It’s 10 a.m., and your stomach starts that familiar growl, so you’re tempted to grab a snack. Trouble is, those hunger pangs tend to come at a time when you’re busy, so you’re likely to absentmindedly reach for something quick... Read more
Diet advice is everywhere—in the newspaper, the new government guidelines, and on the SparkPeople site. "Limit sweets, cut down on sugary foods, and decrease consumption of refined carbohydrates," it says. So, bold words like &quo... Read more
You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast... Read more
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba... Read more
While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li... Read more
I had some juice that is 100% apple juice with nothing added but then found it has 37.1g of sugar in it and 173 cals - scary! I thought I was making a healthy choice when I got this but now it doesn't seem good ?
Then I looked at sugar in an app... Read more
I went from coffee with creamer and sugar to black coffee over the course of a month or so. I rarely drink energy drinks since I get jitters from them. They're great when I need to deep-clean the house; I can channel the jitters into productivity!... Read more
I'm on day 5 of my forever plan to not eat exorbitant amounts of sugar (which has been my MO for years).
The first 3 days I thought I was literally going insane. My body craved sugar like no other, I was like a drug addict detoxing. My brain wa... Read more
Blood sugar spikes, according to my diabetic mom, can be controlled by the regular use of cinnamon capsules. She swears by it, along with the usual low sugar, diabetic diet. According to her, even if you watch sugar intake, it can still spike.... Read more
I switched the spoon in my sugar bowl to a 1/2 tsp measuring spoon.I don't notice the difference in my coffee, but feel more in control by measuring my portion...plus hubby and kids know exactly how much sugar to add when they treat me by fixing my c... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
When I was growing up, my parents kept our pantry stocked with at least five different kinds of cereal, and I spent many a Sunday morning eating it out of a bowl the size of my head while reading the comics. I got smarter about portion control in col... Read more
Editor's Note: This is a part of a series about how to re-create some of your favorite healthy foods at home. A double-dose of blueberries (frozen and dried) gives these muffins extra flavor, and whole-wheat flour adds fiber. Although they’re not th... Read more
Last night we had company over for tea. O don't really know the people, so I decided that the sugar bowl should be out, on case they wanted sugar in the tea.
I searched and searched to no avail. No sugar bowl.
My husband came home, and found... Read more
self portrait based on the memory of a photo taken in 1959 )when I was approximately two years old) WHEN FAT WAS CUTE!
Did some drawing yesterday
This only took an hour! See... Read more
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