"Sweeten without sugar.
Sugar and corn syrup add calories to foods,
but have no nutritional value.
Buy syrup- and sugar-free varieties of
fruit spread, applesauce, juice, and canned fruits.
After all, fruit is naturally sw... Read more
What does your mirror reflect?
Is it your vision?
My mirror used to reflect what I thought others thought about me.
Now I'm older and wise. What is important is who I am to me. Granted I still am not to pleased with the physical image I s... Read more
The next few days will be a tad hectic. So short and sweet it is. I plan on sticking with eating healthy and exercising.
Do you stick with your healthy habit routine when things get hectic?... Read more
Having good tools to deal with being upset, bored, sad, frustrated or stressed will keep me from gnawing, and emptying bags.
(those bags always lie about the serving size, They say it's 7 when it's really only 1 or 2 servings.)
Having al... Read more
Strengthening my new beginnings I resolve to work on:
"Best Diet Tip No. 14: Use non-food alternatives to cope with stress. Sooner or later, you’re going to be faced with a stressful situation. Instead of turning to food for comfort, be pr... Read more
Trying to be more conscious as to what is going into my body, oft times it is difficult to remember which is which.
3. Sweet corn
7. Sweet peas
8. Kiwis ... Read more
Tuesday was St. Pat's Day, Friday spring arrives, and green light means go, all clear, full speed ahead, It's all positive.
Today ALAN0504 posted 15 Diet Tips www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_indivi... Read more
Shopping takes time especially when you read labels. What is frustrating that often times the serving size listed is not a true serving size, it could be bigger or smaller depending what the manufacturer wants to convey.
Do you take the time ... Read more
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Not doing too much for this day, not raising a pint of ale, my body is too sore from going back to water walking. Perhaps the ale would help with the muscle aches. LOL
Enjoy your day!... Read more
Years ago I was told to cut back on the carbs. I don't know if I had a mental block or what, but I truly did not understand carbs. (other than the fact that I loved them.)
Through diabetes education and Sparkpeople, I now understand what a... Read more
I've been told that a bit of protein in the evening helps reduce the morning high readings.
So I have 1oz of 50% Cabot cheddar with 15g of hearty crackers.
Do you have a snack after dinner? What's your choice?... Read more
The time I seemed to lose weight best was when I was pregnant. I made sure that I ate enough protein.
This article on DLife got me thinking. www.dlife.com/diabetes-n ews/2009/03/is_one_diet_as _good_as_another.html
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That would be the best thing for doctors to tell us. Instead we are told what not to eat. That starts the negativity.
I have been trying to put a positive spin on dietary restrictions. Restrictions.... another negative term. See how hard i... Read more