Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The... Read more
As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
Boy is this a bad time of year to lose some of this excess weight! Got a Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow and another on Friday. Then start baking for Xmas. I've got 30 lbs to lose, so I'll keep on tracking.... Read more
Okay, here's the situation...
I swim 2-3 miles 4x/week in a relatively short amount of time (a two mile swim usually takes me about 45 minutes if I do a straight set, though I usually work on drills and shorter sets, so it averages out to about... Read more
Studies have revealed that green beans help reduce the frequency of migraine attacks. Rich in folate, magnesium and riboflavin GREEN BEANS ARE ATHE PERFECT FOOD FOR A DIABETIC AND THOSE WITH CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS, RA and more. Eat them regularly.... Read more
This is one of my 'Go to' frozen dinners when I'm running close to my limit on calories, fat, etc.This microwave meal is tasty w/ just 270 calories. Other nutrition facts:Tot Fat 4gSat Fat 1.5gPolyunsat 1gMonoUnsat 1.5gChol 30mgNa 540mgPotassiu... Read more
Back in high school, I had a pretty standard lunch. Without fail, I'd eat a cereal bar, a piece of fruit (a banana, an apple or some grapes), and some whole-wheat pretzels. While it wasn't exactly balanced--or filling, it did keep me from succumbing... Read more
The familiar orange box and 'breakfast of champions' slogan has been an American icon for generations. For many athletes, being featured on the box is a goal and dream come true when it happens. In 1921, Wheaties was discovered by accident and becaus... Read more
In entering the nutritional information for a KIND bar today, I noticed how they had B vitamins listed as B1, B2, B3 etc. And of course, the SparkPeople nutritional listing is a capricious listing of B vitamins by their number (B6, B12) as well as B... Read more
Last Tuesday, my blog entry was entitled Goals Met Today: Calories, Carbs, Fat, Protein! Yesterday's food intake let me add two additional goals met: fiber and riboflavin. The fiber goal is important to me because my wife and I have been working hard... Read more
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