Skim and almond and soy, oh my! The days of the milkman dropping off either whole or skim milk are long gone. These days, there's a dairy (or non-dairy) variety to meet every taste, dietary requirement and lifestyle—and they don't alway... Read more
So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness.
I was just about to congratulate myself... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
If you’re seeking to reduce your caloric intake, then sugar substitutes are worth a look. Sweeteners like sucralose and stevia are 200 to 600 times sweeter than granulated cane sugar, and they contain 0 to 5 calories per 1 g serving. When used... Read more
One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a... Read more
Feel your best with water: as summer arrives, temperatures heat up. And as we become more active, so do we. More vigorous activity in this weather generally means we sweat more. Drinking water for health.... Read more
#healthy I am now maintaing. Have been for about a month. I normally workout 2x a day for 30 min each time. Is this still ok or should I be doing it differently now? I woekout 2x/6 days a week and 1x on the seventh.... Read more
Been at it for 2 1/2 weeks now. I am seeing some changes, and I know with time and effort they will continue. Getting ready to start a 21 Day Fix challenge with friends, so I hope the workouts and eating healthy do the trick!!!... Read more
I am 21 and I have fibromyalgia and arthritis I also suffer from multiple stomach problems and I have Addison disease along with a neurologic movement disorder . So I for sure understand the pain and difficultly weight loss and staying motivated is.... Read more
Dr Mark Hyman Says "Stop confusing your body. If you have a desire for something sweet, have a little sugar, but stay away from “fake” foods. Researchers found that the total food eaten over 14 days dramatically increased in the artificial sweetener... Read more
Are You Getting Too Many Artificial Sweeteners?To be human is to enjoy sweet foods: Even newborns have been shown to exhibit a preference for sweet tastes. As a result, people have long sought sweet additions to their diet.Thousands of years ago, we... Read more
Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another... Read more
Since its 1999 debut, Splenda has become the country's most popular artificial sweetener, not only for sweetening coffee and tea, but also for cooking and baking. Until now, the sucralose-based Splenda has been considered a safe sugar substitute,... Read more
Q: I've heard that artificial sweeteners can make you crave more sweets. So why do weight loss plans encourage eating foods—like yogurt—with artificial sweeteners? —HILARY SHEFFLER HOWARD, ATHOL, IDA: Diet sodas get more negativ... Read more
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