So you've decided to adopt a heart-healthy diet. That doesn't mean that you have to give up all delicious foods. You can have it all--even dessert! It just means that you need to be smart about your choices of sweet treats. We've rounded... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
''Show me the research!'' Of all the advice and information I absorbed as an undergraduate studying health and physical education, this one phrase from a literature review professor is one that has stuck with me throughout my career.... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
Hubby wanted Dairy Queen for dinner tonight. I opted for Subway instead. I over ate a little, but I'm so glad I didn't get the greasy fast food. Incidentally, I haven't eaten Subway in months..it's not as good as it was. I'll stick with eating in... Read more
A friend told me about this product. i tried it and it was really good.here is the nutrition facts itsNut-freePeanut-freeTree nut-freeGluten-freeDairy-free27% RDA of Vitamin E8% of ironDouble the fiber of peanut butter with the same level of proteinN... Read more
All of the above as part of a very regimented diet worked to break my plateau that had me frozen at 220 pounds for two years even though i walked 30 minutes daily, and ate from 1300-1400 calories daily. I tracked my food daily too, but couldn't lose... Read more
The gluten-free phenomenon has lead to dozens of new products on store shelves. Breads and baked goods are some of the hardest foods to make tasty and sans gluten. We polled our readers and took their favorite brands for a test drive.The CriteriaFor... Read more
How to EatDo you sometimes feel like you're being bombarded with hot-off-the-presses information about the best way to eat? (Gluten-free will help you lose weight! Swap sugar for agave! Fat-free is healthiest!) It's enough to make you think... Read more
I am so mad at myself. 3 days of gluten and dairy free and today I drop the ball. I had Boston market squash casserole and creamed spinach. It is so easy to forget. I have autoimmune disease so I really need to try to keep dairy and gluten free at al... Read more
Yesterday felt quite good, did not have any cravings, any withdrawal symptoms (yes, one can really get addicted to gluten/dairy products!!)
Today is a bit worse. I am having this funny headache, irritability, lethargy, pain all over body, nausea,... Read more
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