your local grocery or convenience store and inevitably stumble upon a sea of energy bars. Feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the plethora of health claims, you quickly buy an eye-catching bar with an appealing flavor. But did you really ge... Read more
Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes... Read more
I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ... Read more
Editor's Note: The following three letters were finalists in our June 2005 Break-Up Letter Contest. We'd like to thank everyone who participated and voted. While the contest is closed, you can still read the top three letters below.
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Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
How do you muster up the energy to crawl out of bed? On my days off I'm so tired and worn out it's hard to crawl out and motivate myself. I have no one to push me and that is what I need help........ Read more
If your loosing energy, instead of skipping meals break up small meals throughout the day to give you a little boost. Something high in protein. I make myself a simple smoothie for the days im not super hungry but know im going to need SOMETHING.... Read more
I like KIND bars, if you need something portable. They come in all sorts of flavors, so you can pick one that suits you. I also like mixed nuts (I have Planter's NUTrition "Wholesome" mix) and almond butter on apple slices.... Read more
How to eat a candy bar without the calories!A regular snickers bar has 266 calories! They only take a few moments to eat. To satisfy your craving, use the BITE SIZE snickers and Freeze them.A bite-size Snickers has only 42 calories & freezing it me... Read more
When craving a good ol' fashioned candy bar I reach for one of two things: a granola bar [I especially love Sweet & Salty Almond or Chocolate Chip], OR I grab an ounce of Flipz [Chocolate Covered Pretzels].Compared to candy bars like Nestly Crunch or... Read more
You enjoy a cup of coffee with your breakfast, a glass of tea in the afternoon, a sports drink as you recover from your workout and a few pieces of chocolate to sooth your sweet tooth after dinner. Nearly 80 percent of people around the world consume... Read more
Scared of Halloween candy? Don't be! Unlike all those terrifyingly rich and heavy pumpkin-flavored treats that are everywhere this time of year, these Halloween treats are so low in calories that you'll think you're being tricked!
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