Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation... Read more
Chili dogs, chocolate ice cream, and cherry cola. Summer brings a lot of tempting treats. But unfortunately, many of these warm weather foods can leave your belly more than a little upset—especially if you're prone to heartburn.
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You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We are a society of ice cream lovers, with the average American licking her way through almost 5 gallons of the creamy confection each year, according to the Canadian Dairy Info Centre. (Only New Zea... Read more
Cutting calories may seem like a daunting task, especially when you're trying to cut hundreds of calories each day to lose the recommended 1-2 pounds per week. Will you go hungry? Will your meals taste like cardboard? Will you have to give up you... Read more
I always put pressure on myself when dieting so I end up failing. Now I decided to weigh myself once a month to keep the pressure off. My first weigh-in was today and I lost 5 lbs! Not much compared to others but I want to take it slow this time... Read more
So I fell off my diet and gained back 10 of the 15 I lost but I've been back on track this week and lost the first 5 I gained back! Took me a week to gain 10 pounds and will take 2 weeks to take it back off! Teaching myself a lesson here #weightcheck... Read more
Hey guys, I'm new to this whole dieting thing... I have also helped a lot of close friends through eating disorders, and doubts in their body image. if you need anyone to talk to I'm available! #firstpost... Read more
So my diet and exercise went off the rails last week or so I just transition from my old job to a new one and getting ready for deployment and added a two month old child and boom all down hill but hey new day new start...Always forward... Carry on... Read more
What I miss the most in low calorie diets is dessert. I cannot eat just one or two cookies. For 100 calories, I have a sixteen ounce root beer float. I use diet root beer and one-half cup (100 calories) of slow churned low fat vanilla ice cream.... Read more
The American Association for Clinical Chemistry has officially stated that diets high in carbohydrates, especially sugar, lead to increases in triglyceride levels. To lower triglyceride levels remove the following foods from your diet: sweets, sugar... Read more
When you're out to dinner, you probably make special requests to slim down your meal: sauce on the side, no butter, hold the salt. You can also to the same for your favorite cocktails!When we sidle on up to the bar or pour a drink at home, we can... Read more
St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner. If you're like most Americans looking for a reason to party, this means one of two (or…two of two) things: 1) You're going to down a pint of your favorite Irish beer in celebrate of St.... Read more
As many of you know, I went on a weekend-long eating spree. I felt totally out of control, and no matter how much I ate, I just didn't seem satisfied. In hindsight, I can see that I just a) wasn't eating enough day to day and b) hadn't allowed myse... Read more
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