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 it comes to unhealthy habits, there are many that are universally acknowledged: smoking, eating too much junk food, tanning beds, skimping on your sleep. But what about cooking with the wrong oil? Sitting all day? While they might not be as well... Read more
The all-or-nothing mentality prevails in our society. Here at SparkPeople though, we know better. Moderation is our mantra, and we repeat it so often that most of us understand the importance of applying it to exercise, eating and setting goals. Stil... Read more
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
When I was a wee tot, I frequently had stomach pains that were once bad enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Everything looked fine according to the doctor, but my pains continued. Finally, an allergist diagnosed me with a milk allergy, an... Read more
Thanks. It's not salt. We cut salt from our diet almost 20 years ago. Starch is a thought I will explore. I don't really eat starchy foods except potatoes and occasionally rice.
I really appreciate your thoughts!!! HUGS... Read more
What is considered a healthy high protein diet?High protein, low carbohydrate diets are all the rage at the moment, with literally hundreds of different diets promoting this concept. However, there is a huge amount of variation in the amounts of pr... Read more
Healthy proteinsWhen embarking on a high protein diet, it is important to obtain your protein from healthy sources. Some high protein diets, most notably the Atkins diet, promote a diet that is high in protein and low in carbs, but also very high in... Read more
For a healthy adult, eating more protein than your recommended daily range once a week or so won't have any major impact on your long-term health or weight loss (assuming you still eat approximately the same amount of calories for the day). Based... Read more
If you’re someone who’s watching what you eat for weight loss or better health, you probably believe that obesity is caused by eating more calories than you expend each day. And that keeping fat intake—especially saturated fat—relatively low and carb... Read more
I see folks all low carb, high fat,, high protein dieting and losing lots and lots of weight.
I'm envious. I have a friend dropped 75+ pounds lc/hf she said the other day she had a lot of bacon and cheese.
I'm not envious of the food because I'm... Read more
And I kicked it's BOOTY today!
Some good Macros if I do say so myself. It is kinda hard to get that much protein in a day! I drank two protein shakes. I made some mason salad jars for the week a... Read more
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