That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
If you spend any time looking at nutrition labels, you’ve probably noticed some intriguing ingredients in sweet foods that are touted as diet-friendly, sugar-free, low-carb, or even formulated for people with diabetes. One ingredient, known as... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l... Read more
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I am on a no gluten, wheat,corn,egg, milk( dairy) showed sensitivity to all these items. I have cut them out of my diet for 3weeks now and I do feel better, but it is so hard to think of 3 meals a day like... Read more
I was addicted to sugar but didn't know it. I had a Mello Yello every morning, junk food all day, but because I ate a lot of veggies I thought I was pretty healthy. I started a 10 week challenge that entails avoiding added sugar or sugar substitutes... Read more
I have just returned to SparkPeople after a year of non-participation. I got so tired of the tracking that I fell off the wagon. Now I am back on and trying very hard to eat right. If someone had waved a giant Hershey bar in front of me at 10 this mo... Read more
I had advanced GERD for 9 years. I was paralyzed by pain, sweating, internal bleeding and weakness every single day. Green coffee bean extract and green tea extract help regulate my sugar levels. I take Ultimate Flora, Critical Care, probiotics (2)... Read more
Want to know the easiest way to drop a few pounds? Stop drinking sugary beverages, according to a recent study. In a study of 810 adults from across the States, researchers found that liquid calories are a bigger problem than food when it comes to we... Read more
A new study in the journal Cell found that overeating triggers a metabolic response in the brain, even when a person hasn't gained weight. The area of the brain affected is called the hypothalamus, which helps regulate appetite, feeding behavior, en... Read more
I love my sugar. Every night I usually reward myself with a sweet treat, nothing big, maybe two cookies or a mini bar of chocolate or a bit of cream in my coffee.
Two weeks ago purely by chance I ended up two early nights in a row so missed o... Read more
I'm just finished day 4 out of 90 days of trying this diet. I mainly want to see if it gives me more energy. They say the first 2 weeks are the hardest. I'm finding I get hungry a lot faster, as I've elimated a lot of carbs out of my diet, being I'... Read more
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