Is there something unique about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) that could lead to weight gain or health problems? Does your body really know the difference between corn syrup, sugar and other sweeteners? That may depend on who you ask. Some people t... Read more
If you’ve wandered into a natural food store lately, you might have noticed that the selection of sweeteners seems to have multiplied. Powders, syrups, and liquids with exotic-sounding names catch your eye, each claiming to be tastier, healthie... Read more
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
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
When it comes to dieting, there are more myths and old wives' tales than there are verifiable facts. Here we collect all our best resources for debunking top diet myths so you can stop falling for fads and learn how to use a healthy eating plan t... Read more
Everyone ð My name is Megan and I am starting out on my weight loss journey. I am hoping to give inspiration and receive inspiration from all of you. I am 24 and hoping to lose about 40 lbs. Working in restaurants, going to culinary school and... Read more
I am 31 and a mother of 2 boys. I work full time and I am currently in the middle of clinicals for nursing. I need a buddy to help me stay motivated in my busy life. I gained over 60 lbs since my 7 year old was born and I need to get it off.... Read more
I have a fitbit and I am noticing that it's calorie range does not stay the same daily, and is not usually the same as sparks. For those who have a fitbit, which program have you had better success following?... Read more
Just sign up yesterday and love what I see. I am 170 and would like to lose 40 lbs.
I have questions.
I use the flavored packs in my water, is there one better then the other.
I also am on my feet all day and can get up to 7000 steps. I have p... Read more
I am 27.. A mother of 2 and step mother of an additional 2! I stay busy with work and kids but have learned to make time for my health. I need to loose 60 ibs. Add me to buddy up and help with motivation!... Read more
Counting the ingredients in the food you eat will help you avoid high fructose corn syrup and other additives that do nothing to keep you going healthy and strong. Avoiding these additives will also help you ease indigestion and other nasty things. I... Read more
The Corn Refiners Association petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) several years ago requesting a name change for high fructose corn syrup. According to the Association, the change was to alleviate confusion about the ingredient. Ho... Read more
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." --ShakespeareHigh fructose corn syrup, that ubiquitous refined sweetener found in everything from jams and sodas to breads and tomato sauce, has take... Read more
If you are an avid soda drinker be aware of this. I gave up soda many years ago when I saw a piece of meat dropped into a fish tank full of coke. It disso... Read more
Ok, so I'm on day 5 of the Eden Diet the whole premise of this plan is to become less pre-occupied with food
And Ive been trying to notice my hunger pangs, so I can learn to distinguish them from indigestion... Read more
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