It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
''Show me the research!'' Of all the advice and information I absorbed as an undergraduate studying health and physical education, this one phrase from a literature review professor is one that has stuck with me throughout my career.... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
I am flabbergasted that I've lost 1.80 lbs in 6 days! Doesn't sound like a lot but its amazing compared to how my usual diets go! Thats a total of 4.20 lbs in 13 days & 7.125 inches. Finally on the right track!... Read more
I am a 56 stressed Christian CNA who needs to get back on her Paleo diet and needs support from some buddies. I also have some chronic illness that is flaring up due to getting off the Paleo diet. I could use some encouragement!... Read more
Since January 1 I am down 18.1 lbs.. Clean eating is the only way to go!!! 6 pounds till I reach my goal!!! Even through recovery from surgery I am still losing. But man I can't wait to be back running!!... Read more
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I am hoping to lose my pregnancy weight by summer. I gained 30 lbs having post partum hypothyroidism and I am having a hard time getting it off! I'm down 2 lbs since I began tracking, hopefully this helps!... Read more
The gluten-free phenomenon has lead to dozens of new products on store shelves. Breads and baked goods are some of the hardest foods to make tasty and sans gluten. We polled our readers and took their favorite brands for a test drive.The CriteriaFor... Read more
Editor's Note: According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, 1 in 133 Americans are affected by this ailment, which causes them to fall ill if they come in contact with even a trace amount of gluten, the protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Abbie R... Read more
Today marks my first attempt at baking dairy & gluten free bread! I usually just buy it specifically Ener-G Light Brown Rice Loaf. I decided to give baking it a try as I need some extra bread to use for my Thanksgiving stuffing. Hopefully it turns... Read more
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