In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t... Read more
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
I consider my diet to be pretty healthy. I'm willing to try a wide variety of foods, but there is one thing that I've never been able to eat: seafood. My parents love fish and seafood, so growing up, I tried all kinds. The only seafood I... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
I don't know why but I'm feeling a little and unmotivated. I really want to exercise but the forecast is terrible. Tg ive lost weight. But a bit slower now bc I cheated one day this week and last week.vjust need encouragement motivation. Feeling down... Read more
Why can't McDonalds Strawberry and Cream Cheese pie be healthy?!?!?! My husband received not one but 2 when the sandwich he ordered took too long to make. He lovingly gave me one! Aghhhhh!!!!!... Read more
At least you're taking action now to get back on track instead of really letting it all go. I find it helpful to track calories for the entire day early in the morning so there is so guesswork as far as wondering if I will meet or go over for the day... Read more
I broke down yesterday and took one sip of a coke zero.... I can honestly say I no longer have a need to do it again. I'm going to give myself more credit on small victories and try harder to get under 200 lbs which I still haven't done since March.... Read more
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I consider my diet to be pretty healthy. I'm willing to try a wide variety of foods, but there is one thing that I've never been able to eat: seafood. My parents love fish and seafood, so growing up, I tried all kinds. The only seafood I ever act... Read more
You probably already know that salmon and other fatty fish are a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids, those fats that boost brain and heart health while helping lower bad cholesterol. Did you know that there are several other super sources of Om... Read more
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