While some dieters happily accept when someone suggests a snack, others feel pangs of guilt when a nibble is merely suggested. However, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bite between meals. In fact, snacking might be the missing ingr... Read more
When you're living with chronic heartburn (GERD) cooking and enjoying a meal can be a challenging and often anxiety-filled experience. However, just as there are many foods and cooking techniques that can set off heartburn, there are also plenty... Read more
You're busy. Whether you work full-time, attend college, care for a loved one, run a household—or all of the above—you don’t always have time to make yourself nutritious meals. Like many people who want to eat healthy on a budge... Read more
If you're prone to frequent heartburn symptoms, there are lots of simple things to try before you see your doctor. If one of more of these solutions works for you, great! If not, make an appointment to discover if your heartburn is really a sympt... Read more
Most people are creatures of habit. We go to the grocery store on the same day every week and fill our carts with the same stuff. If it’s Monday, chicken's for dinner and Wednesday always means spaghetti. We are comforted with knowing what... Read more
I am trying to lose weight but eat to deal with the emotional pain that I have been going through. I live in a very toxic environment with two parents who have hurt me beyond comprehension. I have been broken down so many times and feel like my spi... Read more
My name is Lea... I've been a member here since 2010, but I've been absent for the past two years. While I'm not starting over completely... for my heaviest was 275 pounds. I am facing a huge challenge nonetheless. I was down to 159... Read more
Just one of those days feeling like I failed at everything. Broke (which really sucks since I love Christmas), fat, and my kids are being whiney/mean to each other so I feel like a failed parent too. =(
My thoughts are reflecting off my food cho... Read more
Had an Appt. with my Specialist yesterday. MY nighttime med was reduced, and she told me from the way my log looked, that my A!c was probably in the low 7s. Anyone with Diabetes knows that, that is progress in the right direction. I stayed about... Read more
I haven't taken a rest day in 2 or 3 weeks. My back is feeling sore and I'm tired but whenever I tell myself to sleep in and relax, I start feeling guilty like I'm being lazy and force myself to exercise saying "you have to push yourself to get where... Read more
Fast food chains are working hard on their images. No longer wanting to be known for high-fat fare, stores across the globe are offering more options for the health-conscious consumer. Wendy's Super Value Menu has a few, including their famous Ch... Read more
Was your household one that enforced the "Clean Plate Club"? Did you know that could be hurting your weight-loss efforts? Our parents might have had good intentions, but teaching us that we had to eat everything on our plates was not a helpful lesson... Read more
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