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
This is a must read for anyone thinking of putting their child on meds for ADHD, this may help. When my daughter was in elementary school, we thought she had ADD or ADHD because she couldn't stay focused on her school work & would not eat her meals..... Read more
On Feb 24th, on CBS This Morning, Dr. Mark Hyman, author of "Blood Sugar Solution", breaking food addiction with 10 day detox diet. He states that the recommended daily amounts of sugar for women: 6 tsp, Men: 9 tsp...Actual: 22 tsp. This book went on... Read more
I started this thread after another thread about sugar and my suggestion to tax sugar met with a lot of opposition for a variety of reasons.
It was suggested to start another thread that asks the more general question of how we can avoid over-consu... 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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