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
Before starting my weight loss journey for the umpteenth time back in January, I read up on a lot of different diets, way of eating. There a lot of sites that recommend cutting out dairy all together, like we don't need it, it causes acne, people los... Read more
On Day 7 of 30 alcohol free. SHOCKED to have lost 6 lbs in 6 days. AND HAPPY!
I am able to stick to 1200 calories a day, which I need to do badly until I reach a healthy BMI. Thanks so much for your encouragement!... 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
What is Gluten?Wheat, barley and rye contain a protein known as gluten. Although gluten can be well-tolerated as a healthy part of a typical diet, some people have sensitivities to this protein. People who have physical reactions to the ingestion of... 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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