It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas... Read more
When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess... Read more
Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation... Read more
Since low carbohydrate diets became popular, the phrase "net carbs" has become a fairly regular fixture on the labels of food products. But, if you are not familiar with the term you may be wondering what in the world it means!
There a... Read more
A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone... Read more
Seriously contemplating diet pills or even something just to help my mental psyche or help with cravings.. I was doing so good but Im tired of starting over and I won't give up.. This is hard... Read more
So I've been tracking all my foods and I hit a wall. I am finding that I constantly have to think about food. I wake up, do my thing, but I am either looking for recipes or brainstorming ideas, or I'm actually in the kitchen preparing...I... Read more
A long time ago, I dieted using a combination of Sparkle people and ediets and was very successful. Unfortunately, I fell off the diet train and have regained the weight, only now I have diabetes and truly need to get healthy again. #firstpost... Read more
You might be surprised to learn that "sugar-free" does not necessarily mean carbohydrate-free or calorie-free. Although some sugar substitutes do not add calories or carbohydrate, many do. And it is the carbohydrate that has the greatest effect on bl... Read more
Are Carbs Standing in the Way of Your Weight Loss?There’s no question that obesity is a major problem in the United States, with about two-thirds of all adults weighing more than they should. In recent years, carbohydrates have shouldered much of the... Read more
A small study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed the clinical responses of three popular diet regimens in people that had already achieved weight loss. The goal of the study was to not only look at energy e... Read more
Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans... Read more
What a perfect place to share what I've found through more than 5 years of low carbing it!
Before I made this wonderfully healthy way of eating a lifestyle for me, I used it as a "diet" and lost 50 lbs. the first time & close to 65 lbs. the secon... Read more
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