You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria.
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Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating. Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c... Read more
If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like other aspects of a healthy lifestyle, stre... Read more
If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you... Read more
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c... Read more
Does anyone feel like they are eating more when they start??? I started a week ago and was so concerned with being below my calories I was starving. Now if I'm hungry I go right to my range... But then it feels I'm always eating... Is this right?... Read more
Ate more than I intended for dinner. Weighed & measured and tracked best that I could. Homemade meatloaf offered at last minute, not entirely sure of calories but I think I am just under 2000.... Read more
Today I have finally started on my weight loss journey. But I know that I am the type of person to lose focus or procrastinate when the initial excitement wears off.
If you could give me any advice, I would appreciate it.
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I was a binge eater for way too long. I had many shameful moments with very large amounts of food. However, after doing a lot of work on myself and really understanding why I binged, I'm happy to say I don't do it anymore. If anyo... Read more
I am doing really good and I've lost some weight I'm keeping up with my exercising and eating pretty good the thing I really am struggling on is my diet soda intake does anybody have any suggestions or advice for overcoming the diet soda curse?... Read more
Check the food recommendations for your Blood Type. Eating according to your blood type maximizes metabolic efficiency, especially if you scrub accumulated Lectins from your receptor sites. See the DEFLECT for your blood type at www.northamericanph... Read more
Know your blood type? Then read Eat Right 4 Your Type and learn what foods you should Avoid and which are Highly Beneficial to maximize your health potential. This has changed my life and now combined with Spark. I can't wait to see what happens. As... Read more
Paula Deen's recent announcement that she has type 2 diabetes set the media ablaze with speculation and discussion regarding the role of her diet and the potentially deadly disease. Some critics claim that her high-fat, high-calorie, high-sodium... Read more
It's no secret that delicious avocados can be the shining star in guacamole, salads, sandwiches and as the creamy center of your California roll. But did you know that avocados are packed with nutritients and make a great diet food, even with th... Read more
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