That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the 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
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These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and... Read more
What works best for you: to eat different foods or to eat the same thing every day?
When I started my weightloss journey, some years ago, my nutricionist gave me a list of things I could/should eat. It was varied and she showed me how to combin... Read more
I used to be one of those people who used to go into stores and sample out or demonstrate everything from diet shakes to water purifiers to power washers. Ya, I did that! :D It was fun and found me receiving up to 30 lb boxes of chocolates or gum... Read more
I am trying to find some ideas for what I can buy to use with what I already have to cook new and healthy meals on a small budget. I tend to do a big shopping trip at the beginning of a month and buy staples to make meals with. Where I struggle is 1.... Read more
Other than the month around harvest (starting now! yeah!) vegies are really expensive in my neck of the woods. Basically out side of my budget for all but some basics like carrots, lettuce, cabbage.
How important is "variety" in your 5 servings... Read more
Hi ! I blogged about this today, but figured I'd ask about it on the message boards in case anyone here could help.
I'm looking for a way to shake up my meal plan. So far, I've been eating what the trainer ordered. It's the same 4-6 meals every... Read more
I've recently been diagnosed with allergies to wheat, oats, soy, malt, barley and rye... I'm not saying go out and find yourself an allergy, but I can't help but think if I hadn't been diagnosed I'd still be in my rut. I'm eating so much better. Fres... Read more
Elin Johansson has received a scientific award for her research results concerning barley and GLP-1. She presented facts that Intake of a barley evening meal stimulates GLP-1 release, improves glucose tolerance and appetite regulation.1/4 cup of barl... Read more
Munching MisstepsYou watch what you eat and feel pretty savvy about nutrition. But as you’re racing from one chore to the next, it’s easy to skimp on certain nutrients and overdose on others. The good news: “There’s no food o... Read more
When I was a kid, my mom cooked hot cereal most winter mornings--the good kind, not the flavored stuff that came in packets. Rich, warm and filling, the cream of wheat, oatmeal and other "healthy" cereals tided me over until lunchtime. These days, wh... Read more
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