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
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
Dating isn’t easy. In the beginning stages, deciding what to wear, where to go, and whether you should or shouldn't kiss can be stressful. Then, once you start to get more serious, you have big decisions to make, such as whether to be exclu... Read more
Studies of American eating habits reveal that almost a quarter of the calories we consume come from nutrient-poor selections – better known as "junk food." If one-fourth of what we eat is junk food, a plan for weight reduction should... Read more
I decided to cut out alcoholic drinks for awhile after finding out during an ileoscopy that my intestines have inflammation. Had just one glass of red wine last night. Still feeling good. Anyone else love wine?! #moderation #alcohol #wine... Read more
Could use some low-cal alcoholic drink choices. I have been a gin drinker for years and replaced my standard tonic water w club soda..yay...but gin is still kinda high on calories. What do you all drink????... Read more
Blood work a couple of days ago showed that my B-1 level is 45nmol/L, while the standard range is 70-180 according to the lab that did the test.
My doctor told me to take 100mg daily. I'm wondering if, there is more than one type of B1 on the m... Read more
Track your foods the day before you plan on eating them. That way, you're not tempted to eat foods that aren't on the tracker. Part of it is being too lazy to change it once you've put it in.However, make sure you track treats for yourself on spec... Read more
The French can't get enough of the bubbly stuff, and no, I'm not talking about champagne. Almost every French household keeps Perrier in the fridge. And why not? It's 0 calorie, is a natural source of minerals, and the bubbles keep you feeling full s... Read more
It’s Friday night, you’re tired after a long, hard week, but you really want to go out with your friends and do a little partying. The solution: mix your alcohol with an “energy” drink like Red Bull or Monster. It’s the new way to have your alcohol b... 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
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