At some point in your life, you have probably tried cantaloupe. Even if this is not your favorite fruit in the world, it has some amazing benefits that might just change your mind.
For starters, cantaloupe is an amazing source of Vitamin A and i... Read more
Medications can either be your best friend or a big nuisance when you suffer from heartburn. While antacids (Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids and Tums) provide immediate relief for acid reflux, there are several common medications you might take for other he... Read more
Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
My boyfriend proposed last Thursday. :) I'd really like to find a nice restaurant we could go to celebrate, just the two of us, y'know? But, I'm not willing to blow my diet completely. Any suggestions?
Requirements: Not fish! Shellfish is okay t... Read more
This Saturday, I will be running my first 5K. I am very excited and although I know I may not be able to run the whole entire way yet, I have come very far in my training. Six months ago, I wouldn't have run 5 yards, much less 5K!
My question... Read more
I know whole wheat is best, but I find it has more fibre than I can handle so I've just been eating white bread. Is there such a thing as bread that has benefits of whole wheat but not the fibre?
Is rye bread a bread with low fibre?... Read more
I had a meeting with a dietician for pre diabeties. She told me to get in 15 net carbs a day. She said that 15g equals one net carb, so if i eat something with 30 grams of carbs that is 2 carb choices for the day leaving me 13 more. So i understand a... Read more
I am having trouble keeping my Potassium K within the required range, I constantly fall lower than the required range for me. I know Potassium is vital when exercising. I know Bananas are a good source of Potassium K but what other products, veggies,... Read more
When my nutrients are low, especially potassium, magnesium, and calcium, a quick and easy boost is adding molasses to my diet. Peanut butter and molasses sandwiches are a quick and easy boost to those numbers!... Read more
Perhaps you have heard eating a banana or drinking a glass of orange juice or milk can help relieve the pain of leg cramps. Maybe you have read that a diet high in potassium can help reduce blood pressure or the risk of a kidney stone incident.
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Men's Health Magazine and the authors of Eat This Not That recently released The Saltiest Foods in America 2009 list. They looked at many different categories of fast foods, comfort foods and snacks. What was the saltiest food in America for 2009?P.... Read more
I got my lab results today. My potassium level is low. "Eat more bananas & drink more orange juice." Bananas? And exactly how much orange juice do they expect me to drink? I like it a lot but will lose that if I begin to drink a gallon a day. lol.
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