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
Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals... 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
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... Read more
Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h... Read more
I am looking for a sugar free recipe for cake. I have been asked to find one by my pastor. He doesn't want splenda or other artificial sweeteners.
Is this even possible? I've looked at the recipes here at SP and they all have... Read more
I am a Holistic Life Coach, but even my own nutrition knowledge didn't help with my emotional eating or need to snack at night (mmm... sugar). There are so many therapies out there, how do you know what works if you don't try them? So, I tried a nutr... Read more
The absolute hardest thing for me has been to give up that home from work glass of wine or beer. The problem is that I have my glass and then when my husband comes home, we have one together. Before I know it, I have had 1 sometimes 3 drinks in the e... Read more
Ok, I'm not doing so good here. First of all I need to get it together as far as my food goes. I keep thinking I "deserve" to eat this or eat that.
The evenings are the hardest for me. I crave sweets like there is no tomorrow. And I think I dese... Read more
I suspect that every person who reads these boards, like me, frequently consumes artificial sweeteners. But the more I read about it, the more I think I should cut out the aspartame, splenda and saccharine.
Fact: Artificial sweeteners have been... Read more
Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other... Read more
I've only been able to find these online. I love these for breakfast. about 270 calories, 7g fat, 2g fiber, no added sugar -sugar alcohol instead, and 20g protein. flavors like dark chocolate, crunchy peanut butter, brownie crunch, fudge, and white c... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
The wassailers arrived on stage during the local production of the Boar’s Head Yule Log Festival. Their voices boomed, yet blended beautifully.Here we come a-wassailingAmong the leaves so green;Here we come a-wand'ringSo fair to be se... Read more
11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters from Fit SugarHigh Fiber Foods: 7 Surprising Sources from Huffington Post4 Ways Alcohol Hurts Your Fitness Goals from Fit Bottomed GirlsHow to Change Fat Bias from Diet BlogCool Off With 4 DIY Desserts For Hot... Read more
I am back to school today for a brand new school year. I find being at work actually helps - because I pack a lunch and by working at a school there is an eating routine that includes lunch and two snacks. It also helps that my school is in the count... Read more
I've already lost one pound!
Yesterday was a little tough. I got symptoms of the "Atkins Flu" which tends to happen while your body is switching over to burning fat. Felt a little dizzy, tired and had a headache. This went away once I ate dinner... Read more
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